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More than 4,000 skilled workers apply for Halifax jobs after international recruitment drive | CBC News

More than 4,000 skilled workers apply for Halifax jobs after international recruitment drive | CBC News

Thousands of skilled workers have recently applied to work in Halifax, after a tour of international job fairs had far more success than expected. The Halifax Partnership, the city’s public-private economic development organization, attended job fairs in November and December alongside the provincial and federal governments. The events were in London, Paris, Toronto, and Rabat,...

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More than 4,000 skilled workers apply for Halifax jobs after international recruitment drive | CBC News

More than 4,000 skilled workers apply for Halifax jobs after international recruitment drive | CBC News

Thousands of skilled workers have recently applied to work in Halifax, after a tour of international job fairs had far more success than expected. The Halifax Partnership, the city’s public-private economic development organization, attended job fairs in November and December alongside the provincial and federal governments. The events were in London, Paris, Toronto, and Rabat,...

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Good Samaritan who helped thwart attempted Facebook Marketplace robbery urges public to be careful | CBC News

Good Samaritan who helped thwart attempted Facebook Marketplace robbery urges public to be careful | CBC News

One of  two Good Samaritans who intervened in an attempted robbery stemming from a Facebook Marketplace sale on Boxing Day is speaking out, urging people to be careful when they meet up to buy or sell goods. Meraj Ahmed, an international student from Bangladesh who works part time for a food delivery service, recounted the incident that...

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Why flights between Newfoundland and Europe have Labrador Inuit shaking their heads | CBC News

Why flights between Newfoundland and Europe have Labrador Inuit shaking their heads | CBC News

Two Inuit leaders in Labrador are calling on the Newfoundland and Labrador government to chip in for flights to their fly-in communities as the province becomes the latest to support leisure travel to and from international destinations. Johannes Lampe, president of the Inuit Nunatsiavut government, and Barry Andersen, the AngajukKak — or mayor — of Makkovik, N.L.,...

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Auckland mayor’s plan to replace North Harbour Stadium with smaller venue

Auckland mayor’s plan to replace North Harbour Stadium with smaller venue

A fresh proposal is on the table to replace North Harbour Stadium at Albany with a smaller stadium on the same site. Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown is not convinced an earlier plan by the council’s event arm Tātaki Auckland Unlimited to demolish North Harbour and sell the surrounding land to invest in other stadium assets...

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Not every job at EV battery plant can be done by a Windsorite, mayor says | CBC News

Not every job at EV battery plant can be done by a Windsorite, mayor says | CBC News

South Korean workers will be needed to provide expertise with proprietary equipment at Canada’s first electric vehicle battery plant, says Windsor’s mayor. “Not every job that’s in that plant could be done by a Windsorite,” said Drew Dilkens on Monday. “There are just some things (where) it makes sense to bring the installers of the company who...