Employment

Canada's Softwood Lumber Dispute: Another Hurdle in the Staples Trap

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Canada and the United States share one of the most stable and profitable alliances in the world. Geographically speaking this relationship was inevitable, the Canada-United States border is the longest in the world and both countries are relatively isolated from other trading partners. Canadians and Americans also share a similar culture and colonial past that simplifies any collaboration between the countries. Despite this there are quarrels in every relationship and one of the most incessant is our conflict over softwood lumber.

The Labyrinth Path to Female Leadership

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It is a well-known fact that females are much underrepresented in leadership roles. In fact, in 2016, only 19% of the Congress was composed of females. In this article, Alice Eagly, Lori Beaman and Christopher Karpowitz discuss this issue.

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Why are Doctors Paid so Much?

 

People who have more education tend to earn a greater amount of money than those who don’t. It should come as no surprise then that Doctors, who are required to study far longer than most professions, make more money than most other professions too. They are often held in high esteem too, due to the required effort and high grades that are needed to succeed. Keeping this in mind, why are doctors paid so much in Quebec? From all my research I can clearly distinguish 3 reasons why: Training, high country income and competition

 

How to Stop Gentrification in New York

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A) Purpose of the article

The authors explain the cause of the gentrification in New York and propose 4 ways to solve the problem. The purpose of the article is to start a discussion on the urban crisis in New York and more precisely, to encourage the community to come up with a solution plan.

 

B) Authors’ main points used to support their opinion

What is the impact of being Latino immigrants on their success in Quebec and Spain?

What is the impact of being Latino immigrants on their success in Quebec and Spain?

 

Unemployment Rates; What Do We Actually Know?

English

Unemployment has been a popular topic during June 2017 to September 2017 throughout the world, because of the fluctuating rates. There have been many articles written about the past events, but what information is being given by different news outlets are not all the same. They discuss what has been affecting them, but they all have a different way to measure these.

India's Unethical Shortcut to Financial Success

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In an article posted Aug. 21, 2017 to the National Post, the Washington Post describes the ugly truth behind India’s fast economic growth. According to this article, over 33 million children as young as five years old are working to maintain India’s large economy. UNICEF India’s child protection chief claims that “child labor is being seen as something which is too difficult to stop”.

Opt for “Made in Quebec” when it comes to Fashion.

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It’s no longer a secret for who’s read Janna Zittrer Appleby’s article “City of Style: How home-grown fashion thrives in Montreal” appearing on The Globe and Mail a