Tag Archives: Canada

National Volunteer Week

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There are more than 13 million volunteers across Canada providing their time, expertise and ideas to improve their community. This year April 6 marks the beginning of  National Volunteer Week. To learn more, visit Volunteer Canada.

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Mackenzie King Scholarships

The Mackenzie King Scholarships offers financial support to graduates of Canadian universities who pursue graduate studies in Canada or aboard. All disciplines are eligible.  The deadline is February 1, 2014. Further funding opportunties are listed below:

Soroptimist Foundation

Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation

Agricultural Institute of Canada

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Engineering Institute of Canada

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The Engineering Institute of Canada was established almost 150 years ago in an effort to faciliate the growth and services related to engineering. Its objectives include continuing education, providing scholarships and awards, networking, and assisting with the development of engineering societies and conferences.

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Crown Corporations

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In Canada, crown corporations are government owned corporations operated like a company in the private sector.  These corporations are hybirds with aspects of both government and industry policies, procedures and management. Examples include VIA rail and the Bank of Canada. To learn more, click here.

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Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute

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The Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute was launched in 2012 with the aim of developing statistical sciences research in Canada. Some of their goals include attracting qualified researchers, connecting researchers within Canada and around the world, and supporting interdisciplinary collaboration. Visit their website to learn more.

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How many PhDs are needed?

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A recent article published in the Globe and Mail explores whether the number of PhD graduates in Canada is too high, too low or just right.  The article can be found here.

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Working in Canada

 

Working in Canada is a job search engine supported by the Government of Canada. It is a comprehensive website for all types of jobs, salary ranges, educational requirements, Canadian location, etc. There are also statistics available about Canada’s employment climate.

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