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Archive for July 2013

Safety in the News: From Canada’s Ocean Playground to Canada’s Oilfields

July 30, 2013

By: Brenna Hill   Being a Nova Scotian girl I’m used to the ocean. I drive by it every day on my way to class, and every chance we get my friends and I spend our summer days laying on the beach and our nights walking along the Halifax board walk. So you could say […]

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A significant birthday gives comfort

July 26, 2013

By Theresa Trant My son turned 18 last month. This was a big event for him; a coming of age so to speak. He’s planning on working full time while he decides what he wants to do career-wise. That means he’ll be a young worker. There is another important birthday this year. 100 years ago […]

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Can workers who come from different generations learn from each other? Absolutely!

July 19, 2013

By Calissa Reid When I was younger, if I mentioned to my father that I’d had a particularly rough day at school or work he’d jokingly reply “You should’ve been raised in the ‘70s. I had to walk 10km —uphill both ways— to get to school when I was a kid!” Of course, none of […]

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Safety and the Movies…

July 16, 2013

By Brenna Hill This weekend I decided I needed a date with Netflix and my couch. I grabbed my most comfy blanket, popcorn and snuggled in for an awesome day of movies. After watching a few movies, Netflix recommended that I watch ‘Bring it on: All or nothing’ (it still amazes me how Netflix knows […]

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Who We Are, Now and Then

July 12, 2013

By Matt King I remember when I first joined the Heads Up team. I was a summer student at the time, and I remember sitting in a meeting room. At the time, the team was made up of Chris, Megan and me, and I remember sitting there, a little nervous, unsure of what I had […]

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