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You Deserve Better Wages and Benefits

Posted January 28, 2015 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

Right wingers want to pay no tax. It’s hard to bleat about that in public without sounding like the greedy, selfish people they are. Instead, they say that public sector workers are paid too much, and that we should privatize everything. THAT way, governments get to starve themselves to the point where they collect virtually … Continue reading You Deserve Better Wages and Benefits

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Which BC Corporations Would YOU Like to Euthanize?

Posted January 6, 2015 by Stephen Elliott-Buckley

Oh, what a list it would be! Enbridge? Kinder Morgan [the zombie child of Enron]? Imperial Metals [fanciful producers of the Mount Polley Mine disaster]? Other companies that treat workers badly like IKEA or Rocky Mountain Railtours? Capitalism is all about worshiping Frankencorporations that are immortal, legally a human being, limit the liability of owners … Continue reading Which BC Corporations Would YOU Like to Euthanize?

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7 Great ADHD Gifts I’d Like to See

Posted December 11, 2014 by Zoë Kessler, BA, B.Ed.

‘Tis the season of giving. The perfect gift for me would be something to help me with the day-to-day circus that is life with ADHD. Something like, say, these fine (and fictitious) products. If only! Mood-detection gifts 1 ) Emoti-glasses Reading other people’s facial expressions is a crap shoot at best. Emoti-glasses would do the […]

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ADHD Time Management: What Will It Take To Get You There On Time?

Posted November 19, 2014 by Zoë Kessler, BA, B.Ed.

Brandon Warren via Compfight “What will it take to get you here on time?” I cringed when I heard that question. It wasn’t directed at me, but it had been in the past. I cringed with recognition. I cringed with embarrassment for the person it was directed at. And I cringed because I knew, had […]

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5 Ways to Happiness Through the ADHD Golden Rule

Posted September 17, 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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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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