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How Canada's immigration system really works

The system that admits newcomers to Canada is complex—and often misunderstood<p>Whether it’s Donald Trump praising Canada’s points-based immigration …

What really happened at Target Canada: The retailer's last days

The untold tale of Target Canada’s difficult birth, tough life and brutal death<p><b>This story was first published by Canadian Business.</b><p>The grand opening …

Review: Stop worrying and read Sarah Knight’s The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck

I have a friend who is skilled in the fine art of "not giving a f*ck."<p>For years, I've admired this element of his personality – the way he is able to set clear expectations about what he does and doesn't want to do, and therefore live in a way that brings him satisfaction and joy.<p>He understands …

Self-help

Why Russia and Poland are feuding over Auschwitz

All it took was one sentence in the middle of a 14-minute interview on Polish radio.<p>A diplomatic row between Russia and Poland was rekindled again Thursday as friction between the two nations continued, days before the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp.<p>First, …

Teach yourself to stop procrastinating with the '2-minute rule'

I want to share it with you today so that you can try it out and see how it works in your life.<p>The best part? It's a simple strategy that couldn't be easier to use.<p>Here's what you need to know…<p>I call this little strategy the "2-Minute Rule" and the goal is to make it easier for you to get started …

Procrastination

What’s the matter with Belgium?

After the terrible attacks two weeks ago in Paris, the media spotlight switched to a newly discovered source of <i>jihadi</i> radicalism: Belgium. Who knew? Known mainly for its Eurocrats, chocolate and <i>moules frites</i>, little Belgium is also the <i>jihadi</i> capital of Europe. It has contributed more foreign …

Religion

Is Bieber Still The Worst?

"My life is a movie / that everyone's watching / so let's get to the good part / and past all the nonsense." - "I'll Show You," Justin Bieber …

This Is The #1 Ritual You Need To Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

University of Michigan

10 Tips To Start Boosting Your Metabolism Today

When people have a hard time losing weight, you'll often hear them blame their "slow metabolism." Fortunately, there are many things you can do to …

25 minute walk could add 7 years to life

New research shows that exercise can delay the ageing process, with experts suggesting one walk a day could halve the risk of heart attack death and add seven years to the lifespan<p>Just 25 minutes of brisk walking a day could add to seven years to your life, heart experts have said.<p>Researchers said …

How Canada's economy went from boom to recession so fast

An in-depth look at the perfect storm that pushed Canada into recession<p>Two hours before the street racing movie <i>Fast and Furious 7</i> was released in …

7 Sleep Doctors Reveal Their Favorite Tricks for Falling Asleep Fast

<i>Learn from the masters, and you'll never lie awake at night again (Image from Thinkstock)</i><p>Sleep doctors toss and turn sometimes -- but it's never for long. That's because they use scientifically-sound methods to lull themselves into dreamland. Steal their techniques so you can finally get a good …

Fighting insomnia? Here’s a tool more powerful than drugs or ‘sleep hygiene’

<i>Welcome to Health Advisor, where contributors share their knowledge in fields ranging from fitness to psychology, pediatrics to aging. Follow us</i> @Globe_Health<i>.</i><p>The best treatment for insomnia is a well-kept secret. It's not that anyone is purposely hiding it. It's just that it has yet to find its …

A 7-Step Tutorial on Sales Messages | Inc.com

I’ve posted multiple times about sales messages, sales emails, email marketing and similar topics. This post turns the information in those posts (along with some explanatory video content) into a step-by-step tutorial. I hope you’ll find it useful.<p>1. What is a sales message?<p>A sales message …

Marketing

The One Thing to Say When Asked Your Current Salary in a Job Interview | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>It's a question you should always be prepared for.<p>It's one that's asked by many job interviewers.<p><i>"How much are you currently making?"</i><p>If your latest (or even longtime) lover had asked you the …

Employment

5 Work Experiences Worth More Than an MBA | Inc.com

This post describes the all-too-common workplace experiences that ultimately teach you more than you could possibly learn in any classroom.<p>1. Bringing a product to market.<p>It doesn't matter whether you do it in a one-person startup or inside a Fortune 100 company, there is simply no business …

Selling

4 Steps to Break the Patterns That Undermine Your Success and Happiness | Inc.com

We're all works in progress, trying to grow and change. But there's no way around it, we carry with us good habits and bad ones. Often those bad habits are pretty well entrenched; not likely to be dislodged by even a direct nuclear hit.<p>Many times you may not even be aware of the behavior patterns …

Self-help

9 Ways to Look Like the Smartest Person in the Room (Even When You're Not)

When you are truly in the company of brilliant people, it's hard not to feel intimidated. Genius Moncef Slaoui of GlaxoSmithKline shares what helps regular people be super smart.<p>Is there a more threatening word than "brilliant"? Taught to revere the truly exceptional in our midst--the mathematical …

Genius

These Are The Retailers Making The Most Money In Canada

With one Canadian chain store after another shutting down, and Target leaving the country in one fell swoop this spring, you could be forgiven for …

3 Reasons Why Co-Making Is The Future Of Branding

The explosive success of the Taco bell Doritos Locos Taco shows that it’s time for brands to collaborate to create real breakthroughs.<p>Eleven of the most notable technology brands in the world–Apple, Google, Microsoft, Samsung, Intel, Cisco, HP, Oracle, SAP, Dell, and Adobe–together filed more then …

Intellectual Property

James Franco, Stuart Weitzman And San Antonio Band Girl In A Coma Go Out “Walking After Midnight”

James Franco directs Petra Nemcova to saunter in Stuart Weitzman footwear to the beat of a Patsy Cline cover by Girl in a Coma.<p>In part one of a just-released, four-part “film” directed by James Franco for shoe brand Stuart Weitzman, model Petra Nemcova puts one foot in front of the other to the …