Tamara Baluja While the overall number of visits dropped by 9 per cent, GTA food banks had 1.2 million visits in the fiscal year 2011, a sign of “how desperate things had become for an unacceptably high number of people,” the report released on Wednesday said.
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Toronto is doing a worse job of integrating newcomers than it was two decades ago as they are more educated than ever, but earning proportionately less, report says
Toronto remains vital, but looking ahead the signs aren’t good.
Brampton Board of Trade – Trade TalksSeptember 2009 Claire DeVeale-Blane Headlines are increasingly heralding an end to the current recession. This is welcome, optimistic news. Companies have scrambled since late last year to adjust their operational and financial plans to bleaker economic conditions.
If we want to be truly recovery-ready, now is the time to invest in innovation, creativity, diversity Nixon and Dominic D’Alessandro With the end of the recession in sight, all of Canada’s employers need to be thinking about their long-term talent strategies. A global, competitive marketplace means tapping into and investing in the strengths of [...]
Toronto StarAugust 17, 2009 Carol Goar One of the hidden costs of a recession is that it stifles debate on the big problems that won’t be solved by an upturn in the business cycle.
On the two sides of Canada’s economic recovery, Tavia Grant and Jennifer Yang chronicled the plight of immigrants in the work force. While an astonishing 60,000 more women age 55 and over successfully entered the labour force , immigrants are losing their jobs at more than three times the rate of Canadian-born workers.
Past recessions show immigrants have greater difficulty re-entering the labour force even after the economy rebounds