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Principles in Action: Shattering the career path myth lowers students’ anxiety about the future

Brittany Gilbert With a goal of bringing greater clarity and consistency to our national conversations about career development, CERIC developed a set of “Guiding Principles of Career Development” that have been enthusiastically embraced across Canada. These eight Guiding Principles are intended as a starting point to inform discussions with clients, employers, funders, policy-makers and families.…

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Reimagining tomorrow’s agriculture to attract and retain youth

Canada’s farming sector needs an image shift to halt the exodus of young people  Abdul-Rahim Abdulai What led you into farming? This question anchored my research to understand what motivates people to farm in Newfoundland (Abdulai, 2018). “Agriculture was always in the blood, a family tradition many folks embraced,” said one farmer while lamenting the…