Citizens for a Livable Cranbrook Society provides grassroots leadership and an inclusive process, with a voice for all community members, to ensure that our community grows and develops in a way that incorporates an environmental ethic, offers a range of housing and transportation choices, encourages a vibrant and cultural life and supports sustainable, meaningful employment and business opportunities.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

What Can be Done to Create Meaningful, Lasting Jobs in BC?

What Can be Done to Create Meaningful, Lasting Jobs in BC?
Off the top, here are 31 ideas.
By Iglika Ivanova, Today,
Five years have passed since the end of the Great Recession but both B.C. and Canada as a whole are very far away from a meaningful recovery in the labour market.
Headline unemployment rates are not terrible (6.1 per cent in B.C. and 6.8 per cent in Canada) but fewer people are looking for work and part-time positions are increasingly replacing full-time jobs. In fact, the closer you look at the job market the worse the picture gets.

Here's a list of 31 ideas that would create good jobs in B.C. You can click on each idea to read the details.

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