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BCPLAN to explore opportunities with Jobs Creation Plan

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Premier Christy Clark laid out her plan for jobs in BC with her 2012 report “Canada Starts Here: The BC Jobs Plan.” In it, the government announces several items of interest to BCPLAN.…

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BCPLAN to explore opportunities with Jobs Creation Plan

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Premier Christy Clark laid out her plan for jobs in BC with her 2012 report "Canada Starts Here: The BC Jobs Plan." In it, the government announces several items of interest to BCPLAN:

First, $15 million will be provided annually from the Labour Market Agreement to…

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Economic Stimulus – the Human Resources Priority

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Rick Williams makes the economic case for PLAR in this unpublished article written for the Globe and Mail in January 2009.
With rapidly spreading plant closures, lay-offs and rising unemployment rates, there is one issue that may get overlooked as economists and politicians put together economic…

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What B.C. must do to compete globally

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It starts with our workforce -- and neither the province nor the nation is performing very well
Article By Kerry Jothen, Vancouver Sun
September 15, 2009
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