Opinions

Winders: Kenney puts employer 'freeloading' on job training in the spotlight


Jason Winders
October 09, 2014

Last week, Jason Kenney said what many have been thinking. “I stand up in front of business audiences and say: You guys have been, to some extent, freeloading on the public training system,” the Employment Minister told the Canada 2020 Conference in Ottawa. “We need to see businesses put more resources into skills development.”

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Cook: Rereading rekindles past for alumnus


Darin Cook
October 09, 2014

It was the best grade I ever received on a university essay – 92 on a research paper about Henry David Thoreau’s Walden in American Literature class.

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Zyss: Effort started as a student still changing lives


Joshua Zyss
October 02, 2014

There is life after Typhoon Haiyan. Highly compromised. Totally devastated. But still there.

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Domina: Ukraine at War: When history becomes personal


Natalya Domina
September 24, 2014

The Russian invasion into the eastern part of Ukraine was highly predictable. But the four months I spent at home in Mariupol, a densely populated city in southeastern Ukraine, was the time when this very history became personal and rather painful.

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Winders: Why not hop a plane bound for better opportunities


Jason Winders
September 24, 2014

Don’t think about this in terms of a grand economy. Boil it down.

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