B.C. has long been a mecca for overseas students looking for a safe, modern, ethnically diverse place to study and soak up western culture. But in the past five years, private colleges have morphed into an unregulated free-for-all where colleges and ESL schools go bust over night, leaving the former inhabitants of the classroom in chaos.
Talent alone is not enough to land a lucrative U.S. sports scholarship. Canadian high school sports players, regardless of their physical abilities, must keep their eyes on the prize and actively market themselves to U.S colleges – and should start in Grade 11 – if they’re hoping to be courted by a coach from the States.
When Doreen McKenzie-Sanders began publishing Western University’s Women in Management newsletter in the 1970s she was concerned they’d have nothing to write about after the first few editions. She laughs at that now: “We thought gender issues in the workplace...
More and more older Canadians are contending for jobs in a youth-oriented society that, ironically, we greying boomers created. For the most part these older hands control the levers and feel secure, ensconced in seemingly rock-solid jobs. But what if luckless you finds yourself over the hill in your late 40s, early 50s or worse, dusty CV in hand, looking for a new anchorage in the face of ageism?