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Student Spotlight: Meet the PopNB Team

NB-IRDT Staff

Posted: November 4, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Population Research



Population New Brunswick (PopNB) is a student research stream in the Pathways to Professions experiential learning program at NB-IRDT. Launched in 2020, PopNB describes various population demographics and identifies crucial trends that impact the economy and well-being of New Brunswickers. This summer, PopNB was comprised of four undergraduate students investigating the recent economic...

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Are there Labour Shortages in Canada’s Transport Sector?

NB-IRDT Staff

Posted: November 2, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Economics



If you have watched the news lately, you may have seen long lines of vehicles blocking roads around the UK as drivers waited for a chance to fuel up. The emerging gas shortage overseas is just one symptom resulting from a truck driver shortage in Great Britain, with food and medicine shortages following to a lesser extent. A labour shortage in the Transportation industry can clearly have...

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