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December 15, 2018 10:00 AM ‘Soft’ skills key for young people looking for work, says study

Those sectors are the best bets for youth looking for an entry-level position, according to a study which is being released Monday by Civic Action. And employers in all those industries are looking for some of the same abilities: most sought-after are skills such as communication and empathy — not just the latest technical knowledge or courses 6

December 15, 2018 3:21 AM Davie warns of shipbuilding strategy ‘disaster’ as Coast Guard icebreaker delivered

“We’re ready to help. We’ve got the capacity,” Boisvert said. Davie, he said, “could build in parallel six massive ships. The two other shipyards, Seaspan (in Vancouver) and Irving (in Halifax) they can only do one at a time. So, sincerely, that national strategy might become a bit of a disaster if we’re not leveraged properly.” The comments cast a cloud 8

December 13, 2018 6:21 PM Toronto council approves using 11 surplus properties for affordable housing

Council unanimously approved using 11 city-owned surplus lands to try to build new affordable housing on Thursday. The vote followed a move by Mayor John Tory announcing the use of those city lands, what would contribute to the existing “Open Door” housing program started under Tory’s tenure last term. But it’s not yet clear how the lands will be developed 10

December 13, 2018 3:09 PM French police try to catch Christmas market attack suspect dead or alive

French authorities said that the suspect, born in Strasbourg, had run-ins with police starting at age 10 and his first conviction at age 13. Chekatt had been convicted 27 times, mostly in France but also in Switzerland and Germany, for crimes including armed robbery. He had been flagged for extremism and was on a watch list. French President Emmanuel 9

December 10, 2018 4:27 PM Alberta’s finance minister says Quebec premier lacks understanding of energy industry

OTTAWA—Alberta’s finance minister says Quebec’s resistance to a pipeline carrying western Canadian oil across its territory shows the provincial premier’s lack of understanding about the Alberta energy industry. Speaking ahead of a federal-provincial finance ministers’ meeting today in Ottawa, Joe Ceci argues Alberta has been innovative in removing carbon 8

December 9, 2018 9:36 PM U.S. governors declare state of emergency as southern states face extreme weather

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—A massive storm brought snow, sleet, and freezing rain across a wide swath of the southern U.S. states on Sunday — causing dangerously icy roads, immobilizing snowfalls and power losses to hundreds of thousands of people. Accidents on snow-covered interstates caused major delays, hundreds of flights were cancelled and drivers in North 9

December 7, 2018 4:46 PM Supremex cuts 41 jobs from Canadian envelope workforce in cost-reduction measure

It currently operates 12 facilities across seven provinces in Canada and three facilities in the United States, employing approximately 830 people. However, according to its third-quarter financial report, Supremex’s revenue from its envelope businesses has declined over the first nine months of 2018 compared with last year while its packaging arm has seen an increase 9

December 7, 2018 5:46 AM Rookie Elias Pettersson scores on first NHL penalty shot in Canucks win against Predators

VANCOUVER—Rookie Elias Pettersson scored on his first NHL penalty shot as the Vancouver Canucks used a 5-3 win over the Nashville Predators Thursday night to snap a four-game losing streak. Pettersson was awarded the penalty shot with 71 seconds left in the second period after being hauled down on a breakaway by Nashville defenceman Mattias Ekholm. On the shot, Pettersson 11

December 6, 2018 9:26 PM Federal whale-saving efforts threaten Vancouver Island livelihoods, coalition says

B.C. Chamber of Commerce president Val Litwin says its member organizations across the Island have formed a coalition called Thriving Orcas, Thriving Communities to protect their cities, towns and villages. The federal government has extended a 5,000 square kilometre critical habitat zone off the southwest coast of Vancouver Island that could result 11

December 6, 2018 3:32 PM Bombardier forecasts 10% revenue boost in 2019 after plans for 5,000 layoffs

The Montreal-based company, which reports in U.S. dollars, forecasts total revenues of about $18 billion (U.S.) next year, as the freshly certified Global 7500 — its longest-range business jet — enters into service. The jetliner, sold out through 2021, will contribute to an expected $6.5 billion in business aircraft revenues. Both figures align roughly 15