EPC Joins Others In Celebrating Arts And Culture

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Picture a performer as she hangs in the air by her foot, which is wrapped skilfully around a silk. Another woman makes it look easy as she poses upside down on a metal ring suspended in the air.  Combine that with stilt walkers wearing steampunk-inspired attire, live music; don’t forget the finger-lickin’ good barbecue and… Read more »

An Entrepreneur’s Story: Turning A Passion For Travel Into A Career

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There isn’t a cure for the travel bug, but the disease isn’t one that Shari Harper plans to cure anytime soon. In fact, the more she gets the opportunity to travel, the better because the feeling of going somewhere new brings about a rejuvenating feeling. For Harper, there’s nothing quite like chowing down on exotic… Read more »

The Legalization of Cannabis and Its Potential Impact on The Workplace

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Canada’s lawmakers have made a historic decision to legalize the use of cannabis. Canadians have been allowed to use the drug medicinally since 2001, but they will soon be able to consume it recreationally. Bill C-45, better known as the Cannabis Act, was approved by the Senate on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, and is set… Read more »

Don’t Take a Risk, Protect Yourself From Ticks

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That minuscule black spot on the back of your elbow may just be a leftover poppy seed from lunch. Or it could be something more sinister. It could be a Lyme Disease-carrying tick. But could you spot the difference? It can be hard to tell, and that’s the point the U.S. Center for Disease Control and… Read more »

Ontario Government to Continue Review of New Holiday Pay Calculation Rules

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Business owners having a tough time navigating the new employment legislation surrounding holiday pay are getting a reprieve from the Ontario Liberal government. The Ministry of Labour announced Monday that it will take a closer look at its public holiday pay provisions as part of an on-going review of provincial labour and employment legislation. The… Read more »

Employment Professionals Canada Celebrates 25 Years of Business

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Employment Professionals Canada is proud to be celebrating 25 years of business. Since the company started in 1992, the country and economy have changed and Employment Professionals Canada has kept pace to provide the solutions to meet ever changing needs. The Beginnings and Growth of Employment Professionals Canada Twenty-five years ago, several key things were… Read more »

Civil Servants Share $6B ‘Severance’ Without Losing Jobs

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At first glance, it seems like a good idea. The federal government wants to scrap its severance program for public servants, claiming it will save them up to 500 million dollars a year. But first, they’re handing out what will probably be 6 billion dollars in special “severance” cheques to hundreds of thousands of federal… Read more »

Shining a Light On: Marina Butler, President

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When Marina Butler speaks, you can bet that people in the HR and staffing industry listen. She’s spent 24 years in the business—20 running her own company—and has spent countless hours partnering with other companies to help them evaluate growth opportunities and design their organizational structures and workforce plans. And there’s a reason that Employment… Read more »

Give Yourself a Competitive Advantage: Develop a Strategic Approach to HR

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How can you ensure you have the right number of people with the right skills sets to achieve your current and future business goals? Hiring seems like the obvious answer, but what if you hire too many people? Or not enough? Or the wrong people, and then you have to start all over again? To… Read more »

Erie Personnel Corporation Announces Name Change to Employment Professionals Canada

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Tuesday, March 20, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Erie Personnel Corporation Announces Name Change to Employment Professionals Canada (Fort Erie, Ontario) – After owning and operating a human resources firm that specializes in providing employment services to businesses throughout the Niagara region, Marina Butler, President of Erie Personnel Corporation has changed the name of the organization… Read more »