International students, businesses call for increased cap on work hours

International students, businesses call for increased cap on work hours

International students studying in New Brunswick along with the province’s business community say they hope the federal government will increase the number of hours they are permitted to work each week. They fear Ottawa will reimpose the 20-hours-per-week limit that was temporarily waived in November 2022 to address a Canada-wide labour shortage. Jovial Orlachi Osundu, president of the international…

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More than half of U.S. high school students will take a personal finance class before graduation

More than half of U.S. high school students will take a personal finance class before graduation

CNBC’s senior personal finance correspondent Sharon Epperson speaks with high school students as part of Junior Achievement of Middle Tennessee’s Finance Park financial literacy program. Sam Wiseman High schools are increasingly offering real-world financial lessons to students — and soon more than half of U.S. high schoolers will be required to take a personal finance…

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