Three steps to creating your own job

Becoming self-employed or starting a small business has some unique advantages: you can’t be laid off and there’s no ceiling on how much income you can make

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Becoming self-employed or starting a small business has some unique advantages: you can’t be laid off and there’s no ceiling on how much income you can make

Can B.C. put integrity and effectiveness ahead of petty politics?

Can B.C.'s newly-elected MLAs make something positive out of the minority government mess that appears to be awaiting the province?

Can B.C. put integrity and effectiveness ahead of petty politics?
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Can B.C.’s newly-elected MLAs make something positive out of the minority government mess that appears to be awaiting the province?

The hard facts on B.C.’s softwood lumber dilemma

It's time B.C. pushed hard to diversify its economy, improved its infrastructure, and looked for new and stable markets for its lumber products

The hard facts on B.C.’s softwood lumber dilemma
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KUNIN: It’s time B.C. pushed hard to diversify its economy, improved its infrastructure, and looked for new and stable markets for its lumber products

The unsteady foundation of basic income proposals

Many people, especially seniors, could see a drop in their incomes under a guaranteed annual income

The unsteady foundation of basic income proposals
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KUNIN: Many people, especially seniors, could see a drop in their incomes under a guaranteed annual income

Beware of politicians bearing (election) gifts

Candidates tie themselves in knots dangling a return to the good old days. Unfortunately, the past doesn't offer any solutions to our problems

Beware of politicians bearing (election) gifts
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KUNIN: Candidates tie themselves in knots dangling a return to the good old days. Unfortunately, the past doesn’t offer any solutions to our problems

When a degree isn’t enough to get you a job

An entry-level job teaches many things you don’t learn in school: getting to work on time; getting along; dealing with deadlines and customers

When a degree isn’t enough to get you a job
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An entry-level job teaches many things you don’t learn in school: getting to work on time; getting along; dealing with deadlines and customers

B.C. tech sector held back by skills shortage

There is a growing mismatch between those still out of work and the vacancies that many employers desperately seek to fill

B.C. tech sector held back by skills shortage
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KUNIN: There is a growing mismatch between those still out of work and the vacancies that many employers desperately seek to fill

The post-truth world of the U.S. lumber industry

American duties on Canadian softwood may increase the profits of U.S. lumber producers, but they also increase housing prices and reduce construction jobs

The post-truth world of the U.S. lumber industry
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KUNIN: American duties on Canadian softwood may increase the profits of U.S. lumber producers, but they also increase housing prices and reduce construction jobs

The not-so-hidden message in Hidden Figures

Hopefully the movie Hidden Figures will inspire British Columbians to improve their technical skills, leading to a happy ending

The not-so-hidden message in Hidden Figures
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KUNIN: Hopefully the movie Hidden Figures will inspire British Columbians to improve their technical skills, leading to a happy ending

Hats off to Canada’s education system

Our students and their teachers deserve praise for exceptional PISA test results, but Canadians need to make continued education a priority

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KUNIN: Our students and their teachers deserve praise for exceptional PISA test results, but Canadians need to make continued education a priority