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Lot’s Wife, Looking back and WWII

“What are we going to say or think once the lockdown is over and this pandemic is subdued? Frequently, but not always, we have tendency to “look back” and, as we do so, it is often with rose-tinted glasses.” James Sales

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Space X, Star Tracker and Re-calibration

By Mike Bossy

Our lives are not going to be the same, the future we thought we had no longer exists. We need to re-calibrate.

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Call of the Wild, Jordan Peterson and Memories

Given the pandemic, I have had a little more time on my hands. The upside of this is I have been doing a lot of thinking. What is normal? Will we get back to normal? What will normal look like?

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Kobe, Lombardi and Wooden

It has taken me quite some time to absorb the loss of Kobe Bryant. As a kid growing up, I tried to get as much information as I could about the great John Wooden, coach of the UCLA Bruins men’s basketball team.

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Star Wars, Strategic Coach and Families

It doesn’t matter how many times I have seen Star Wars, I can’t resist seeing it again. During the holidays, they...

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News

Pitfalls of Custom Contract and Employee Classification

In November of 2017, Bill 148 introduced new provisions that expressly prohibits the misclassification of employees and places the onus of proof on an employer that an independent contractor and any other non-employee is in fact an independent contractor or non-employee.

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New Consolidated Food Safety Regulations

Safe Food for Canadians Regulations replaces 14 existing regulations

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Bill 148: Equal Pay for Equal Work

As of April 1, 2018 employers must pay part-time, casual and seasonal employees the same rate of pay as a full-time employee doing the same kind of work (and no, you cannot lower your full-time employee wage rates to match existing part-time or casual employee rates).

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Bill 203, Pay Transparency Act, 2018

The Government of Ontario has recently proposed a new legislation, Bill 203, Pay Transparency Act, 2018

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New Canadian Agricultural Partnership

Cost Share Funding for Agri-Food Producers and Processors

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