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Canadian employers need workers but balk at hiring immigrants: survey

April 6, 2019 – 10:12 am | Comments Off36 views

Even as employers complain about a shortage of job candidates, they remain hesitant to hire immigrants, a survey conducted by the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) suggests.
The findings are contained in a poll of …

Can behavioural insights be used for international development?

March 8, 2019 – 10:38 am | Comments Off35 views

This piece was written by Dr. Kizzy Gandy, Principal Advisor within the Behavioural Insights Team’s (BIT’s) international development team. For more like this, see our government innovation newsfeed.

As the original nudge unit, we’re often asked whether …

IKEA Canada Launches Refugee Employment Program Coast-to-Coast

February 8, 2019 – 10:15 am | Comments Off373 views

IKEA Canada is launching a coast-to-coast program that will support the company in hiring 250 refugees over the next three years.
Burlington, Ontario – The program will help refugees join the workforce and develop new skills, …

Leading the Way Program: Minerva Foundation

January 6, 2019 – 10:17 am | Comments Off46 views

Olga Shcherbyna was accepted to be a part of the Minerva’s leadership program – Women Leading The Way.
Women Leading the Way™ is an interactive, part-time training program for established and emerging leaders. Grounded in the …

Planning Canada: A Case Study Approach

April 6, 2018 – 11:07 am | Comments Off0 views

Olga Shcherbyna, along with Nora Angeles and John Foster, co-authored a chapter in a new Canadian planning textbook which brings together a collection of essays and studies covering a wide array of planning topics. Edited by Ren …