Apprentice. Intern. Slave.

The employment climate for many students and graduates has been a difficult terrain to not only navigate but also survive. And slavery masked under labels of ‘apprentice’ or ‘intern’ only make it worse. Bogged down with insurmountable student debts, and often forced to take remedial positions to make ends meet, many of this educated generation … Continue reading Apprentice. Intern. Slave.

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The Road to Employment

Exaggeration has always been part of story telling, particularly of days long past. My father would grumble of ‘kids these days’ not knowing real difficulty if it bit them in the ‘tukus’ in an attempt to teach me a life lesson. A favorite anecdote of his was him having to walk some ten miles to … Continue reading The Road to Employment

Don’t Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out

It seems every other election year, there are murmurs of Quebec's egomaniacal need to separate from the rest of Canada. And this new election is bringing this idea whole heartedly to the table. Under the 'new leadership' of Karl Peladeau, the Parti Quebecois' platform has taken a hard turn from its recent stance on implementing … Continue reading Don’t Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out