Don Drummond

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Name: Don Drummond
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Despite criticism, Kenney standing by temporary foreign worker program

, EDT.OTTAWA - Jason Kenney is defending the government's controversial temporary foreign workers program even as a major fast-food chain freezes its participation and a respected economist casts fresh doubt on the extent of Canada's skills shortage.In ... [Published Newstalk 1290 CJBK - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Sousa says assets review part of budget

KINGSTON -Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa said his budget will include a commitment to review government assets in an effort to re-align what it spends on.In Kingston Monday afternoon, Sousa said this year's budget process is to include a review ... [Published Kingston Whig-Standard - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

A crying shame!

Shame, disgust and guilt. Those were some of the words used by veteran musician Vincent Hawthorne to describe his feelings following news that the residential-care facilities at Alpha Boys' Home will be closed."It is really shocking and I feel ashamed," ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

SELF-SUFFICIENT - Portland rehab centre invests in farming, beekeeping

THE PORTLAND Rehabilitation Management Centre (PRMC), located in Prospect in Port Antonio, offers residential and other social and rehabilitative services to its clients.The objective is to prepare the residents for life in the wider society upon their ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Reining in ballooning medical costs

Retired hospital CEO Murray Martin has suggested that Ontario's health care system is unsustainable in the absence of dramatic cost-saving changes, such as further hospital mergers. However as with many other health care policies, there is a serious disconnect ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Red flags are flying over red ink

Insiders are once again waving red flags over Ontario Liberals’ mismanagement and misplaced priorities.As with whistle-blowers that exposed failings at Ornge, we recently saw a calendar of budget items leaked by civil servants fed up with the Liberals’ ... [Published Inside Halton - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Province's promotion money better spent on services

How much did your scandal-plagued provincial government spend on advertising over the past three months?All told, it’s $33.5 million.That’s right.They spent $10.1 million a month to tell you to buy your veggies from Foodland Ontario, get your flu shot ... [Published Timmins Daily Press - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Unreliable jobs data cloud labour picture

Much mockery was made last week over revelations the federal government relies, in part, on Kijiji ads to help calculate job vacancies. But the debate over the degree to which Canada is experiencing labour shortages – and just how many job openings are ... [Published Globe and Mail - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Horse racing industry...

To the editor:Re: ‘Port Hope horse breeder joins lawsuit against Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation’ news article, www.northumberlandnews.com.While I genuinely feel for the horse breeders of Northumberland County and their situation with The OLG, ... [Published Northumberland News - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Maclean’s on the Hill – Episode 10

Each week, the Maclean’s  politics team and Cormac MacSweeney sit down to hash out the week’s news in Ottawa. Expect incisive analysis and commentary, as well as interviews with the biggest newsmakers of the last seven days.This week: Danielle Smith, ... [Published 680 News - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Stop blaming young people for being unemployed

The result is that 17- and 18-year-olds, supported by their unknowing parents, dictate the composition of our workforce. It’s an approach that is not working.First, our labour market information system needs dramatic improvement. Currently, the data provided ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Forum draws attention to youth unemployment in Canada

The issue of youth unemployment was front-and-centre last Friday at a forum hosted by the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS), the Canadian Labour Congress, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and several labour unions.The daylong event featured ... [Published Manitoban Online - Mar 18 2014]

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Despite criticism, Kenney standing by temporary... [Published Newstalk 1290 CJBK - 2 hours ago]
Professor Mervyn Morris named first Poet Laurea... [Published Power 106 - Apr 15 2014]
Sousa says assets review part of budget [Published Kingston Whig-Standard - Apr 14 2014]
A crying shame! [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 13 2014]
Low on cash and ideas, Liberals recycle old pla... [Published Toronto Star Online - Apr 13 2014]
SELF-SUFFICIENT - Portland rehab centre invests... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Apr 12 2014]
Reining in ballooning medical costs [Published Hamilton Spectator - Apr 10 2014]
Red flags are flying over red ink [Published Inside Halton - Apr 10 2014]
Province's promotion money better spent on serv... [Published Timmins Daily Press - Apr 03 2014]
Unreliable jobs data cloud labour picture [Published Globe and Mail - Mar 31 2014]
Horse racing industry... [Published Northumberland News - Mar 30 2014]
Tories defend use of Kijiji data in face of opp... [Published Globe and Mail - Mar 27 2014]
Don’t expect drastic policy shifts under Oliver [Published Hill Times - Mar 24 2014]
Maclean’s on the Hill – Episode 10 [Published 680 News - Mar 22 2014]
The world will remember Flaherty well [Published Globe and Mail - Mar 21 2014]
The Spectator's View: Tinkering at the edges of... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Mar 21 2014]
COLUMN: Full-day kindergarten about buying votes [Published YorkRegion.com - Mar 20 2014]
Stop blaming young people for being unemployed [Published Toronto Star Online - Mar 19 2014]
Forum draws attention to youth unemployment in ... [Published Manitoban Online - Mar 18 2014]
Dancehall guilty, too [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Mar 16 2014]
Decline and fall of Gaza Empire [Published Jamaica Gleaner - Mar 16 2014]
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