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Angella MacEwen | What can government do to address precarious employment? A whole lot, it turns out.
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Lynne Fernandez | A new Errol Black Chair paper explains how a combination of governmental policies and initiatives in Manitoba allows social enterprises to reduce carbon emissions while employing inner city workers.
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Angella MacEwen | Where have we seen the strongest job growth or worst job losses, and what are the trends that might affect this in the coming year? Angella MacEwen offers her "things to watch" list for 2016.
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Kevin Harding | Many Canadians believe there's a trade-off to be made between employment and environmental sustainability. But that doesn't have to be the case, particularly if we look at co-ops as a source of jobs.
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Iglika Ivanova | This week, the provincial government released its update on where provincial finances are at six months into the fiscal year and where the economy is heading. The news is not very good.
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Lynne Fernandez | Could the Manitoba government do more? Absolutely. Is there room for criticism? No doubt. But let's play fair.
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Lynne Fernandez | If governments would recognize the advantages of partnering with social enterprises, more people would get the training and experience they need to meet Manitoba's future labour market demands.
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various | The economy is one of the most critical ballot-box issues facing Canadian voters this election. CCPA staff share the questions they would like the leaders to answer tonight.
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Sheila Block | With consultations starting up again this week, the special advisers for Ontario's Changing Workplace Review would do well to look at two new developments in U.S. labour markets.
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David Macdonald | Does the fact that we're in recession mean we can finally focus on the non-recovery of the job market or the fact that jobs are far more precarious than they have been in years? Let's hope so.
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Andrew Jackson | Congratulations to StatsCan on the occasion of the first release from the National Job Vacancy and Wage Survey, with data for the first quarter of this year.
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Louis-Philippe Rochon | With news of economic turmoil in China and other emerging economies, repercussions for Canada will be atrocious. Worse yet, the macroeconomics are just not adding up for a recovery.