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Show entries from: January 2012 returned 162 result(s).

Part 2: People Without Jobs; Jobs Without People-Dr. Rick Miner

Published: 1/20/2012 7:37:00 PM - Author: none
'Dr. Rick Miner, Seneca's President Emeritus presents on Ontario's labour market future from his report People Without Jobs, Jobs Without People. What is the disconnect and what can we do about it to ensure propsperity across Ontario.'

Part 1: People Without Jobs; Jobs Without People-Dr. Rick Miner

Published: 1/20/2012 7:24:00 PM - Author: none
'Dr. Rick Miner, Seneca's President Emeritus presents on Ontario's labour market future from his report People Without Jobs, Jobs Without People. What is the disconnect and what can we do about it to ensure propsperity across Ontario.'

SHSM Student-made video

Published: 1/20/2012 7:09:00 PM - Author: none
SHSM at AY Jackson SS (TDSB)

Harper warns of "tough" economic choices to be made in 2012

Published: 1/20/2012 6:24:00 PM - Author: none
'With Europe on the verge of a new recession and the rest of the world facing economic uncertainty, Prime Minister Stephen Harper warns that 2012 will undoubtedly be another challenging year for Canada.

But he wants Canadians to know that he feels their pain.

"Canadians have consistently told us the economy is their top priority," Harper wrote...'

Ontario studies new regulations to ensure home renovations are energy efficient

Published: 1/20/2012 6:19:00 PM - Author: none
'Ontario is looking at possible regulations to ensure home renovations are done in an energy efficient manner, triggering warnings any new rules could drive more people to the underground economy.

The province has put out a request-for-proposals looking for companies to study ways of developing regulations to make sure energy efficient standards are observed in home renovations. Similar regulations were introduced Jan. 1 for new home construction...'

Vancouver author aims to stimulate construction curiosity in children

Published: 1/20/2012 6:16:00 PM - Author: none
'Bright and colourful illustrations and fun facts walk children through the fundamentals of buildings and structures in a new book.

Look at That Building! A First Book of Structures by Vancouver illustrator-author Scot Ritchie, introduces young readers to basic construction concepts through the eyes of five friends, who want to build a doghouse for their dog Max...'

British Columbia invests in training

Published: 1/20/2012 6:13:00 PM - Author: none
'The province of British Columbia is investing $1.5 million in essential skills training, including training for the construction sector...'

WestJet plan a new threat to Air Canada

Published: 1/20/2012 6:11:00 PM - Author: none
'WestJet Airlines Ltd. WJA-T plans to create a regional carrier next year to combat Air Canada, placing a bet that lower fares will lure passengers in smaller markets.

The Calgary-based company unveiled its proposal to employees on Monday, saying it expects to break with its strategy of maintaining a single fleet of Boeing 737s and will acquire 40 turboprops...'

When Teamwork Stifles Creativity

Published: 1/20/2012 6:08:00 PM - Author: none
'Collaboration is all the rage and solitude is out...Solitude makes us more productive and can also facilitate learning...'

Tablet computers will continue to be growth area of technology market: study

Published: 1/20/2012 6:03:00 PM - Author: none
'Canadians who already own a tablet computer are expected to buy another one and some small households will have more tablets than people, says Deloitte Canada's annual report on technology trends.

Deloitte Canada's 2012 study says almost five per cent of tablet sales this year will be made to households that already own one, just a few years after they came on the market...'
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