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Archive for March 2015

#WhatWouldYouMiss? Tell us for a chance to win!

March 27, 2015

By Melissa Babcock Hobbies—we all have them. Bike riding. Yoga. Walking the dog. Video games. Playing hockey on the weekends. They’re our favourite, fun, leisurely activities that have nothing to do with work—we do them because they make us happy. Now imagine trying to do those activities after getting injured at work. Anything from a […]

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Confessions of an insomniac.

March 20, 2015

“And miles to go before I sleep.” By Angela Unsworth I don’t know about you, but I used to have a hard time getting up and moving on Mondays. It was a combination of staying up too late on the weekend and sleeping in during the day. The 6 a.m. alarm just seemed so much […]

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Safety in the news: planes, trains and automobiles

March 13, 2015

By Lauren Smith In 1987, Steve Martin and John Candy starred in the John Hughes travel comedy Planes, Trains and Automobiles. As you can probably gather from the title, in the film they use multiple means of transportation to arrive safely at their destination. Like Mr. Martin’s and Mr. Candy’s characters, many of us use […]

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Revisiting the balancing act: What to do when things get way out of whack

March 6, 2015

By Calissa Reid Way back in 2013, I wrote a blog about how to balance school and work. Since then, I’ve taken a few more classes while continuing to work full-time and I’ve recently started a second job on the weekends.  I like to think I’ve done a good job of managing multiple commitments, but […]

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