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Topic-Based Writing to the Rescue: Project Considerations for Managers (Case Study)
Superb post-mortem of rescue #technical #writing project for enterprise #software (#healthcare) client features training, documentation, cheat sheets, user guides + a firing a cantankerous contractor #instructional
technical  writing  instructional  user  guide  documentation  bullsi  healthcare  software  canada  usa  turnaround  government  procurement  trust  project  management  topicbased  content  madcap  flare  contractor  single  sourcing 
9 weeks ago by csrollyson
People eat at least 50,000 plastic particles a year, study finds | Environment | The Guardian
Growing data shows consumers are eating more #plastic than they know: No.1 culprit is bottled water/beverages. Processed food also contains plastic waste; uncertain #health risk [but can't be good] for #humans #animals #environment
plastic  particles  food  research  statistics  study  uk  canada  environment  supermarket  grocer  ocean  air  soil  river  fish  bottle  water  beverage  package  big  processed  recycling  incentive  government  tax  2019  Q2 
june 2019 by csrollyson
Displacement & Resilience: women Iive for a new day | The International Association of Women in Radio & Television
2019 Documentary compares female #refugee experiences in host countries #india #tunisia #philippines #canada #women. Chandita Mukherjee EP'd + 5 filmmakers in host countries #kudos ^cr
women  refugee  documentary  19eyz  2019  asia  india  philippines  canada  tunisia  executive  producer  filmmaker  syria  comparison 
april 2019 by csrollyson
AWFF 2019: Collaborative documentary Displacement and Resilience explores conflict, migration and exile
"Displacemennt & Resilience": Documentary highlights experience of #women #refugees in Tibet India Philippines Canada Tunisia, from trauma to healing and triumph #FiveMillionFilm ^cr
documentary  refugee  reference  women  PTSD  migration  exile  philippines  tunia  comparison  india  rohingya  tibet  asia  canada  story  film  2019  editing  social  worker  resilience  police  interview 
april 2019 by csrollyson
Centre for Refugee Studies - Home
Specialized programs in #refugee and #forced #migration studies
university  facebook  page  refugee  york  canada  19eyz  bullsi 
march 2019 by csrollyson
How Diana Found her Career in Canada | WelcomeHomeTO
Personal story about Colombia #refugee finding her way in #Canada
canada  refugee  integration  story  colombia  language  training  19eyz  education 
march 2019 by csrollyson
Refugee Training and Employment Program - MOSAIC
One #refugee integration #language #culture #training example in #canada
canada  language  training  job  placement  integration  program  example  19eyz  refugee 
march 2019 by csrollyson
IKEA Canada Launches Refugee Employment Program Coast-to-Coast - NBC2 News
IKEA Canada announces #refugee #job hiring & training program across #Canada
ikea  canada  refugee  job  program  2019  news  q1  19eyz  integration  bullsi 
march 2019 by csrollyson
Opinion: We have a common responsibility to fight anti-refugee rhetoric - UNHCR Canada
Powerful story of healing. #Canada host of #Vietnamese #refugee now sponsoring #Syrian refugee. Rare story of empathy for fear-driven suspicion of refugees
19eyz  bullsi  refugee  canada  pointofview  exceptional  story  vietnam  syria  empathy  politics  fear  security  job  host  relationship  economy  community 
march 2019 by csrollyson
Tent Partnership | Home
Tent engages big business to support #refugees worldwide past the immediate stage, helps them integrate into #host #countries
refugee  empowerment  integration  host  country  corporate  usa  canada  europe  website  bullsi  organization  19eyz 
march 2019 by csrollyson
Canadian Council For Refugees: This Country Failed Syrian Boys Who Drowned | HuffPost Canada
Canadian journalist calls for action to facilitate Syrian #refugees' immigration to join their families
19eyz  canada  syria  refugee  policy  advocacy  death  family  2015  q3 
february 2019 by csrollyson
The One Thing That Patients Need The Most – Ruth Henderson – Medium
Superb caregiver account with *both parents* one w NHL + eye-popping examples of care lapses
sh1  sh2  advocacy  18sbx  nhl  canada  example  story  dementia  family  bullsi  patient  caregiver 
february 2019 by csrollyson
Corbella: Boy’s life at risk simply because he lives in Alberta | Calgary Herald
Political fight to have CAR-T for boy in Alberta, which doesn't pay for care in other provinces (CAR-T trial in Toronto)
cartcell  canada  alberta  province  healthcare  insurance  clinical  trial  politics  q3  2018  toronto  18sbx  NHL  SH2 
february 2019 by csrollyson
Car-T treatment - Lymphoma.com - Lymphoma Support and Help Forums!
