Innovation and Economics - Career

Canadian-born visible minorities: A blind spot in labour market integration policies

Career - Jun 17

Whether born in Canada or abroad, members of visible minorities are at a disadvantage in the job market, according to a CIRANO report by Professor Brahim Boudarbat. In Quebec and across Canada, visible minorities struggle to enter the job market, whether they were born in Canada or abroad. In fact, being a member of a visible minority is a greater obstacle to economic integration than being an immigrant.

Times Square billboard features Calgary startup, UCalgary professor

Not everyone gets to see their face on a digital billboard in New York City's Times Square, but that's exactly what happened to Dr. Faramarz Samavati, PhD, earlier this spring.

Co-op students reflect on their Waterloo journey

Career - Environment

As Spring 2024 Convocation approaches, it is also a time for students to reflect on their successes and achievements over their time here at Waterloo.

Campus - Career - May 16

Schulich master’s student takes a ride with CTrain analytics and learns how to improve the experience

A Schulich School of Engineering master's student is hoping small adjustments will make a major difference in Calgary Transit users' experiences.

Expert explainer: Will the Bank of Canada lower interest rates?

On June 5, the Bank of Canada will make its latest interest rate announcement amid speculation that a cut may be possible. The potential cut comes after the Bank of Canada aggressively increased rates to battle inflation, which has largely been blamed for a rise in the cost of living.

Motivation profiles linked to perseverance during the doctorate

Career - Campus

A study analyzes the motivations for pursuing a doctorate to determine the factors conducive to a high rate of doctoral success.

Career - May 14

How to reward employees fairly and improve team dynamics

A recent study by researchers from the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University has shed light on how to reward employees more fairly and improve team dynamics.