B.C. affirms uneven split of hydro system costs

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 0 Commercial electricity customers in British Columbia will continue to pay disproportionately for the power they use. The B.C. government confirmed it will entrench an uneven split of hydro system costs among the residential, commercial and industrial consumer classes — which currently redistributes about 9 per cent of the residential burden […]

The visa system is failing the tech industry

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 0 Off the back of last April’s £1 billion AI sector deal, the UK has seen growing international interest from those looking to take advantage of a booming sector, including close to £150 million of investment from companies expanding out of Japan and Canada alone. The growth in this sector has also […]

The federal merit system keeps our democracy safe. Trump and the Senate are killing its guardian.

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 0 Mark Robbins, the remaining member of the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board, looks at a stack of case files in his office. (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post) Ben L. Erdreich served as chairman of the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board from 1993 to 2000. A Democrat, he was a member of […]

Haryana Govt’s Unique System Can Revolutionise How India Works

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 1 Government schemes and services are quite special in one sense. Most of them you are completely unaware about. If you do hear about one of them, you have little idea if you are eligible or not. When you try to apply for one, it is hard to figure out exactly […]

Our social security system hurts women with young children

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 2 ParentsNext is now the subject of a senate inquiry, the result of a joint referral by Labor and the Greens after tireless campaigning by parents and excellent investigations by The Guardian. Submissions closed this month and make sobering reading, from reputable welfare agencies, academics, providers and a few marked “confidential”, […]