Several caregivers and patients discussing CAR-T as it intersects journeys
cartcell  ws1  ws2  patient  sh1  sh2  caregiver  bullsi2  forum  discussion  usa  canada  medical  tourism  ATC  18sbx 
january 2019 by csrollyson
21 Days Times 6
Very long, detailed blog of patient's journey from 2012; she is articulate and detailed, discussions of physician involvement from PCP to oncologist to ATC
patient  journey  DLBCL  lymphoma  chemotherapy  canada  18sbx  blog  ws1 
january 2019 by csrollyson
Urban Sustainability Directors Network
City executive network encourages sustainable programs, practices
sustainability  executive  network  usa  canada  website  urban  city  drivetotrust 
february 2018 by csrollyson
Male researchers stress out rodents : Nature News & Comment
How males stress out mice in research and skew results, males of many species
study  mouse  research  gender  stress  canada  pain  debunk 
november 2017 by csrollyson
Q&A: Transcript: Interview with Donald Trump | The Economist
Must read: #TheEconomist interview of President Trump on his economic policies
usa  trump  president  economy  politics  policy  interview  q2  2017  healthcare  trade  immigration  nafta  china  mexico  canada  deficit 
may 2017 by csrollyson
The Case for Devolution - CityLab
Call to unbundle big federal govt, to cities, which produce most economy value & are more accountable to citizens
pointofview  urbanism  government  model  federal  state  local  knowledge  industrial  economy  politics  trump  usa  canada  2017 
april 2017 by csrollyson
"Mother Trees" use fungal networks to feed the forest
Short post on how trees share nutrients and communicate using fungi in their interconnected roots
tree  forest  fungi  social  network  pioneer  botany  canada  environment 
january 2016 by csrollyson
Fox Creek fracking operation closed indefinitely after earthquake - Edmonton - CBC News
"Highly probable" that fracking caused unprecedented #earthquake in Canada Thx @jobsworth
news  q1  2016  fracking  canada  earthquake  geology  environment  oil  2ghcj  2csrollyson 
january 2016 by csrollyson
Another Trudeau Makes Canada Cool - The New Yorker
Post purports to describe the personality of #JustinTrudeau but discredits itself by trivializing his politics
canada  executive  q4  2015  history  son  father  election  2ghcj  politics  policy 
october 2015 by csrollyson
Glutenberg Impérial Sotolon | Brasseurs Sans Gluten | BeerAdvocate
Had at 33entrepreneurs Chicago; reviews accurate; delightful spicy rich flavor
beer  gluten  free  canada  summer  q3  2015 
july 2015 by csrollyson
What a Creative Neighborhood Looks Like - CityLab
Comparing design- & engineering-oriented firms "native" habitats in 3 Canada cities
city  research  economy  development  Q2  2015  canada  toronto  vancouver  montreal  comparison  hightech  pharma  startup  design  firm  size  population  social  network  marketing  2ghcj 
may 2015 by csrollyson
What makes Indian food authentic? Not the heat - The Globe and Mail
Owner of Toronto chain of westernized-yet-traditional Indian cuisine: balancing innovation w "authenticity"
ethnic  restaurant  design  concept  menu  owner  entrepreneur  reflection  india  cuisine  canada  adaptation  spice  alcohol  tradition  stereotype  customer  toronto  vancouver  14cdc 
march 2014 by csrollyson
On the menu: universal lessons about the restaurant business - The Globe and Mail
Restaurant entrepreneur/founder of Honk Kong chain reflects on his business, lessons learnt
