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Highly qualified Muslim immigrants face employment discrimination

February 24, 2014 – 9:11 am | 1,844 views

Last week, Quebec business interests sounded an alarm about the negative economic ramifications on the province of the proposed values charter.
First the Conseil du patronat and then the head of a cable and media company …

Systemic Inequality in BC: Past & Present

February 20, 2014 – 8:11 pm | 3,383 views

SPARC BC and PeerNet present a day of talking about Systemic Inequality in BC: Past & Present. Saturday, 29 March 2014 from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM (PDT)
Vancouver, BC
What are the root causes of inequality?
How …

Today is pay equity day in the USA. UBC female profs are getting equal pay.

April 9, 2013 – 10:33 am | 998 views

“President Barack Obama officially declared Tuesday “National Equal Pay Day,” symbolically marking how much extra work women supposedly must perform to reach pay parity with men.
“Women — who make up nearly half of our nation’s …

Proposals could limit immigrant workers’ stay

March 8, 2010 – 9:43 pm | 810 views

According to Edmonton Journal:

“They arrive on the promise of good jobs, fair wages and an opportunity to support their families back home.
But thousands of migrant labourers — those who land in British Columbia to pick …