Students in the News

This page shares news stories and other resources that we think are relevant to Hard Working Students

January 13, 2020. Gender Earnings Gap Starts upon Graduation and Widens Quckly, Says Report.  https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-gender-earnings-gap-starts-upon-graduation-and-widens-quickly-says/


September 20, 2019. NLRB Proposes to Make Student Workers Ineligible to Unionize. Bloomberg law.
https://news.bloomberglaw.com/daily-labor-report/nlrb-proposal-would-make-student-workers-ineligible-to-unionize


September 14, 2019. Students balance school and work. The Star. https://www.thestar.com/life/insidersguide/2019/09/11/students-balance-school-and-work.html


September 13, 2019. Statistics Canada: Percentage of Canadian workers earning minimum wage has doubled since 1998.
https://pressprogress.ca/statistics-canada-percentage-of-canadian-workers-earning-minimum-wage-has-doubled-since-1998/


June  10, 2019.  The BC  government  announced an investment of $9 million toward co-op and work integrated learning for public post-secondary institutions. https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2019AEST0077-001205


May 24, 2019.  Thousands join effort to stop international student from being deported for ‘working too hard,’ he says.
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/international-student-deportation-work-permit-1.5149434


May 14, 2019.  Number of temp workers jumped by 50% in last 20 years, StatsCan says.
https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/temporary-workers-employment-1.5135310?__vfz=medium%3Dsharebar


April 11, 2019. Purpose as well as paycheck. A new report from Gallup and Bates College shows most students want to find a sense of purpose in their work, but they aren’t always succeeding.
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/04/11/gallup-bates-report-shows-graduates-want-sense-purpose-careers


February 2019.  Eliminating  interest on  B.C. student  loans.
https://studentaidbc.ca/news/general/eliminating-interest-bc-student-loans