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A tide to raise all boats: Millennials support Trudeau government as economic perceptions improve

By: Devlyn Lalonde Its morning again in Canada and we would like to welcome you to the second edition of our series, The Millennial Vote. And if you happen to be one of the 183 Liberal MPs representing your constituents in the House of Commons, I’m going to feed some carbon neutral unicorn coal into the

Life, Work, and the Emerging Workforce Study

Young Canadians are more optimistic than pessimistic about the job market Most think their generation will live as well or better than their parents’ generation Young Canadians are significantly more optimistic than pessimistic about the job market and, by a two-to-one margin, believe their generation will enjoy a standard of living higher than that of

Broadbent Institute: Poll shows deep unease among Millennials and Boomers

A poll conducted by Abacus Data for the Broadbent Institute shows deep unease with economic policies tilted more to the needs of corporations than citizens. The institute asked 983 Canadians aged 20-30 who are in the job market—millennials—and 1,064 people aged 50-65—boomers—who have at least one child aged 20 or older. Download the full report

The Outsiders: How Can Millennials Change Washington If They Hate It?

By: Ron Fournier The Atlantic Aug 26, 2013 Forget what you’ve read about the “Me, Me, Me Generation.” Here are four things you probably don’t know about the 95 million Americans born between 1982 and 2003: Millennials, in general, are fiercely committed to community service. They don’t see politics or government as a way to

Millennials And Anxiety: Is Generation Y Anxious?

By:  Aya Tsintziras The Huffington Post Canada July 26, 2013 High school English teacher Julia Arbuckle remembers the anxiety she felt when she was a student at the University of Toronto. “I was stressed because I was doing an arts degree,” she says, “and I thought, ‘How am I going to make it in life?’” Arbuckle,

Youth unemployment is a global crisis

In the Globe and Mail this morning Konrad Yakabuski  sums up details of the global youth unemployment crisis: While Europe is the epicentre of youth unemployment, the crisis is a global one. In Canada, more than 411,000 young people under 25 were out of work in April, pushing the youth unemployment rate up to 14.5 per

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