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Millennials’ job plight is more complex than just unemployment

canadianbusiness.com — Peter Shawn Taylor's recent article, " The youth unemployment myth," presents a distorted picture of the youth labour market and the realities that young Canadians face in the post-financial crisis economy. I'd like to counter some of the myths his analysis perpetuates in turn. Let's start with the big picture.
Jan 29, 2015

RT @YouthAndWork: I wrote a piece for @cdnbiz on youth un(der)employment, precarious work, and policy responses. See: canadianbusiness.com/blogs-and-comm… #canlab #cdnpoli

Jan 29, 2015

RT @cdnbiz: There’s more to millennials’ plight than just job numbers, says @youthandwork: ow.ly/IaJKc #cdnbiz pic.twitter.com/bAdOduGDtC

N.W.T. premier launches study to lay groundwork for oil pipeline to Arctic Ocean

canadianbusiness.com — OTTAWA - The premier of the Northwest Territories says it's time to start laying the groundwork for a potential oil pipeline to the Arctic Ocean, notwithstanding currently depressed global energy prices. Bob McLeod announced to an Ottawa reception Thursday evening that he's launching a year-long feasibility study that will examine an energy, communications and transportation corridor up the Mackenzie Valley.
Jan 30, 2015

I wrote about this in 2013 good idea RT @dianefrancis1 N.W.T. premier wants oil pipeline to Arctic Ocean canadianbusiness.com/business-news/… #cdnpoli

More than $3.4B in new revenue belies Tory claim of lowering taxes: Liberals

canadianbusiness.com — OTTAWA - Many Canadians may be looking forward to new federal tax measures helping their finances, but newly released figures show the government's own bottom line is getting a boost, thanks to a number of quiet tax and tariff changes.
Jan 29, 2015

RT @CdnPress_Ott: More than $3.4B in new revenue belies Tory claim of lowering taxes: Liberals bit.ly/1CPijMm #cdnpoli

Jan 29, 2015

RT @CdnPress_Ott: More than $3.4B in new revenue belies Tory claim of lowering taxes: Liberals bit.ly/1CPijMm

Opportunities 2015: Retrofit dumb appliances into smart ones

canadianbusiness.com — At the advent of the Internet age in the early 1990s, politicians talked of an "information superhighway," a new public infrastructure that would have to be built to bring digital connectivity into each and every home. Long before it got off the ground, however, industry figured out ways to deliver the same thing over existing twisted-pair phone lines, TV cables and, eventually, wireless networks.