By Globe and Mail The global economy is going through a profound transformation. Game-changing technology is driving the digital era, causing many industries to reshape and reform. Real-world applications of artificial intelligence, AR/VR and machine learning are disrupting everything from how we shop, how we manufacture, even to how we mine.
News October, 2019
By Canadian Immigrant Magazine | The Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society (VAHMS), in partnership with the University of British Columbia and Emily Carr University of Art + Design, is launching an exhibition on the life and work of iconic Asian-Canadian poet, editor, activist and historian Jim Wong-Chu. The exhibit, “Jim Wong-Chu: Iconic | Asian | … Continued
By Global News | The Canadian economy added a stronger-than-expected 53,700 net jobs in September, with all the gains coming in full-time work and largely driven by the services sector, Statistics Canada data said on Friday in one of its last major economic data releases before a national election.
This summer, Vancouver Foundation surveyed 7,980 British Columbians on the state of community participation across the province. They wanted to know if people are participating less in their community or just differently; who’s most active and in what ways; and what motivates or limits them from doing more.
By Vancouver Sun | Women in B.C. are earning on average almost 20 per cent less an hour than men, the largest gender pay gap in Canada.
By CBC News | A group of immigrant and refugee youth will be cooking up a storm this Saturday as part of a community dinner at Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House that celebrates new connections. The dinner, called the New (Taste) Buds Youth Food Share Community Dinner, is part of the City of Vancouver’s Sustenance Festival — … Continued
By MaClean’s | A small but growing number of the Syrian refugees who have resettled in Canada will be able to vote in this election. It’s a big moment when back home, an election was basically a “theatre act.” At ﬁrst, Mohammad Joudi did not believe the voice on the other end of the phone. … Continued
By CTV News | Experts say Canada is in the midst of a skilled labour shortage – and it’s limiting the growth of businesses. According to a survey by the Business Development Bank of Canada, 53 per cent of small-and medium-sized enterprises say the labour shortage will cause them to limit business investment.
By Vancouver Sun | Being Punjabi includes a brick from the Komagata Maru and cooking tools from chef Vikram Vij along with the stories of prominent Punjabis such as Anita Lal, Fauzio Rafique and Charan Gill
By Financial Post | As population sees record growth driven by new immigrants, economists say they’re crucial to keeping things like pensions and health care stable