By Gita AbrahamLocal Journalism Initiative Reportervia New Canadian Media, 11/17/23 Canada’s trucking industry is looking for new immigrants to fill at least 9,600 truck-driving jobs immediately, and tens of thousands more vacancies in the next couple of years.Craig Faucette, chief program officer of the nonprofit industry organization Trucking HR, saidContinue Reading

By Rochelle Baker Local Journalism Initiative Reporter via The  National Observer 11/10/23 A coalition of more than 30 environmental groups is urging Canada to sign a watershed global ocean conservation treaty it pushed to bring about.  The High Seas Treaty was finalized in March after more than a decade ofContinue Reading

By Rochelle BakerLocal Journalism Initiative Reportervia Canada’s National Observer11 / 8 / 23 Canada hasn’t got the key tools or resources in place to monitor and protect vital commercial fisheries despite promising to rectify the problem seven years ago, a federal audit released Tuesday shows. Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)Continue Reading

By Jaymie WhiteLocal Journalism Initiative Reporter STEPHENVILLE — The most recent council meeting took place on Thursday evening, Oct. 26. Mayor Tom Rose wasn’t present for the meeting, so it was led by Deputy Mayor Susan Fowlow, and mattersdiscussed included National Foster Family Month, the provision of easements to MOWI,Continue Reading