Generation Change

Forget Millennials And Boomers. Gen X Will Save The Workplace

Mary Donohue | Posted 04.28.2017 | Canada Business
Mary Donohue

Today, all the chatter in leadership development is about millennials and retiring boomers. Let's be honest: for most organizations, no millennial is going to be tapped for a top job, yet many of these organizations are spending money on understanding their millennials and helping boomers feel good as they retire.

The Millennial Leader: How the Next Generation Is Managing Up

Punit Dhillon | Posted 12.09.2016 | Canada Business
Punit Dhillon

Millennials are proving that they don't need intense supervision as previously assumed. In reality, you may find that millennials are teaching older generations a thing or two about enhancing a business.

A Letter To Everyone Who's Freaked Out By Climate Change

Hannah Alper | Posted 04.01.2017 | Canada Living
Hannah Alper

You know what? I'm freaked out about it, too. This is such a big issue in the world and it's easy to freak out about it. Deeply caring about this and wanting to do something to help is the first step in making a difference. So, let me start off by saying you're already making a difference because you care.

Is Canada A Nation Of Immigrants?

Jack Jedwab | Posted 04.01.2017 | Canada Politics
Jack Jedwab

According to a recent survey, some two in three Canadians agree that "with the exception of Canada's aboriginal peoples everyone that settled in Canada is an immigrant." The 2011 Canadian census reports that there are more than 31 million non-Aboriginal Canadians. That would make for a very substantial number of immigrants and clearly not correct with the official figure reported in the census being just below 6.8 million.

Are You Skilled Enough To Manage Millennials?

Peter Shurman | Posted 03.10.2017 | Canada Business
Peter Shurman

If you're a boomer-aged manager who thinks they have what it takes to effectively work with a millennial workforce, think again. This test will show you whether you've actually got the skills, or if you have a lot of work ahead of you.

Industry Insights From A 7 Year Old

Kelly Lovell | Posted 12.18.2016 | Canada Business
Kelly Lovell

As the end of the year comes to a close, industry leaders are already preparing for what's next and refining their 2016 strategies to stay on top of the market. With baby boomers retiring and millennials being the most studied generation to date, market leaders can gain insight from the next generation, Generation Z.

Public Rallies Behind Suspended B.C. Officer Who Saved Bears

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.08.2015 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE - 1 p.m.: Officer Bryce Casavant has had his pay reinstated, but his suspension is ongoing, according to the B.C. Government And Service Employ...

6 Ways To Cool Off Your Home Without Air Conditioning

Houzz.com | Mariana Pickering | Posted 07.08.2015 | Canada Living

Having an air conditioner is a near-must in climates where months-long heat waves are a summer norm. (We’re fanning our faces with you, Houston and ...

Jane Fonda Attends Toronto Climate Rally With David Suzuki, Naomi Klein

CP | Adam Miller, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.05.2016 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Jane Fonda joined hundreds gathered outside Ontario's legislative buildings on Sunday to rally and march for action on climate change and a ...

Vancouver Company Creates Coffee Pods That Won't Ruin The Earth

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 12.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia

G-Kups coffee pods apparently break down in as quickly as a month.

Do You Know the Slang Terms of 2014?

Shirley Williams | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Living
Shirley Williams

Do you know the slang terms that were popular in 2014? Are you ready for 2015? Not sure? Let's do a simple test to find out.

Why Does Everyone Keep Telling Me To Get A 'Real' Job?

Kelly Lovell | Posted 02.08.2015 | Canada Living
Kelly Lovell

The definition of a traditional career does not lend well in today's innovation and technology driven economy. Workplaces are changing. No longer must you come into the office everyday for business meetings when you can stay at home and with a click of a button, video conference with executives around the world.

Corporations Need to Embrace the iGeneration

Eric Quon-Lee | Posted 12.12.2014 | Canada Business
Eric Quon-Lee

What society is facing is a fundamental schism between individual action and organizational inertia. As Silicon Valley has demonstrated time and again, small and nimble is increasingly where society is headed. As such, large institutions need to adapt to recognize the rise of individualism and respond appropriately to it.