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Desire or pressure: What motivates us to get out of bed and work?

Desire or pressure: What motivates us to get out of bed and work?

Three days ago, we ran a story called ‘Mariposa Dairy struggles to find young adults who want to work five… Continue reading “Desire or pressure: What motivates us to get out of bed and work?”

Hank, the starfish, and the poverty in front of us

Hank, the starfish, and the poverty in front of us

One day, a man was walking along a beach that was littered with thousands of starfish that had been washed… Continue reading “Hank, the starfish, and the poverty in front of us”

Free public discussion on basic income at Fleming College

Free public discussion on basic income at Fleming College

The Ontario Basic Income Network (OBIN) is hosting a free public discussion on basic income in early November at Fleming… Continue reading “Free public discussion on basic income at Fleming College”

Clearing away the roadblocks at Community Living

Clearing away the roadblocks at Community Living

Just like that, my usual short commute to one of my offices was made twice as long. I am not… Continue reading “Clearing away the roadblocks at Community Living”

John A. Macdonald would have supported basic income

John A. Macdonald would have supported basic income

If there’s one thing Prime Minister John A. Macdonald could do exceptionally well, it was to recognize where the political… Continue reading “John A. Macdonald would have supported basic income”

Kawartha Lakes to move forward with community safety and well-being plan

Every employee has mental health; how’s yours?

The average Canadian spends roughly 40 hours per week at work. Those days are often spent filing, lifting, sweating, serving… Continue reading “Every employee has mental health; how’s yours?”

Newcomer employment activity survey for business

Today, more than ever, we’re stronger together

“What have you done for me lately?” Chambers of commerce across Ontario have a long-standing challenge in letting local businesses… Continue reading “Today, more than ever, we’re stronger together”