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Canadian values test could equally apply to white supremacists: Leitch

Lesson Plans   |   February 21, 2017

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Laura Stone reports on Conservative leadership candidate Kellie Leitch’s response to critics of her campaign promise to test new immigrants for “Canadian values.” Some have claimed that her proposed policy towards immigrants may have helped... read more

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McDonald’s new nut policy draws swift backlash

Lesson Plans   |   February 17, 2017

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This article details the changes McDonald’s is making to its menu options and the implications for the community.... read more

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The MultiCapital Scorecard: A practical guide to sustainability

Lesson Plans   |   February 15, 2017

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This article discusses a method of measuring sustainability within an organization.... read more

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Trudeau’s oil sands ‘phase-out’ comments spark anger in Alberta

Lesson Plans   |   February 10, 2017

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This article outlines Prime Minister Trudeau’s explanation of how he reconciles pipeline approvals with his environmental position and reveals the hostile reaction his “phase-out” comment received in Alberta.... read more

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Looking for work in 2017? Create a job search game plan

Lesson Plans   |   February 9, 2017

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The article suggests considering 16 aspects of a job and then picking the five most important to you before you target any job. It goes on to explain that as the chosen candidate you are... read more

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How to keep yourself safe from online scammers

Lesson Plans   |   February 6, 2017

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This article informs readers of the increased level of sophistication of online scams today. It also teaches readers how to detect these scams, and protect themselves from becoming the next victims of online scammers. ... read more

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Young couple prepare to juggle short- and long-term goals

Lesson Plans   |   February 2, 2017

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This article illustrates a young couple’s detailed plan to achieve their long- and short-term financial goals.... read more

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Emotion-laden Loblaw’s ad begins a year likely to be filled with Canadian-pride marketing

Lesson Plans   |   January 25, 2017

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This article describes a new approach to marketing and advertising.... read more

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Employers need to prepare for shift toward freelance workforce

Lesson Plans   |   January 23, 2017

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This article discusses the shift in workforce trends.... read more

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Electoral reform: It’s complicated

Lesson Plans   |   January 19, 2017

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As the Liberal Government struggles to keep its promise to reform our electoral system, it is worth re-examining this older article by Campbell Clark that outlines some of the different voting systems in use elsewhere.... read more

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What makes Trump tick?

Lesson Plans   |   January 17, 2017

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Joanna Slater summarizes the interview she did with four authors who have written biographies of Donald Trump in an attempt to find out what he is like as a person.... read more

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David Dodge calls on world’s central banks to co-ordinate rate hikes

Lesson Plans   |   January 11, 2017

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David Dodge, the former governor of the Bank of Canada, has called on world central banks to co-ordinate increases in interest rates, undertake more expansionary fiscal policies and roll back financial regulation in order to... read more

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Canadian economy rebounds with fastest growth in two years

Lesson Plans   |   January 9, 2017

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The Canadian economy rebounded from a 1.3 per cent annualized rate of decline in the second quarter of 2016 to a 3.5 per cent annualized increase in the third quarter of 2016. This lesson plan... read more

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Canada’s move to ban asbestos a ‘win for public health' but long overdue: advocates

Lesson Plans   |   January 6, 2017

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This article examines Canada’s stated objective of banning asbestos use by 2018. It goes on to explore some of the issues and outcomes surrounding this decision.... read more

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Six ways to flip the script when you become a manager

Lesson Plans   |   January 4, 2017

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This article examines how our approach to our roles should change when we move from a subordinate to a supervisory position and suggest six things that we might do.... read more

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