Each year, Co-operative Education & Career Services at the University of Guelph recognizes the success of Co-op Student and Employers with five different awards.
Just as new grads and students are worried about finding a job after they graduate, engineering firms are concerned about being able to fill vacancies left by a generation of retiring boomers. Yet there seems to be a disconnect;many new grads struggle to find even entry-level employment, while firms have trouble finding the right “fit” in new hires. What gives? Is it an experience gap?
Floods, while a natural environmental process, are expensive, damaging, and deadly. They’re actually the costliest natural disaster for Canadians, causing more home insurance claims than any other disaster and costing cities billions of dollars in damages. They occur five times more often than the next-most common natural disaster (wildfires), with more than 2 major floods a year in Canada.
Canada’s Infrastructure Gap has been on the radar for at least the past 20 years. Throughout this time, community groups have continuously (and unscientifically) noted the crumbling state of local roads, sewers, aging hospitals and government buildings. The large-scale infrastructure evaluations rolled in during the early 2000s, they say, need to be addressed.Read Article