Statistics Canada’s recent September job market data is reassuring. Overall, employment in the country increased in September, creating 378,000 jobs, the majority of which were full-time jobs. This increase in September brought our total employment to 720,000, shy of the level we had before the pandemic. Obviously, children being back to school has helped bring some… Read More
Author: Sylvain Charlebois
Sylvain Charlebois joined Dalhousie as dean of the Faculty of Management in July 2016. Dr. Charlebois previously served as an administrator at multiple universities and has a long track record of accomplishments in academia and the business world. Dr. Charlebois’ experience and successes in a variety of fields and contexts, along with his commitment to collaboration with internal and external partners, inform his approach to leading the Faculty of Management at Dalhousie. Dr. Charlebois is also a professor with a cross-appointment in the Faculty of Management and the Faculty of Agriculture.
We now know the terms of dairy farmers’ compensation: each Canadian will give $46 each to dairy farmers over the next 8 years while paying exorbitant retail prices for many dairy products. Eggs and poultry are coming next. And don’t hold your breath because more money given to dairy farmers won’t change much of anything… Read More
By Dr. Sylvain Charlebois With the SNC Lavalin debacle and the subsequent resignation of Liberal politicians, here’s the score so far: two cabinet ministers, one MP, two senior bureaucrats, including the Clerk of the Privy Council Office, and it’s probably not over. The SNC Lavalin case refuses to go away and has been garnering global media… Read More
Every now and then, Canadians will take a stand against the U.S. by choosing Canadian items over American ones at the grocery store. Canadians are generally loyal to Canadian food products, unless they cost more — and most often, they do. In a nutshell, here is what happened following the G7 Summit: Trudeau plays nice… Read More