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More Canadians getting an education and it’s paying off, census data reveals

More Canadians getting an education and it’s paying off, census data reveals The latest release of data from the 2016 census paints a picture of education in Canada and how those skills are fitting into the workforce.   OTTAWA—More Canadians are getting an education and those studies are paying...

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Tech Jobs Will Boom In Canada, But Country Lacks People To Fill Them: Study

Canada’s economy will create at least 218,000 tech jobs between now and 2020, but lacks the people to fill them, says a new report from a not-for-profit think tank. The 

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Let's Talk About The Emotional Aspect Of Personal Finance

As a leader within the JA Canada community, I occasionally get the opportunity to escape the office and participate in conversations fueled by organizations with similar missions. As a part of Financial Literacy Month (#FLM2015), the membership of the Financial Literacy Action Group, a.k.a. FLAG, assembled a group of leaders aligned in purpose to discuss the urgency and obstacles of driving forward the agenda to improve the financial well-being of Canadians. There were lively discus...

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We Can Empower Women Through Education

With the launch of Women20 (W20), the latest G20 engagement group to advance the economic empowerment of women, and with the G(irls)20 Summit in early October of 2015, what can G20 leaders do to economically engage and empower girls and women? Put simply, they need to invest in the re-structuring of the educational, business and political systems which are set up to inhibit female empowerment. Education is the essential catalyst for this process. Education is essential if a girl is...

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