Trends and Obstacles in the Power Industry Workforce

Baby boomers are retiring, unemployment is low, skilled craft workers are in short supply, and human resources in the workforce are a growing issue for power industry management. “Demography is destiny.”

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Immigration drives Canada’s population over 37 million mark


Canada’s population broke the 37 million mark in the first four months of 2018, growing by a million people in record time thanks largely to immigration, Statistics Canada reports. New preliminary estimates from Statistics Canada put Canada’s population at 37,067,011 on April 1, 2018. It only took two years and two months for Canada’s population […]

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Europe’s Muslims to rise strongly, even if migration ends — study

Europe's Muslims to rise strongly, even if migration ends — study

Muslims could make up over 11 percent of Europe’s population in the coming decades, compared with just under 5 percent currently, if legal migration levels are maintained, a report by a US-based think tank said Thursday.

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We’re one big diverse nation, according to Census data, but there is more to consider than just numbers

Canada is “one big social experiment.” That’s what former citizenship judge Sandra Wilking — one of the first people profiled in Canadian Immigrant magazine — once told me. Her words have stuck in my head. The image they evoke is an apt one — mixing and blending people from different backgrounds, cultures, faiths and perspectives […]

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China’s elderly: Old and left behind

China's elderly: Old and left behind

Twenty years ago, farmer Zhang Fumin’s two sons moved to the city to study. After graduating from university, they found jobs and settled down in Beijing. Now in their 40s, the sons would visit their home village whenever possible, but the 72-year-old  Zhang and his wife Liu Xiuying, 70, are on their own most of […]

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