Bill 66 and What It Means for Workers in Ontario

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New provincial legislation has been put in place that will have an impact on Ontario’s workforce. Bill 66, also known as the Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, was introduced in December 2018 and passed at Queen’s Park on April 2, 2019. Here’s what employers and employees need to know. The Province says the goal of Bill… Read more »

Goat yoga isn’t a b-a-a-a-ad way to relieve stress from your daily work life

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Next time you say Namaste to your fellow yogis, it might sound a little more like Naaaaaaaa-maste. While it might sound strange—it certainly did to Melina Morsch at first—goat yoga is becoming a growing trend among yoga enthusiasts and newcomers alike. So, she decided to host one class to see how it would go. “It… Read more »

Photographer Inspires Confidence Through Her Camera Lens

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Upon entering Lady Luck Photography Studio, it’s easy to feel instantly right at home. That’s because of Jennifer McCready’s vibrant personality and the electric energy she brings to any room she’s in. She greets her clients, who become her fast friends, with a warm smile as tunes—usually McCready’s favourites from the ‘80s—pump from a speaker…. Read more »

Retired Veteran Builds New Memories During Invictus Games

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Other people took medals home, but Sgt. Dean Irvine celebrated a different kind of victory during the 2018 Invictus Games. The retired member of the Princess Patricia’s Light Infantry from Welland, Ont. spent nearly two weeks in Australia competing in wheelchair rugby, rowing, and powerlifting in the games. The Invictus Games is an international sporting… Read more »

Canadian peanut pioneer proud of his family business

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James Picard Senior doesn’t recall ever taking a sick day. You can find him working around his store in Windham and out back on the farm. That’s amazing when you stop to think that this man is in his early eighties. “I like the business. I go to work every day,” he explains. “I don’t believe… Read more »