Report: Ontario Nuclear Refurbishment Good Way to Supply Low- Emission Power

A decision by the Canadian province of Ontario to refurbish 10 units at the Bruce and Darlington nuclear generating stations (BNGS and DNGS) and extend the life of the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station (PNGS) will likely provide a low-risk means of supplying residents low-emission, low-cost electricity, according to a November 21 report published by the […]

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New research says immigrant entrepreneurs see starting a business as desirable, but barriers persist

A new research report, Immigrant Entrepreneurship: Barriers and Facilitators to Growth, from Ryerson University’s Diversity Institute shows that a substantial proportion of new Canadians are attracted to entrepreneurship as a desirable career choice (73 per cent), but the reasons may be different than for Canadian-born entrepreneurs. More than half of the immigrant respondents acknowledged that they […]

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Ontario Minister Michael Coteau wants to level the playing field for Canadians of all races

I’m early for my interview with Ontario Minister Michael Coteau, so I sit and wait at the Tim Hortons around the corner from his Queen’s Park office in downtown Toronto. In the span of 20 minutes (over a coffee and some potato wedges), I hear at least three different languages spoken, and see people of […]

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