The First 100 Days in A New Job – Make Them Count!

Have you recently taken on a new challenge? The first 100 days in a new office are absolutely pivotal when it comes to your success! Here are our tips on making your first 100 days count. The first 100 days decide whether or not you’re a successful hire, or a complete flop. It no longer matters…

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World Cancer Day

February 4 is #WorldCancerDay – an international day marked on February 4 to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. World Cancer Day was founded by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) to support the goals of the World Cancer Declaration, written in 2008. The primary goal of World…

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There is beauty and joy at the end of life, too

What people don’t understand is the beauty and joy to be found at the end of life. When I tell people I work at a hospice, they often say “that must be so hard.” But my favourite thing is hearing people’s stories, their experiences, their successes, their failures – the things that life has taught…

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The odd encounter that pulled Dad out of his Alzheimer’s fog

A few years ago, at a medical laboratory clinic in Waterloo, Ont., a tiny elderly Vietnamese lady sat poker straight on the edge of a waiting room chair belting out the tune, My Heart Will Go On. Other than a slight rhythmic rocking of her torso to the famous Titanic theme song, she was essentially motionless, with her eyes…

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Canadians are richer than they think

Americans don’t often talk about Canada, except when they need a foil in a political debate. Bernie Sanders has praised our health-care system. Gun-control advocates point to radically lower rates of firearms fatalities north of the border. Even President Donald Trump has praised Canada for elements of our points-based immigration system. But Americans seldom express…

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World No Tobacco Day – May 31.2019

Conscious of the global tobacco epidemic’s massive toll of death, sickness and misery, and mindful of the need to raise the profile of its tobacco control work, WHO (World Health Organization) established the #Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI) in July 1998. TFI focuses international attention, resources and action on the global tobacco epidemic. Every year, on…

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Tuesday April the 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day

World #AutismAwarenessDay designated by the United Nations General Assembly resolution “62/139, is an internationally recognized day every year, encouraging Member States of the United Nations to take measures to raise awareness about people with Autism Spectrum Disorder throughout the world. World Autism Awareness Day is an effort to not only speak out against the discrimination…

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Some Events that Took Place on March 27

1998 Viagra is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Pfizer’s pill was the first drug against male impotence to be approved in the United States. In 2012, the company made 2 billion U.S. Dollars from Viagra alone. 1994 Silvio Berlusconi rises to power in Italy In his 20 years in Italian politics, Berlusconi arguably made…

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