Free labour sounds great, but is it right? The law says that it’s not

Canadian social media star HootSuite recently got in hot water over its practice of not paying interns that work in their company. After raising the hackles of interns and labour rights advocates across

Published on: May 1st, 2013 Monica Goyal

Who gives a hoot about paying interns?

There is a great deal of commentary regarding HootSuite, a Vancouver social media company, and its practice to offer unpaid 40 hour per week internships in exchange for work experience. Apparently, the internships

Published on: April 10th, 2013 Marylka Empey

ICTC calls for creation of national internship and mentorship programs

The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) is calling for the creation of a national internship program and a national mentorship program with small businesses playing an integral part of boosting Canada's digital

Published on: July 21st, 2010 Brian Jackson

Canadian students solve daunting business challenges with technology

Software that estimates the cost of a roofing job, and a social networking application that transforms a cell phone into a media exchange tool are just two of the innovative projects graduate students

Published on: July 7th, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

Why Google internships attract the best IT talent

Having an innovative Web site and smooth-running IT operations require up-to-date skills from technology workers. To ensure that they always have a talented and well-stocked pool of future workers from which to choose,

Published on: April 14th, 2008 Todd R. Weiss