Centennial student, Jasmine Joseph in a clinical lab at the school for PSW workers. (Photograph by Carmen Cheung)

The push to fill Canada’s critical PSW shortage

New programs offering faster—and tuition-free—training are cropping up around the country. But are they enough?
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Personal care workers describe what led them to their jobs

Many of these workers train in colleges, work in long-term care and in hospitals and are at the very front line of the Canadian health-care system
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COVID-19: Canada layoff tracker

We’re tracking reported layoffs from the coronavirus pandemic as they happen across Canada
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What the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy means for workers hurt by Covid-19

Unfortunately the wage subsidy doesn’t mean everyone will get their job back
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How to apply for CERB if you’re laid off because of COVID-19

What workers in Canada need to know about applying for benefits and looking for a new job
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These Careers Pay Solid Salaries, Even While You’re Training

Looking for high paying jobs in Ontario? Some skilled trades careers have starting salaries of more than $70,000!
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Why We Need More Women in These Particular Careers Than Ever Before

There aren’t enough skilled workers in Canada but attracting more women to these jobs will go a long way. Here’s why the gender gap exists, and how to fix it.
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10 Reasons You Should Absolutely Consider a Career in the Skilled Trades

From high salaries to job security, here’s why job seekers should be looking to the skilled trades for work.
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The unemployment rate is meaningless and we should scrap it

Our editorial: The statistic used to be a good proxy for the state of the economy, but those days are gone. It’s time to revise what we measure.
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Why do we rely on UK to disclose Canada’s pay inequity?

Anne Kingston: It’s time for corporate Canada to disclose its gender pay gap at home