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How can I tell my boss that attending certain meetings is a waste of my time?

How can I tell my boss that attending certain meetings is a waste of my time?

It is in everyone’s interests to only attend meetings where your presence has value
Is the Trudeau government overselling how much housing it can build? Yes

Is the Trudeau government overselling how much housing it can build? Yes

The housing plan is ambitious and needed and will encourage more building in the right places. But homes can’t be built as quickly as promises.
Starting my own cancer support network changed my life

Starting my own cancer support network changed my life

When the cancer support group that Andrea Douglas enjoyed attending was no longer funded, she figured out a way to create a support network herself.
An aging fleet, growing demand, spiralling costs: Rough seas for BC Ferries

An aging fleet, growing demand, spiralling costs: Rough seas for BC Ferries

It is one of the largest and most complex ferry systems in the world but decades of underfunding has left BC Ferries with a fleet that is barely able to meet peak demand when everything is running smoothly
Divorced parents are supposed to share kid costs fairly. But that's often not the case

Divorced parents are supposed to share kid costs fairly. But that's often not the case

When it comes to divorce, how do parents divide who pays for what? Some costs are laid out in a parenting agreement - but other costs are not
Locked boxes, rotary phones and app controls: Canadian parents try anything to curb kids' phone use

Locked boxes, rotary phones and app controls: Canadian parents try anything to curb kids' phone use

Pulled between the desire to stay in touch and the fear of the devices' harms, parents are turning to other high-tech solutions, such as the Apple Watch, or going in the other direction, with a rotary phone.
For small businesses, can attracting older workers be the key to them surviving?

For small businesses, can attracting older workers be the key to them surviving?

As the Canadian labour market grapples with the retirement of baby boomers and Gen X, their exit will create a knowledge deficit in organizations
Foreign landlord fails to pay taxes, CRA goes after tenant

Foreign landlord fails to pay taxes, CRA goes after tenant

A Montreal tenant was audited and ordered to pay the tax he had failed to withhold on the monthly rent to his non-resident landlord.
What is Alzheimer's disease, and what are the symptoms and treatments for the condition?

What is Alzheimer's disease, and what are the symptoms and treatments for the condition?

The leading cause of dementia affects hundreds of thousands of Canadians each year. Here are the disease’s signs, stages, symptoms, treatments and more
Improving your behaviours is only one part of being more effective at work

Improving your behaviours is only one part of being more effective at work

In The Possible Self, psychologist Maja Djikic suggests focusing on motivation, emotions, mind and body to propel change