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Youth & Work examines issues related to employment, labour relations, public policy, and education through the lens of young people. The posts run the gamut from discussions about political developments to analysis of emerging trends in human resources.

Recent Posts

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  • Liberals Commit to (Partial) Ban on Unpaid InternshipsMarch 22, 2017

    I don’t blog much anymore (that may change at some point), but I thought that a short post on today’s Federal budget was in order. Essentially, the Trudeau government has largely adopted, if implemented that is, the position of Canadian Intern Association and myself, which have repeatedly called for … Read more »

  • And Now a Word About Experiential EducationJune 27, 2016

    There have been a couple minor developments in relation to experiential education in Ontario that I thought were worthy of a blog post. This post is going to briefly overview both developments and give some analysis on what’s occurring.So exactly what is experiential education? Well, it’s a buzzword … Read more »

  • Worst. Idea. Ever.December 3, 2015

    I’ve been really busy with a new project and haven’t had a lot of time to blog in the past few months. Hopefully in the new year I’ll get back to posting regular pieces. One thing that I wanted to highlight is a trial balloon today from Ryerson University about creating a third law school in Toronto … Read more »

  • Internships, Youth Unemployment, and the 2015 Federal Election: An Analysis of the Parties' PositionsOctober 8, 2015

    This post originally appeared on the Canadian Intern Association website, but it’s my analysis and I felt that my readers would appreciate reading it. A French version of the analysis can be found here. Additionally, I should be posting a couple more pieces related to the Federal election in the com … Read more »

  • Why Are Ryerson University and Bell Media Advertising a Wage Theft Scam?September 11, 2015

    So it seems that Ryerson University has teamed up with Bell Media to advertise a little back to school wage theft at the Toronto International Film Festival. Last week I came into possession of an email advertisement from Mathew Marr, an Assistant to the Director of Productions at Bell Media, who wa … Read more »