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Labour Shortage: Here to Stay, Worker Scarcity in Canada and What Businesses Can Do to Respond [Business Development Bank of Canada, BDC]

Publisher: 
Business Development Bank of Canada
Year of publication: 
2018

Worker Scarcity in Canada and What Businesses Can Do to Respond

Almost 40% of Canadian entrepreneurs are already having difficulty finding the workers they need. And there’s no relief in sight for at least a decade.

As a result, some companies are unable to fill customer orders or even have to refuse them. Quality is suffering and competitiveness is declining.

BDC surveyed more than 1,200 entrepreneurs about how a worker shortage is impacting their business. We found affected firms are 65% more likely to be low-growth businesses.

Building a qualified, skilled Aboriginal workforce [Labrador Aboriginal Training Partnership, LATP]

Publisher: 
Labrador Aboriginal Training Partnership
Year of publication: 
2019

About the LATP
The Labrador Aboriginal Training Partnership (LATP) is a partnership between the three Labrador Aboriginal groups: Innu Nation; Nunatsiavut Government (NG); and NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC). The LATP was officially launched March 8, 2010. We are proud to say that, since then, we have assisted over 2000 Aboriginal clients to explore their career choices and paths, and over 1400 of those clients have been successful in finding employment.

Segregation of Women and Aboriginal People Within Canada's Forest Sector by Industry and Occupation [Canadian Journal of Native Studies, CJNS]

Publisher: 
Canadian Journal of Native Studies (CJNS)
Year of publication: 
2006

"This study examines employment segregation by gender and by Aboriginal ancestry within Canada's forest sector in 2001. Results show that while gender segregation was principally by occupation, segregation by Aboriginal ancestry was principally by industry sub-sector. White women were over represented in clerical occupations and Aboriginal men were over represented in woods based industries. Patterns of employment for Aboriginal women differed from those of both Aboriginal men and white women."

GST/HST Information for the Travel and Convention Industry [Canada Revenue Agency, CRA]

Publisher: 
Government of Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

We list the major changes below, including changes that have been announced but were not law at the time of printing this guide. If they become law as proposed, they will be effective as of the dates indicated. For more information on these and other changes, see the areas outlined in colour in this guide.

Canadian Wind Energy Industry [Industry Canada]

Publisher: 
Government of Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

Wind energy is the fastest growing renewable energy source in Canada with an average annual growth rate of 60 percent since 1998 with installed capacity increasing from 26 megawatts (MW) in 1998 to 3,432 MW by summer of 2010: 950 MW of that was installed in 2009. Canada is expected to experience significant growth in the upcoming years.

A Guide to Industrial Designs [Canadian Intellectual Property Office]

Publisher: 
Government of Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

This booklet explores what industrial designs are, what makes them “registerable,” the advantages of registration, and how to go about it.

Regulated Industries [Canada Business Network, CBN]

Publisher: 
Government of Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

Find out how certain industry sectors are regulated and what some of the key business obligations are in those sectors.

Scholarships [Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro]

Publisher: 
Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro
Year of publication: 
2020

Each year, Hydro supports educational and academic achievements by providing scholarships to students at Memorial University, College of the North Atlantic, and to children of Nalcor Energy and Hydro employees and retirees who achieve high academic standings.

External Scholarships
Hydro makes annual educational contributions to Memorial University’s Schools of Business and Engineering and the College of the North Atlantic. All scholarships are awarded by the respective educational institutions. In 2009, Hydro will invest $19,000 for the following external scholarships:

Sustainability of Timber Harvest [Environment and Climate Change Canada]

Publisher: 
Environment and Climate Change Canada
Year of publication: 
2012

A review of national wood supply versus that which has been harvested since 1990 and an assessment of what is deemed sustainable timber harvest, providing insight on the health of the timber industry.

Energy Pricing Information for Canadian Consumers [National Energy Board, NEB]

Publisher: 
National Energy Board
Year of publication: 
2012

This website provides links to energy pricing information for crude oil and petroleum products, natural gas, natural gas liquids, and electricity. Overviews of these Canadian industry are provided for each energy source, as are descriptions of how Canadian markets function and current market conditions.

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