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Anonymous donor gives Centre for Addiction and Mental Health record $100M

Canada's largest mental health hospital has been given $100 million by an anonymous donor, with the goal of developing cures for psychiatric …

Web Design Re-imagined Using Custom Templates

You need a custom solution but don't want to pay 40 to 50K for one? Custom Templates is the solution and we can offer you one of these great …

Why Business Catalyst?

A Full Business Solution That Grows With You<p>Business Catalyst (BC) is an all-in-one Content Management System and Digital Marketing platform that is …

Are you using your website to its full potential?

Digital marketing is nothing but fascinating! There is so much to learn and share. One thing I noticed is that many people invest time and money into …

Depression is probably much harder on your heart than we realized

According to the new research, which was published in the journal Atherosclerosis, the risk of fatal heart disease in men due to depression is almost the same as the risk from elevated cholesterol levels or obesity.<p>Professor Karl-Heinz Ladwig, lead author of the study, said in a statement that …

Ten Things A Professional Never Does For Free

It is a constant learning experience to set boundaries as you advance in your career and your life. As an eager business newbie you may be willing to do all kinds of things for free that people generally get paid for, from writing your ex-roommate’s resume to creating a website for a startup …

Employment

The Employee-Engagement Imperative: Understanding Your Employees As Well As Your Customers

<i>This is article is by Lisa Samara, president and COO of</i> <i>Domus, Inc,</i> <i>a marketing-communications agency that provides employee-engagement strategies.</i><p>First, the good news.<p>According to Gallup’s latest report on employee engagement, less than a third (32.6%) of American workers were engaged with their …

Employee Engagement

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Photographer Documents Husband’s Depression In Intimate Photo Series

‘The Sea That Surrounds Us’ is a project by photographer Maureen Drennan that documents her husband’s battle with depression and her own battle to …

Can A Corporate Event Be Fun?

It had been a long and difficult day – an early start with numerous meetings and endless telephone calls. That evening I was required to host our …

Broadway Musical

Support the mental health of millennials in the workplace

Millennials, Generation Y, Echo Babies, Boomerang Generation, iGen, Generation We, Generation Me, Generation Next, the list goes on. Call them what …

Integrated Marketing Communications is More than a Fad

Integrated marketing communications is more than a passing fad, yet many organizations have a hard time breaking down silos to present a cohesive …

Public Relations

First responders in Muzzo crash take leave for PTSD

A top paramedic says the fatal crash that claimed the lives of three children and their grandfather north of Toronto has had an unprecedented impact on the well being of first responders.<p>Iain Park, deputy chief for York Region EMS, says eight of the 15 paramedics who attended the scene of last …

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

20 Logos That Creatively Use Negative Space

The use of negative space is just as important as positive space. It brings order and balance to a composition and sometimes can be used in clever …

Logos

10 Tips for Designing with Type on a Photo

One of the best techniques to have in your toolkit is designing with type on and around images. But it can also be one of the toughest concepts to …

Tutorials

9 Enchanting Projects Using the Pantone Matching System

The Pantone Matching System is the cornerstone of color accuracy in design. The industry standard of color keys, the Pantone Matching System has …

Graphic Design

37 Most Incredible Photographs of The Year

Let's look back on 2014 by reviewing some of the most spectacular photographs of this year. Which photographs of incredible destinations simply took our breath away? What long exposures were so creatively done, we gasped in awe? Which underwater photos seemed simply serene? Instead of our usual …

Nature Photography

The 12 Worst Habits For Your Mental Health

<i>By Carey Rossi</i><p>Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control -- the death of a loved one, a job loss or financial troubles. But the small choices you make every day may also affect your mood more than you may realize. Your social media habits, exercise routine and even the way you …

40 Free Branding & Identity Mockup Templates to Download

Mockups

Tour A Tiny Home With A Tinier Hot Tub

Even skeptics might be sold on small-space living with this one.<p>The minimalist living trend certainly does not seem to be dying down. There are families of four who live in just over 300 square feet, surprisingly charming buses-turned-hotels, and cottages on wheels. And the latest home we've …

Can One Dose Of Antidepressant Lead To Changes In Your Brain?

It is estimated that up to 1 in 10 adults suffer with depression. Medications for treating depression can be effective, yet certain medications which are taken for depression such as SSRIs, (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) may take up to a month or longer before patients begin to …

How to Mentally Supercharge Your Sales Success

Your thoughts are the source and result in virtually everything in your life. All relationships you’re in are a reflection of your thinking and you …

Self-improvement

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Two ways small businesses can get around CASL

The Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) has been in effect for about a month now and causing headaches for small businesses that do their prospecting and marketing using e-mail.<p>Unfortunately many of these businesses aren't sure what to do now that they are prohibited by law to contact anyone …

Small Business

Sammy Yatim killing: More officers should wear cameras, report says

Front-line police officers who carry stun guns and deal with people in crisis should be equipped with body-worn cameras, according to a report into …

Law Enforcement

Could security fears help bring back the lowly typewriter?

<i>These are stories Report on Business is following Thursday, July 17, 2014</i>.<p><b>Remember the typewriter?</b><br>I was raised on a typewriter, first because my handwriting was horrible and my teachers wouldn't accept my written work, so my mom forced me to learn.<p>Then, in journalism school, I was taught to go …

Business (Canada)