restaurant  hongkong  chain  investor  chinese  fast  casual  niche  canada  wait  list  gourmet  chef  foodie  backlash  operation  lesson  learned  post  mortem  china  14cdc 
march 2014 by csrollyson
Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index - A.T. Kearney
#FDI ranking: Interactive gadget gives overview of each country's reputation to global investors
reputation  foreign  direct  2013  rank  bric  usa  uk  germany  canada  russia  brazil  china  india  australia  government  policy  regulation  economy  2ghcj 
february 2014 by csrollyson
A New Twist in International Relations: The Corporate Keep-My-Data-Out-of-the-U.S. Clause - Bloomberg
USA hightech firm blowback against NSA: contracts specific countermeasures, sales hurt; however location no matter
hightech  nsa  surveillance  usa  global  blowback  obama  cisco  apple  google  data  cloud  contract  canada  snowden  forrester  2ghcj 
december 2013 by csrollyson
Daylight Saving Time Is Terrible: Here's a Simple Plan to Fix It - Allison Schrager - The Atlantic
Interesting take on "daylight savings time": move the USA to 2 time zones; we used to have 300 time zones
time  usa  pointofview  uk  history  daylight  saving  commerce  business  international  canada  brazil  management  global  q4  2013 
november 2013 by csrollyson
Jeff Molander - Google+ - 3 Minutes: Please view, take action & (at least) protect…
COVERUP: Scientists find fisheries hiding diseases in farms, they are infecting wild salmon, but industry & govt dismissive #fb
canada  government  food  disease  fish  coverup  science  environment  q3  2013  video  2ghcj  2csrollyson 
september 2013 by csrollyson
PRISM (surveillance program) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Excellent references on US govt surveillance of citizens' & non-citizens' digital & telecom activity; note: tech firms under gag order
usa  intelligence  uk  germany  netherlands  canada  china  obama  nsa  prism  reference  government  attorney  general  judicial  congress  executive  surveillance  telecom  citizen  microsoft  google  yahoo  apple  facebook  dropbox  twitter  fisa  fisc  gag  order 
june 2013 by csrollyson
90% of Tim Hortons Canadian locations to have free Wi-Fi by September
"Coffee pub concept": Canadian café operator Tim Horton's rolls out free wifi
mobile  wifi  cafe  canada  valueprop  geny  pub  free  2012  q3  cowork  bbcc 
november 2012 by csrollyson
ING Bank's Coworking Branches - Coworking Labs
Valuable short analysis of ING Direct's Toronto Cafe, from true coworker's perspective
Financialservices  bank  branch  example  analysis  cafe  toronto  canada  cowork  bbcc 
october 2012 by csrollyson
Are Canadians richer than Americans?
Interesting; note the organizing principle is *median*; seems to reflect the U.S. DNA, which has been about improving oneself, less of a collective mentality
politics  economy  comparison  canada  usa  australia  household  statistics  report  europe  italy 
july 2012 by csrollyson
Visas for entrepreneurs: Where creators are welcome | The Economist
How the USA is shooting itself in the foot by rejecting entrepreneur visa & how other countries are profiting
canada  australia  chile  singapore  newzealand  ireland  britain  entrepreneur  visa  usa  investor  university  global  market  economy  development  2ghcj  uk 
june 2012 by csrollyson
Le grand départ: le second début de Claude Meunier | Normand Provencher | Cinéma
Meunier discute ses idees a-propos de mariage, amour et son film, Le Grand depart
mariage  français  canada  film  amour  famille  familyj  marriage  love  2008 
may 2012 by csrollyson
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