It’s never too early to incorporate

By Munish Mehta It is no secret that Canadians have been caught up in the start-up culture that has emerged across various industries. According to Innovation,...

Right to repair

Preventing waste is a responsibility To be a designer is to be very lucky. It’s our job to dream and to turn these dreams into reality. What...

Revisions to the Canada Labour Code: danger redefined

by Jeremy Warning Although decried by organized labour, key amendments to Part II of the Canada Labour Code (the Code) came into effect on Oct. 31,...

Oblivious: Designers must see the trees for the forest

I really like maple trees, but the tree that I’m the most familiar with is actually the most common tree in Canada, the Populus...

Spring freshet

Wooden toy charts the course of a career We all got our start as woodworkers somewhere. Somehow. Some occurrence, possibly quite by chance, got us...

DLMcK

Legacy lives beyond nice Father’s Day is supposed to be a time of reflection. At this recent opportunity, my thoughts wandered to include someone who...

Design earns its due

It wasn’t that long ago that the word design was primarily used to describe a state of scheming, usually nefariously, for the purpose of...

Employee resignations

Not all legal obligations are on employers A resignation can be emotionally charged, so it helps to be reminded of the consequences of saying or...

Constructive dismissal

Changing an employee’s job By Jeremy Warning   Kenneth Farwell was a long-serving employee of General Coach Canada – a name through which Citair, Inc. carried on...

Canadian copies

I hate being embarrassed. Most of us do. Our dislike of that self-conscious sting is part of what keeps us behaving in a socially acceptable way and that’s a good...
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