Heather Stanley

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Governments to publish long-awaited environmental data on oil sands

The federal and Alberta governments are finally ready to make research and data from their oil sands monitoring program public.<p>Federal Environment Minister Peter Kent and his Alberta counterpart, Diana McQueen, are expected to launch a new data portal next Wednesday at an event at Carleton …

Why Canada chose to leave a global fight against desertification

<b>What is the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification?</b><p>Essentially, it is an agreement through which countries agreed to set up a program to find ways to stop the spread of droughts that lay waste to farmland across the planet, particularly in Africa. Canada signed the convention in 1994 …

Canada's jobs and skills mismatch: an expert on the federal budget's training thrust

Among the most-discussed measures in last week’s federal budget was the government’s plan to create a new “Canada Job Grant.” Finance Minister Jim …

How do you answer a quirky job interview question?

The fastest-growing job market you’ve never heard of

It could well be the fastest-growing job market most have never heard of, with demand so intense that the number of people employed in the field doubled in 2011 and will likely double again in four years.<p>This month alone, IBM Canada, Bank of Montreal, McCain Foods, Future Shop, Rogers …

Two cars fall into sinkhole at Montreal's Trudeau airport

MONTREAL - Two cars fell into a sinkhole that opened up Friday in a parking lot near Montreal's Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport.<p>The cars …

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