COVID Costs 300,000 Clean Energy Jobs; DOE Readies for Rebound

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 15:27:56 +0000

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An analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data for 2020 shows the number of workers in clean energy jobs last year fell for the first time since 2015, according to a group of business leaders and investors who study those numbers each year. The group’s “Clean Jobs America” report, released April 19, said about 3 […]

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Renewable Energy, NIMBY, & Politics Collide In Indiana

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2021 16:35:26 +0000

Renewable energy interests in Indiana hope to get a boost from a new state law that transfers the permitting process to the state instead of local counties. But the plan is running into determined opposition.

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Opportunities amid the crisis

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 03:09:52 +0000

BY FORMER SENATE PRESIDENT MANNY VILLAR The numbers are disheartening. Last April 2 the country logged a total of 15,310 new COVID-19 cases (3,790 of which were backlogs). The following day the number of new cases was 12,576 which brought our active cases to a staggering 165,715. These numbers might still climb before we feel […]

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Toward caring economics: Bridging the gender gap

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 16:05:00 +0000

The pervasive, long term harm brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic emerges with greater clarity more than a year after its onset. The inequality between men and women has widened, due to the disproportionate burden borne by women who have lost more jobs and have taken on the burden of childcare brought on by the […]

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Toward caring economics: Bridging the gender gap

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 16:05:00 +0000

The pervasive, long term harm brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic emerges with greater clarity more than a year after its onset. The inequality between men and women has widened, due to the disproportionate burden borne by women who have lost more jobs and have taken on the burden of childcare brought on by the […]

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How you can prepare for and settle in Canada if you’re arriving during the pandemic

Credit to Author: Scotiabank| Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 10:00:22 +0000

While moving to a new country can be both an exciting and somewhat stressful process on its own, moving during the pandemic comes with its own set of unique circumstances. With the right resources and planning, you will soon be able to successfully call the vibrant cities and stunning scenery in Canada your home. Research […]

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How early Express Entry immigrants fared in the labour market: study

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 12:08:35 +0000

Express Entry immigrants, generally, outperformed immigrants who came through the previous application system, with nearly all finding employment in the first year after landing. A recent report by Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) looked at how Express Entry immigrants were faring in the Canadian labour market between 2015 and 2018. They compared results of the groups of people who […]

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Economic recovery: Canada adds another 246,000 jobs in August

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Sat, 05 Sep 2020 02:00:14 +0000

Some 3 million jobs were lost following lockdowns introduced across Canada in March to contain the spread of the coronavirus.  However, more people are now back to work.  The results of the August Labour Force Survey released on Friday show that the recent easing of public health restrictions has meant more employment for Canadians in general and for immigrants […]

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Study: PNP and CEC immigrants fare better in labour market

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sun, 23 Aug 2020 10:00:38 +0000

Immigrants who gain permanent residence through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) and the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) fare better in the labour market than those who immigrate through the Foreign Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) and the Quebec Skilled Worker Program (QSWP). This is according to a study conducted by Statistics Canada in collaboration with Immigration, […]

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Immigration fraud in Canada, foreign workers should be cautious

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Sat, 22 Aug 2020 12:00:51 +0000

Some mock job recruiters and fake immigration consultants are reportedly engaging in schemes and setting up scams to entice immigrants to send them money. An investigation by the Montreal Gazette this week revealed the existence of a network of ghost companies operating an elaborate immigration scam. Fraudsters use the prospect of living and working in […]

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