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Improving the World Through Infrastructure: The PaxBuild Platform

October 22, 2014 10:04 am
Improving the World Through Infrastructure: The PaxBuild Platform

Without proper infrastructure, you just don’t have much of anything. KPMG, The World Bank, OECD, and now governments (Ontario even has a minister of infrastructure) all underline the critical links between infrastructure development and economic development. Whether we realize it or not, infrastructure plays a very large role in our […]

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Why Your Kid Shouldn’t Be Guzzling ‘Energy’ Drinks

October 21, 2014 3:00 pm
Why Your Kid Shouldn’t Be Guzzling ‘Energy’ Drinks

Anxiety, hypertension, elevated heart rates, interrupted sleep patterns and headaches are just some of the side effects commonly associated with energy drinks, and those problems are more pronounced in children, according to a recent University of Miami study. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. These drinks have also […]

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Jean-Michel Hallé

1:01 pm
Jean-Michel Hallé

ABOVE: Teamster Jean-Michel Hallé takes a rest from union matters and recharges on the water. Described as “up and coming” by his colleagues at Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC), Jean-Michel Hallé has recently taken over the union position of General Chairman of CN Eastern Lines, which includes negotiations between union […]

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The Myth About Sick Leave and Public Servants

10:09 am
The Myth About Sick Leave and Public Servants

Well, here we go again. The summer is on its way out and public servants everywhere are making their way back to their workplaces. They are preparing for a year that, according to many Public Service (PS) unions, promises to be a banner bargaining round—one where some unions say sick […]

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