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Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs Plan, I Object! Letter to the Editor

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Friday, June 23, 2017 7:35 AM

I am writing to express my objection to the government’s proposed Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs Plan.

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Are we Exclusive? Managing your LinkedIn Invitations

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Sunday, June 18, 2017 5:10 PM

I was talking about LinkedIn with a group of people on Monday evening. One of the big questions that came up about invitations. When someone invites you to connect, should you accept?

OMDREB 2017 Scholarship Recipients

OMDREB 2017 Scholarship Recipients

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 10:00 AM

Four deserving Grade 12 students from the Halton area were each awarded $2,500 from OMDREB 2017 Scholarship for their submissions to The Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board’s Scholarship Award program.

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Demonstrating Energy: Career Advice

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Sunday, June 11, 2017 8:30 AM

My son is very laid back. For the most part, it’s a good thing. He does not freeze up before tests or freak out when an assignment is due. He just goes about his business ...

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Raising the Minimum Wage: A Letter to the Editor

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Thursday, June 8, 2017 1:10 PM

I have seen a number of responses from business groups bemoaning the proposed ‘sudden’ increase to the minimum wage. Predictions of job losses and negative impacts to businesses of all sizes abound.

Daniel van Veen, Sheridan Apprentice Medals at Skills Canada 2017 in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Daniel van Veen, Sheridan Apprentice Medals at Skills Canada

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Thursday, June 8, 2017 1:00 PM

Sheridan College 3rd year Apprentice Daniel van Veen representing Team Ontario in the Post-Secondary Precision Machining Competition at Skills Canada in Winnipeg this past week came home with the Bronze medal in one of the ...

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$15 Minimum Wage’s Unintended Consequences

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017 12:30 PM

The provincial government has introduced legislation that will increase the current minimum wage by over 30% from $11.40 to $15.00 per hour over the next 18 months. Small business owners are expressing concern about the ...

F150 4×4 Super Crew Lariat 2017: Oakville Drives

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Sunday, June 4, 2017 9:00 AM

Simply put, the 2017 F150 4×4 Super Crew Lariat is one good-looking truck, with just about every desirable option that an additional $17,970 can buy. The base F150 4×4 Super Crew starts at $56,199. The Lariat ...

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Job Postings & Romance: A Recruiter’s Perspective

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Sunday, June 4, 2017 9:00 AM

So what is the link between job postings and romance novels?

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Oakville North-Burlington Inaugural Young Women in Leadership Program

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 1:05 PM

Inaugural Young Women in Leadership Program (YWIL) was hosted last week, which offered young women in Oakville North-Burlington and across Halton an opportunity to job-shadow in a local business, agency, organization, or government office.

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