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Pharma Canada – Industry News, Whitepapers, Guides & More

PHARMA SYMPOSIUM CANADA Finding the Path to an Accessible and Sustainable Market Towards a New Way of Evaluating Orphan Drugs at CADTH Patients with rare diseases have always felt that orphan drugs should be evaluated differently. Now it appears that public payers are coming around to their point of view. READ MORE >> April 29,…

VOICES – CI’s Aboriginal Newsletter (Issue #1)

VOICES is the newest way The Canadian Institute is making sure Indigenous, First Nations, and Aboriginal peoples of all walks of life have a voice in the economic development of our shared nation.   Vancouver activist calls upon feds to consult with women’s groups about indigenous-women’s inquiry The cochair of the February 14th Women’s Memorial…

Privacy Law & Compliance Updates

Ten tips from Canada’s privacy commissioner to prevent employee data snooping Six years ago a bank employee was caught going through the financial records of another staff member who was in a relationship with her ex-husband. The spying had been going on for four years. The federal privacy commissioner, who has dealt with several privacy…

Storytelling – A Valuable Tool in Litigation

**STORYTELLING**   Part of the fabric of our society is storytelling. It is everywhere. We remember stories, we want to see and hear them. They sell products via ads, newspapers, books, magazines and movies. Our caveman ancestors probably only communicated through stories. From when we were children we were told stories and they usually had…

The Future of Union-Management Relationships

**UNION MANAGEMENT RELATIONSHIPS**   The future of work is changing. Is your union-management relationship prepared? When considering union-management relationships, we think of collective bargaining, employee benefits, duty to accommodate – issues critical to both long-term and day-to-day labour relations within any organization. Yet against this backdrop rests a fundamental question that unions and employers alike…

Cybersecurity | 2015

*CYBERSECURITY FOR CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE*   INFOGRAPHIC November 16, 2015   Companies turn to cyber insurance after Ashley Madison and other high-profile hacks In July, adultery website Ashley Madison made headlines after hackers broke in to the company’s network and leaked customers’ personal information, including their messages to other members and sensitive financial data. [Read More…]…

#CIWLF By The Numbers: Women’s Leadership Today

*NEW SERIES*   I Wish I Knew Then: 6 Power Women Share Most Valuable Career Advice “Be brave. The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of making a mistake.” – Meg Whitman, CEO, HP [Read More…] October 5, 2015   More women, minorities running in GTA in federal election “I think that a…

Canadian Workplace Pensions Forum – Industry News

Canadians Need a Policy Nudge to Enhance Pension Contributions Pension reform continues to hold interest across the country, especially given the willingness of the federal Conservatives to at least talk about expanding the Canada Pension Plan (CPP). [Read More…]   Why Canadians have a lot riding on U.S. airline stocks and don’t even know it Whether…

Ontario Power – Industry News

Kenney to consider local exemptions to TFW program after provincial complaints – See more at: http://www.hrreporter.com/articleview/21737-kenney-to-consider-local-exemptions-to-tfw-program-after-provincial-complaints#sthash.HmmqMz7D.dpuf Kenney to consider local exemptions to TFW program after provincial complaints – See more at: http://www.hrreporter.com/articleview/21737-kenney-to-consider-local-exemptions-to-tfw-program-after-provincial-complaints#sthash.HmmqMz7D.dpuf Kenney to consider local exemptions to TFW program after provincial complaints – See more at: http://www.hrreporter.com/articleview/21737-kenney-to-consider-local-exemptions-to-tfw-program-after-provincial-complaints#sthash.HmmqMz7D.dpuf ‘Year of the search’ for Hastings County…

Cyber Security for Energy – Industry News

Kenney to consider local exemptions to TFW program after provincial complaints – See more at: http://www.hrreporter.com/articleview/21737-kenney-to-consider-local-exemptions-to-tfw-program-after-provincial-complaints#sthash.HmmqMz7D.dpuf Kenney to consider local exemptions to TFW program after provincial complaints – See more at: http://www.hrreporter.com/articleview/21737-kenney-to-consider-local-exemptions-to-tfw-program-after-provincial-complaints#sthash.HmmqMz7D.dpuf Kenney to consider local exemptions to TFW program after provincial complaints – See more at: http://www.hrreporter.com/articleview/21737-kenney-to-consider-local-exemptions-to-tfw-program-after-provincial-complaints#sthash.HmmqMz7D.dpuf Canadian businesses failing to respond to cybercrime…