Beautification project gives N.S. First Nation income assistance clients work experience – Halifax

in Jun 10, 2022

A beautification project is offering employment to income assistance clients living on the Sipekne’katik First Nation. “The beautification project is cleaning up our community, it is landscaping, and also assisting elders,” says Courtney Knockwood, the program lead. It employs 16 people ranging in age from 17 to 68, all of whom are income assistance clients.[…]

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Jobs and work experience hard to find for high school students during pandemic

in May 04, 2021

Emma Matiejewski has been trying to get a job. That hasn’t been easy for the 18-year-old in Edmonton, Alta. “So far I’ve only gotten two interviews,” said Matiejewski, “and the two interviews I have gotten, no luck. “With the pandemic, people aren’t really hiring.” Read more: Alberta’s current COVID-19 status worse than every province[…]

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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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