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Archive for November 2014

Chilled to the Bone? You don’t have to be!

November 28, 2014

By Angela Unsworth Sometimes we get lucky here in Alberta and the snow melts away within a day of landing on the ground, leaving barely a trace of existing at all. This year it seems that the snow has fallen and winter is here to stay. While snow is fantastic for snowboarding, skiing, tobogganing, snow […]

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Safety and the movies … Sleeping Beauty 

November 21, 2014

By Lauren Smith Recently, Disney opened up its ever-elusive vault to release upon us one of its greatest classics: Sleeping Beauty. It’s a Disney film I’m not familiar with, but there is something special about Disney’s earlier films, and Sleeping Beauty is no exception; the dreamy animation, quirky sense of humour and romantic idealism make […]

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Safety in the news: Ebola outbreak and a mobile safety presentation

November 14, 2014

By Calissa Reid “The things we do today will be tomorrow’s news.” I was in dance classes and musical theatre as a kid, and one year my group performed a Newsies-inspired piece.  Newsies is a musical film from the early ‘90s that was based loosely on the American newsboys strike of 1899. It was one […]

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If you get injured at work, what would you miss?

November 7, 2014

By Melissa Babcock It is a million dollar question with a million possible answers. When it comes to workplace injuries, the focus (rightfully so) is on healing, overcoming the injury itself and returning to work as quickly and safely as possible. All of which is obviously extremely important. But other than time at work, what […]

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