Beautification project gives N.S. First Nation income assistance clients work experience – Halifax

in Jun 10, 2022

A beautification project is offering employment to income assistance clients living on the Sipekne’katik First Nation. “The beautification project is cleaning up our community, it is landscaping, and also assisting elders,” says Courtney Knockwood, the program lead. It employs 16 people ranging in age from 17 to 68, all of whom are income assistance clients.[…]

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‘We’re focusing on the most invisible of injuries’: research project targets mental health at work

‘We’re focusing on the most invisible of injuries’: research project targets mental health at work

in Jan 24, 2019

[ad_1] Cross-country research led by the University of Ottawa, backed by $1.4M in federal funding, aims to get a better sense of mental health problems on the job — and offer solutions. “Looking at issues around psychological health and safety particularly at work, the opportunities to take leaves of absence and to encourage return to[…]

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Research project on injured workers heading back to the job gets $1.4M funding boost

Research project on injured workers heading back to the job gets $1.4M funding boost

in Jan 23, 2019

[ad_1] Sang-Hun Mun came to Toronto from Korea in 2004 and began a carpentry apprenticeship. The following year, he fell off a roof onto the concrete ground below. “I broke my right foot…I got injured, my neck and shoulder and back,” he said. Mun still feels the effects of that injury today. He says he[…]

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