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Ask a lifecoach

Question: I have a new Director and I have been trying to build a rapport with them (I am their admin support). It’s proving to be much more difficult than I ever expected. Sometimes my Director won’t talk to me … Continue reading

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Ask a life coach

Q:  Sara has a friend that has always been there for her, but her friend is always negative, can’t seem to go a day without saying something nasty about someone, be it a co-worker, a stranger or a celebrity …it’s … Continue reading

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Ask a lifecoach

Q: First question comes from Lisa …… I am having trouble changing my eating habits. I want to get away from the foods that are bad for me, but I’m finding it really hard to have any will power. Any suggestions … Continue reading

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Why You Should Give Thanks to the Labor Movement

The information below has been borrowed (and altered in some places) from an article by Donna Ballman , “Give Thanks To The Labor Movement”, Posted Oct 7th 2011 @ 8:35AM

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Grief

“Grief”, written by Barrie Davenport on January 3, 2012 in health, life coaching, self improvement ************************************************** The big losses, like death and divorce, serve up enough platefuls of grief to keep you reeling for months or years. But even less … Continue reading

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Local spotlight: Taking care of the whole person

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Affected Positions at DFO and Work Force Adjustment

Today many of our members met with management about the latest on Strategic Review impacts to about 400 positions within Fisheries and Oceans Canada across the country.  Some of our members here in Ottawa will also have received notices today … Continue reading

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Strategic Review

The recent announcement from our Deputy Minister about DFO’s Strategic Review that outlined some of the changes to departmental programs, services, and business practices has some members concerned and anxious about the future – particularly the staffing reductions that will … Continue reading

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Work Force Adjustment (WFA) – Message from the President

I know that many of our members have concerns about the current Work Force Adjustment and may have questions about the process and outcomes that could affect them.  As part of my commitment to keep our members informed, I have … Continue reading

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Severance Termination Payment – What you need to know

Notice to Employees of the Program Administration (PA) Group and the Education and Library Science (EB) Group)

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