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Work, Dignity and Living Wages?

Posted October 31, 2014 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

A strong union. Corporations that understand the social contract. Corporations that know a tad smaller profit here contributes to more dignity throughout society. Corporations that recognize the value of unions. The living wage in Vancouver this year is $20.10, almost double the minimum wage. The “precariat” are precarious proletariats. We have too many of them; […]

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Business

Why You Should Never Depend On One Income

Posted September 28, 2014 by Ian Warner

No matter how much an income is, you should never just depend on one! The world tells us that we should get a job and use that money to live on. While we work, we hope that we don’t get fired because if it were to happen we go to from making a sum to […]

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5 Ways to Happiness Through the ADHD Golden Rule

Posted September 18, 2014 by Zoë Kessler, BA, B.Ed.

Learning about ADHD late in life has taught me a few things about how I’d like to be treated. There were many times in the past (before my diagnosis) that things might have gone more smoothly if I’d understood myself better, and what I needed from others. This got me thinking: maybe the way I’d […]

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Coach This: Celebrating the ADHD Journey

Posted July 31, 2014 by Zoë Kessler, BA, B.Ed.

With as much as I know about coaching in theory, and with as many coaches as I know professionally through my work in ADHD, you’d think I’d have a great handle on what, exactly, ADHD coaching is. I don’t. In the past I’ve asked my coach if others he’s worked with talk about similar issues. […]

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First Day

Posted June 2, 2014 by Lyn Brown

I got up nice and early to hit the ground running today. After a relaxing weekend up at the lake I was rested and ready to face what may come my way in my new job. I had that “first day of school” feeling churning in my stomach and the tingle I get whe…

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Pay Day

Posted May 29, 2014 by Lyn Brown

My day started out a little rough yesterday. As I drove down my street a bird dropped from a tree above and I killed it with my car. I was heart sick all the way to work. The attendant at the drive through coffee shop tipped the cup as she handed it to…

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