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Cutting Back on Liberal Arts and Sciences in Canada Harms Its Economy

Don Tapscott | Posted 07.20.2014 | Education
Don Tapscott

Yes we need "STEM" (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) graduates. But what we really need is "STEAM" adding in an A for Arts.

Canadians Now Richer Than You

Bloomberg View | Stephen Marche | Posted 07.17.2012 | Business


It's A Deal: Bridge Agreement Between Michigan, Canada Released

AP | JEFF KAROUB | Posted 08.15.2012 | Detroit

WINDSOR, Ontario — A second international bridge will span the Detroit River at no cost to Michigan, U.S. and Canadian leaders announced Friday,...

Canadian Government: Need For Pipeline Approval Is 'Urgent'

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2012 | Green

* Endless debate on projects is unacceptable - minister * Environmental measures included in omnibus budget bill * Oppos...

Canadian Dollar Value Weakens Over Debt Crisis Fears

The Canadian Press | Malcolm Morrison | Posted 07.24.2011 | Home

TORONTO - (CP) The Canadian dollar was lower against the U.S. currency Tuesday, reflecting a flight to safety to the greenback amid another round of ...

A View on Canada's Future

Ed Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ed Clark

The US is still going through a pretty tough time, which clearly has a profound impact on Canada, given how heavily we rely on our largest trading partner to grow our own economy.

Can the Canadian Economy Afford the Tar Sands?

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

At triple-digit prices, the tar sands will produce three to four million barrels per day. In turn, the tandem of soaring oil prices and soaring oil production will propel the Canadian dollar to heights it's never seen.

How Has Canada Created So Many New Jobs?

GlobalPost | Sandro Contenta | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

For Canadians, the economic news this summer has been good. In June, an impressive 93,000 jobs were created, according to the government agency, Stat...

Need A Job? Try Canada, Where Hiring Is Booming And Home Prices Are Rising

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Stubbornly high unemployment rates got you down? Not sold on the economic recovery? Look no further than America's polite neighbor to the north, where...

Canada Job Numbers Go Up In August

Yahoo! News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

OTTAWA (Reuters) -- Canada unexpectedly added jobs in August, a surprise development that analysts said was another sign the country's economy was sta...