Independent topical source of current affairs, opinion and issues, featuring stories making news in Canada from immigrants, newcomers, minorities & ethnic communities' point of view and interests.

Copy Editor and Metro Canada

copy: But within weeks, she was able to reapply for a similar job and secure a permanent contract with higher wages at a Metroland copy editing centre in Hamilton, according to National Observer. Despite the longer commute, she says she's happy to be enjoying a workplace among professionals who respect each other, with the backing of a strong union. ; I also realize I could be laid off in eight months. Earlier this summer, she got the bad news that she was losing her job as a copy editor at Metro Canada in Toronto. Her trepidation seems reasonable. Boast was later laid off from that position also. In her 28 years of experience as a journalist, Boast, 53, has been laid off four times five if you include the time that a woman looking to hire a laid off journalist offered her a job to be her personal assistant and write a blog. ( As reported in the news.