All posts tagged "ENGLISH"

  • Price fixing scandal breaking bad for grocers

    The growing bakery goods price fixing investigation puts the onus on manufacturers and retailers to reach out to consumers in meaningful ways Canada’s Competition Bureau is alleging that almost every major food player was in on the...

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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  • The end of the sexual revolution, the start of a new awakening?

    It feels like good fortune to watch this full circle moment when the son must grapple with what the father wrought. Mere weeks ago, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke emphatically about his insistence on proper conduct between...

    • Posted February 6, 2018
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  • How do we address Canada’s scarcity of doctors

    Greater use could be made of nurse practitioners and physician assistants, including for relatively uncomplicated medical procedures While health care is a dynamic service characterized by the continual introduction of new drugs and medical devices, physicians remain...

    • Posted February 6, 2018
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  • The job-market payoff of a hands-on bachelor’s degree

    The graduate employment rate for bachelor’s degree holders from Polytechnics Canada members was 91 per cent in 2015-16 There are bachelor’s degrees and there are applied bachelor’s degrees. The difference – when it comes to finding fulfilling...

    • Posted February 6, 2018
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  • Tim Hortons: The killing another Canadian icon

    Destroying Canadian business icons seems to be a trend. In 2017, it was Sears. While employees were losing their pensions because of poor management, lawyers and consultants were receiving millions as the business was shutting down. Several...

    • Posted January 26, 2018
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  • The kids will smoke pot anyway

    That’s hardly a good reason to legalize marijuana but the federal government is pushing ahead anyway. Health Canada’s consultation with Canadians on the regulation of marijuana is down to its final days. But what exactly does the...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Social media can help drive health-care change

    Over the past few months, patients and health-care providers have been encouraged to pledge to improve compassionate quality care in Ontario as part of a movement called Change Day Ontario. Nearly 6,000 voices have made pledges on...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Electric vehicles pose a dilemma of conscience

    When we consider the source of electricity, the invasive nature of copper mining for batteries and components, and other factors, the jury is out. In the push to normalize electric vehicles, many forget it’s not the end...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Breaching the fine line between teaching and brainwashing

    Being a teacher means making sure your students are exposed to more than one perspective There’s a fine line between teaching and brainwashing. Teaching informs students about the world around them and helps them become critical thinkers....

    • Posted January 12, 2018
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  • The most irrational, damaging or downright dumb beliefs of 2017

    A look back at 2017 shows far too many instances in Canada where we got it all wrong For my first column of the New Year, I’ve dipped into my collection of irrational, damaging or downright dumb...

    • Posted January 12, 2018
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