Unverified IDs leave online safety training in doubt

Until regulators more loudly express their expectations for online identity verification, the integrity of risk mitigating training will be in doubt

Unverified IDs leave online safety training in doubtEditor’s note: Online health and safety training is a booming industry, but how can employers and the public be assured that workers are completing course requirements? In the third in a series, Troy Media looks at gaps in regulation that throw the integrity of online learning into doubt. Online safety training for workers is here…

ADHD can stall your career

Millions of people are walking around unaware they suffer attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or how it affects their live and careers

ADHD can stall your careerMillions of people are walking around with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD, and are not aware of it. You could be one of them. ADHD has been called a learning disability but, actually, it's a learning disorder. There's a big difference. A learning disability makes it difficult to understand whatever is being taught. ADHD,…

Calgary Financial Planning Firm Wins International Award

Ideal Life Experience Ltd. recognized as Best Boutique Financial Advisory for 2018

Calgary Financial Planning Firm Wins International AwardNews release Wealth and Finance International recognized a Calgary firm, Ideal Life Experience Ltd. as Best Boutique Financial Advisory for 2018. Earlier this year, Ideal Life Experience Ltd. was nominated by KPMG for People’s Choice Award & ATB Small Business of the Year Award! “I’m very humbled by the attention,” said Dean Kendall, CEO, “I…

HealthQ app developed by physicians and nurses

With HealthQ, users can track their upcoming appointments, personal medication renewals and reminders, screening tests and recommendations

HealthQ app developed by physicians and nursesNews release HealthQ is a bilingual medical reminder app for your smartphone that enables you to organize your and your family’s health care needs. HealthQ is available free for download on Apple and Google Play app stores. “When was my last check-up?” “When is my child due for his/her next immunization?” “Do I have any refills left…

Surprise tax bill in the mail was the final straw

Four Albertans rebounding from debt: ‘I was losing sleep and avoiding phone calls from unknown numbers’

Surprise tax bill in the mail was the final strawSpecial Report Part 2 in our five-part series Back in Balance Name: Amy Mahon Occupation: Mother of four children, full-time administrative assistant for Alberta Health Services Age: 41 Amy Mahon remembers her breaking point. It was the day she opened a letter from the Canada Revenue Agency and read that she owed $5,000 in back taxes.…

The case for repealing Suzuki’s honorary degree 

With views so antithetical to university’s value system, Suzuki is incapable of honouring the spirit of the school

The case for repealing Suzuki’s honorary degree As a graduate of the University of Alberta, Faculty of Law, I have written the school’s senate and its president urging them to reverse the decision to award David Suzuki an honorary degree. I pointed out that the decision is contrary to the strategic plans of both the senate and the university. Here’s why: The…

The stories of four Albertans working to slay their debt demons

Albertans are racking up debt in record levels but help is available

The stories of four Albertans working to slay their debt demonsSpecial Report Part 1 in our 5-part series Back in Balance Albertans are drowning in debt and many don’t even realize it until the creditors come knocking. Almost every week, another distressing report emerges about Canadians’ rising household debt. Albertans consistently sit at the top of the in-the-red list. This province has just come through…

Our tips for planning your vacation to France

Planning a vacation in France can be a daunting task, but here are some short cuts which can help

Our tips for planning your vacation to FrancePlanning a vacation in France can be a daunting task, but there are some short cuts which can help. First, understand France as a group of very different provinces. For example, the Riviera is a very different kind of place from the Luberon which is again different from Normandy. Read about the regions and link…
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