Valerie Hoey

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How the Harper Government Committed a Knowledge Massacre

Scientists are calling it "libricide." Seven of the nine world-famous Department of Fisheries and Oceans [DFO] libraries were closed by autumn 2013, …

Selfish Giving (joewaters) on Pinterest

I'm Joe Waters. I show nonprofits and businesses how to build win-win partnerships that raise money and change the world. | Selfish Giving is pinning …

Five keys to corporate social innovation

The term "innovation" appears at least daily in Guardian Sustainable Business. That's because innovation is the key to addressing the social and environmental challenges we face today. We need innovation to create more affordable health care services. We need innovation to bring nutritious food to …

Giant Sidewalk Camera Captures Moments of Sheer Joy

It's not every day that you're asked to flash your happiest expression for a giant sidewalk camera, but that's what lifestyle website SoulPancake did …

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Leading Through Difficulty

Leading Through Difficulty<p>Lately it seems I’ve encountered several organizations faced with leading people through a difficult time – some are facing …

4 Things That Keep Employees Loyal (Hint: It's Not Money Or Perks)

In a recent survey of companies with the highest amount of employee turnover, guess which trailblazing exemplars of world-class employee-centricity came in second and fourth, respectively? None other than Google and Amazon.<p>All of which just goes to show, as the Beatles once said, money can't buy …

The Future of Corporate IT Looks a Lot Like Google

They tweet. They showroom. They pin and like and yelp. And whenever they do, customers accelerate corporate IT’s biggest challenge: to rethink and reinvent itself. The implications stretch beyond any one hot seat in the C-suite.<p>More than ever, customer experiences are based on a foundation of …

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The Week in Review: Comic-Con Edition

Inside Flipboard / July 19, 2013<p>Comic-Con, the annual celebration of all things geeky, began yesterday in San Diego with 130,000 people attending—a …

Underground Bicycle Parking Systems in Japan

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Shareholders increasingly draw line in sand on executive pay

Resource companies garnered some of the lowest levels of support from shareholders in the most recent annual votes on executive compensation practices at Canada's largest companies.<p>A survey of say-on-pay votes by Toronto-based consulting firm Global Governance Advisors shows overall support for …

Travel advisory, advisories - Travel info

Calgary International Airport (YYC) WestJet Check-in Counter<p>The WestJet check-in counter has moved.<p>Due to renovations, our domestic check-in counter …

Good Companies Are Storytellers. Great Companies Are Storydoers

Discussions about story and storytelling are pretty fashionable in marketing circles. I have ambivalent feelings about this. On the one hand, as a lifelong advocate for the power of story in business, I find this very encouraging. For all companies, having a story and knowing that story are crucial …

We Spoke to a Climate Change Expert about Flooding in Canadian Cities

On Monday July 8th a record rainfall of over 100mm hit Toronto. To put that in perspective, that’s more than the average amount of rain expected for the entire month of July. We spoke to Franz Hartmann, the executive director of Toronto Environmental...<p><i>Flooding in Toronto. Photos by Justin …

Little Money For Travel? 6 Affordable Options

Thinking about retiring overseas but concerned you might make a less-than-worthy choice because you can't afford to visit all the places on your wish list before you make your final decision?<p>Just because you've little money doesn't mean you have to stay at home. With a bit of ingenuity, and a dash …

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SOCIAL MEDIA CHARITY — Coming Soon

Are you the Site Owner?<p>You should login to your WordPress installation and prepare your site for launch.<p>To launch your site just click the link in …

Here's The Full Text And Video Of Obama's Speech On Trayvon Martin

Here are the full remarks of his speech, as provided by the White House. They lasted 19 minutes.<p>Video of the speech follows the text:<p><i>1:33 P.M. EDT</i><p><b>THE PRESIDENT:</b> I wanted to come out here, first of all, to tell you that Jay is prepared for all your questions and is very much looking forward to the …

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