Trump says he hopes Stacey Abrams will ‘do a good job’ in Democratic rebuttal of State of the Union

Trump says he hopes Stacey Abrams will ‘do a good job’ in Democratic rebuttal of State of the Union

in Jan 31, 2019

[ad_1] U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday that he hoped former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams would “do a good job” after she was chosen to deliver the Democratic rebuttal for the State of the Union next week, but added Brian Kemp beat her in the race with only his support over the multiple people[…]

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Quebec government to table ban on religious signs, mulls grandfather clause – Montreal

Quebec government to table ban on religious signs, mulls grandfather clause – Montreal

in Jan 30, 2019

[ad_1] Quebec Premier François Legault said his government is ready to table a bill to ban public employees in authority positions from wearing religious symbols. READ MORE: Quebec’s proposed religious symbol ban for public workers fuelled by specific symbols: study The Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) government is in Gatineau on Wednesday and Thursday for a caucus[…]

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N.S. geologist who was killed in Burkina Faso died while working job ‘he loved’: son

N.S. geologist who was killed in Burkina Faso died while working job ‘he loved’: son

in Jan 30, 2019

[ad_1] Family members of a Canadian mining executive who was kidnapped and killed by gunmen in western Africa said at his funeral Wednesday that his murder was senseless, but they also recognize he died while pursuing the work he was passionate about. Officials in the Burkina Faso government have said the body of Kirk Woodman[…]

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Eastern Alberta communities fear NDP’s oil production cap change will mean job losses

Eastern Alberta communities fear NDP’s oil production cap change will mean job losses

in Jan 29, 2019

[ad_1] Workers in communities like Bonnyville, Lakeland County, Elk Point and Lloydminster are worried changes to Alberta’s oil curtailment formula will cost as many as 1,000 people their jobs. “Everyone’s in kind of a state of panic,” said Kurt Muller, who runs Jacknife Oilfield Services, a transportation and mechanical repair company in Bonnyville. “It’s challenging.[…]

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‘I believe you were not doing your job’: EMSB votes to dock chair’s salary over prolonged absence – Montreal

‘I believe you were not doing your job’: EMSB votes to dock chair’s salary over prolonged absence – Montreal

in Jan 28, 2019

[ad_1] English Montreal School Board (EMSB) chairperson Angela Mancini was in the hot seat Monday evening, as school commissioners gathered for a special meeting to address Mancini’s prolonged absence from board-related functions. On Friday, Mancini attended an EMSB event at a school in Hampstead; it was her first public appearance since last October. During the time Mancini was absent,[…]

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Former Edmonton Eskimos linebacker J.C. Sherritt joins Calgary Stampeders coaching staff

Former Edmonton Eskimos linebacker J.C. Sherritt joins Calgary Stampeders coaching staff

in Jan 28, 2019

[ad_1] Less than two weeks after announcing his retirement from the CFL, former Edmonton Eskimos linebacker J.C. Sherritt has a new job with the Calgary Stampeders. Sherritt, 30, has been named the Stamps’ new linebackers coach. “I’m excited for the next part of my career,” Sherritt said in a media release Monday morning. “An opportunity[…]

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Family Matters podcast: Moms re-entering the workforce & Canada’s new food guide

Family Matters podcast: Moms re-entering the workforce & Canada’s new food guide

in Jan 28, 2019

[ad_1]     View link » Getting back into a career after staying home to raise kids can be daunting, especially competing against people who haven’t left the workforce. According to data from the Harvard Business Review, stay-at-home moms are half as likely to land a job interview compared to moms who get laid off. In[…]

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COMMENTARY: Women are four times more likely than men to experience sexual assault at work – National

COMMENTARY: Women are four times more likely than men to experience sexual assault at work – National

in Jan 27, 2019

[ad_1] Violence-related injuries at work are on the rise across Canada and this is especially the case for women, according to two recent studies we conducted at the not-for-profit Institute for Work and Health. We found that women are four times more likely than men to experience sexual assault or unwanted touching on the job,[…]

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Canada’s 10 most in demand jobs of 2019 — and their pay: Randstad – National

Canada’s 10 most in demand jobs of 2019 — and their pay: Randstad – National

in Jan 26, 2019

[ad_1] After two years of keeping the pedal to the metal, there are signs that the Canadian economy is going to ease off the gas a bit in 2019. But there is no sign yet of that expected slowdown in the labour market. Unemployment is still at 5.6 per cent, a 40-year low. There are[…]

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