Coronavirus: Time to Buy B.C. strategy asking consumers to research products, see if they’re truly local

Coronavirus: Time to Buy B.C. strategy asking consumers to research products, see if they’re truly local

in Apr 18, 2020

When it comes to shopping, don’t be oblivious when buying — see if it’s locally made. That’s the bottom-line sentence of a business strategy titled Time to Buy British Columbia. The plan says with job losses occurring because of the coronavirus pandemic, it’s more important than ever to support local or made-in-B.C. businesses, and[…]

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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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