Citizen science could help address Canada’s plastic pollution problem
Citizen scientists require relatively little scientific training and can provide scientifically valuable data on plastic pollution of marine ecosystems.
Digital skills shortage, lack of skilled labour are biggest issues for businesses, survey says
The most recent KPMG business outlook poll identified the inability to find and retain talent as the biggest threat to the growth prospects of businesses across the country.
Most Canadian manufacturers support a vaccine passport, survey says
The survey of nearly 1,000 manufacturing companies by Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters shows that 69 per cent of respondents support vaccine mandates and passports.
As people continue working from home, the monthly transit pass needs to change to remain worth it
The pandemic has been long enough for habits to have changed; avoiding public transit, using a car and working from home are likely to stick.
Nearly 70 per cent of Canadian businesses struggling to find skilled talent
This inability to find or retain talent was identified as the number one threat to their growth prospects, a new survey by KPMG in Canada shows.
CME urges four-part national strategy to revitalize Canadian manufacturing sector
The four-part program is part of CME’s platform for the 2021 federal election.
Rapid COVID-19 test kits now available to SMEs in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario
More than 2,000 pharmacies have signed up to be part of this federal initiative so far.
Why it makes good business sense to hire people with disabilities
New research suggests people with disabilities perform at a higher level, are absent less, and are more loyal than employees without disabilities.