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Archive for January 2014

Lather, rinse, repeat

January 31, 2014

By Melissa Babcock Most days involve a fair bit of repetition. Personally, I have a pretty set routine during the week. In the mornings, I get up, make breakfast for my daughter, get us cleaned up and dressed, make lunches and get out the door in time to get my daughter to school and myself […]

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Safety and the movies… Disney’s The Little Mermaid

January 28, 2014

By Lauren Smith The Little Mermaid has always been my favourite Disney film. I remember getting it on VHS for my fourth birthday. It’s practically worn out now—I just fell in love with all the songs, the sidekicks and the overall magic of the film. And, of course, Ariel. Who wouldn’t love a red-headed mermaid […]

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Movin’ on up…Safely

January 24, 2014

By Calissa Reid When I was first getting to know my boyfriend, I asked him what his favourite TV show was. His response: “I don’t really watch TV, just hockey.” I was floored. How could he not watch television when I was seriously committed to at least three or four shows a week? Well, a […]

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Don’t Wake Daddy

January 17, 2014

By Lauren Smith In my childhood, ‘don’t wake daddy’ wasn’t a game we played but a request to respect my father’s sleep schedule. I remember when my father started working at a large manufacturing plant. Like many large factories, it operated around the clock, and that meant shift work. I understand now why he took […]

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Your January safety in the news

January 14, 2014

By Theresa Trant A workplace death, dramatic rescue and safety fines—here is your January Safety in the News. Workplace death A 22-year-old man died Dec. 28 while repairing a tire on a piece of heavy equipment north of Fort McMurray. The tire flew off the rim and a ring from the tire assembly struck the […]

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