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Don't Stop the Music: 'This Song Will Save Your Life' by Leila Sales

Have you guys ever been in a reading slump? What a terrible feeling. For someone like me, who prefers reading to most things (I mean, besides …

Ladies: It's Not Actually The Little Things

Today was a day like many others, where all the girls (many of them single, to be perfectly honest) of Facebook posted about what relationships …

What I wish I had known: 16 student tips on how to find a job

<i>The Globe and Mail Student Advisory Council is composed of university and college students and recent graduates talking about life on Canadian campuses and in the classroom.</i><p>1. Most employers would rather train someone they like than work with an experienced person whom they dislike.<p>2. Let your …

Canadian Housing Bubble? 9 Signs We're In For A Major Correction

Maybe Canada doesn’t have a housing bubble.<p>Maybe this time, it really is different. Maybe life expectancies have grown, and with them, people’s …

Ottawa loses more bidders for wireless auction set for 2014

The federal government has lost two more bidders for a pivotal auction of wireless licences next year.<p>Industry Canada announced late Friday that Victoria-based Vecima Networks Inc. and 1770129 Alberta Inc., a company headquartered in Calgary that controls Corridor Communications Inc., have both …

Vancouverites aren’t afraid to suggest changes at VAG’s north plaza

Print<p>Related<p>Nick Milkovich, principal of Milkovich Architects Inc., is leading the team to redesign the north plaza of the Vancouver Art Gallery. …

Richmond school district sells site of former Steveston secondary for $41 million

Print<p>Related<p>METRO VANCOUVER - Several Metro Vancouver school districts are looking to jettison empty schools in order to balance the books and help …

The seven skills you need to land your dream job

<i>This is an excerpt from</i> Sex and Your Job Search: A Guide to Scoring Your Dream Job <i>by talent acquisition specialist Dominic Bokich. Reprinted by arrangement with Smith Publicity Inc. Copyright © Dominic Bokich, 2013.</i><p>Before an interview it is a good idea to take a personal inventory of your …

How my father made me believe in assisted suicide

My family and I have watched the debates about active euthanasia since we moved from the Netherlands to Canada two years ago. It often strikes me that there is so little known about this highly sensitive subject, yet so many prejudices exist against it. With this personal story, I hope to …

My friends and I are in career purgatory

For a number of weeks now, I've been talking with different friends about their career aspirations, current work situations, and life-long dreams. We're all speeding up to or hovering around the 30-year-mark, and none of us are satisfied with our positions.<p>These conversations have lead me to …

Ex-Tory minister Stockwell Day backs B.C. Liberals in May election

A former federal Conservative cabinet minister says he'll be supporting the B.C. Liberal Party in the upcoming provincial election.<p>Stockwell Day served as trade minister and public safety minister under Prime Minister Stephen Harper but didn't seek re-election in 2011.<p>This past October, he and …

Poll Suggests 'Trudeau Effect' Is Already Boosting Liberals

A new poll suggests federal Liberals might already be benefiting from a "Trudeau effect," and may still have room to grow once he officially becomes …