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2014-02-18 08:35:29

OTTAWA, Feb. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's construction industry will need to attract more young people and workers willing to move from other provinces, regions and countries, to meet its changing labour force needs, according to a new labour market forecast released today by BuildForce Canada. "As major projects gear up and wind down, building a new and mobile workforce is an industry priority," said Rosemary Sparks, Executive Director of BuildForce Canada. "This will help fill...

2014-02-13 23:02:56

In-demand research report “Labour's 2015 Agenda: Ed Miliband's preparations for government” worked out by Kable has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 With sixteen months left before the next scheduled general election in the UK, most opinion polls currently indicate that Ed Miliband is heading towards Downing Street. Still, it is not clear yet if it is a win with an overall majority or as part of another coalition...

2011-05-26 07:00:00

Former Brown Spokesperson To Lead New Strategic Media Practice LONDON, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide (Ogilvy PR) today announced that Iain Bundred, former political spokesperson to Gordon Brown, has joined its London office as Director of Strategic Media Relations. Prior to joining 10 Dowling Street, Iain previously worked for the Labour Party, as special advisor to James Purnell when Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and more recently as...

2010-06-15 08:03:00

AMSTERDAM, June 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - The President of Maastricht University (Former Vice President of the World Bank and Minister of Education of the Netherlands) Jo Ritzen Outlines a Recovery Plan in A Chance for European Universities (Published 16 June) Europe is losing the battle for talented minds. Given the conspicuous absence of European universities from the top spots in the global higher education rankings (with the exception of a handful of UK ones), Europe's best...

2010-05-05 06:02:00

LONDON, May 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Why a Decisive Election Outcome is Imperative - We Need 'Action This Day' - We Must Tackle the Deficit - a Hung Parliament Will Result in Dangerous Indecision The British electorate needs to be decisive on 6th May, since it is imperative that government signals positive intent to the markets by taking immediate and resolute action over excessive public spending and a spiralling national debt. In the midst of stormy economic seas, the...

2009-10-01 06:25:00

On Wednesday, California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was asked to crack down on a U.S. website that British authorities claim encourages prostitution by allowing men to receive and provide feedback on prostitutes working in London. In an annual meeting with the ruling Labor Party, the British minister for women and equality Harriet Harman called the website Punternet a "very sinister development" in the fight to reduce the exploitation of women, adding that it serves to increase the demand...

2009-03-15 13:23:07

An official with Britain's Labor Party insulted those with Scottish accents by asking for a translation of a Glasgow man's comments, a union official says. Collins had interjected in a question-and-answer session with Labor deputy leader Harriet Harman to request a translation of the man's comments, the Daily Mail reported Sunday. I heard Mr. Collins' remarks clearly. I was upset by what he said and considered it to be racist. The man had a normal Scottish accent and most people could...

2008-11-27 09:21:43

Britain's largest union, Unite, said it promised the country's Labor party it would keep the party financially afloat in a secret deal made last summer. Details deal were not disclosed, but the Labor party and the union admitted a deal was struck in June, The Times of London reported Thursday. The party's mounting debts forced it to approach various lenders for reassurance on future financial backing, The Times said. Britain's Electoral Commission has said details do not need to be disclosed,...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'