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Canada needs a bolder approach to skills training

Jan 26, 2023
Written by Pedro Barata, Wendy Cukier, Andrew Parkin
With labour unrest back in the headlines, it is reassuring to know there is at…
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Indigenous nation thrives after “investing in ourselves” – Q & A with Membertou Chief

Jan 19, 2023
Written by Chief Terrance Paul
This article first appeared on the Magnet website. It is a great example of the…
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Accelerator program helps sustainable commuting organization turn ideas into reality

Dec 12, 2022
Written by Dorinda So
As a sustainable commuting organization, pointA works to reduce the negative impact of congestion and…
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Workers with disabilities will soon become the new norm

Nov 11, 2022
Written by Jeannette Campbell
Disability inclusion is driving the future of work in this country. You may not be…
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Accelerator pilot program favours experimentation and innovation

Oct 21, 2022
Written by Gordon Chan, Moeez Ali
The Innovation Lab at the Future Skills Centre (FSC) makes it easier for project partners…
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A new way to farm: Agtech and the future of farm work

Oct 6, 2022
Written by Murray Fulton, Marc-André Pigeon, Bill Oemichen, Yang Yang
Agricultural technology – or agtech – receives a lot of attention these days, whether from…