The numbers behind Canada's funding of Indigenous First Nation education
After Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced $1.9 billion in funding for Indigenous First Nation education February 7, lawyer Judith Rae thought she would check out the impact of the funding.
She specializes in First Nation legal issues at the law office of Olthuis, Kleer, Townshend (OKT) and wanted to understand how much of an improvement this funding ...
Young Canadians are taking steps to protect their reputations on social media, according to new research by the non-profit group, MediaSmarts. A survey of over 5,400 people looks at how they go about controlling their on line persona and how they protect personal information.
Shift of human resources work to Mexico part of Bombardier layoffs
Canadian aerospace and train manufacturer Bombardier will transfer some human resources positions from its Montreal facility to Mexico as part of the layoffs announced in January, according to a Canadian Press report by Ross Marowits Friday (February 21). The human resources move involves 10 non-union positions.
The laid-off employees were notified of the change this week. According to the report, two have ...
Government offers land reserved for reindeer grazing in Canada's North for oil, gas exploration
Land reserved for reindeer grazing in Canada's North has instead been offered up by the Canadian government for oil and gas exploration, according to a Canadian Press report by journalist Steve Rennie. Companies interested in obtaining exploration rights in the Mackenzie Delta and Beaufort Sea region of the Northwest Territories were asked last year to show their interest.