Q&A with Elaine Froese, recipient of the 150 Manitoba Women Trailblazer Award

In late January 2021, Elaine Froese was named a recipient of the 150 Manitoba Women Trailblazer Award, presented by the Nellie McClung Foundation. Posthumously, her mother, Lois Edie, who passed away suddenly in 1998 at age 65, also received the… READ MORE

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How to Say “No” and Maintain Your Boundaries

As 2021 looks to be another virtual year, many organizations have done a great job of pivoting to supporting employees in remote work. Teams are operating at a functional speed. Some employees are thriving in this new environment. However, even… READ MORE

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Shifting to Create Recognition Through COVID and Beyond

Do you feel like just as soon as you, your family, or your organization figures out how to get through COVID, another shift happens – a spike or flattening of the curve, a change in “level” of severity, a new… READ MORE

What will it take to resolve BC Pipeline dispute?

The rule of law is an important consideration in this dispute. Has Canada complied with its own legal requirements? That’s a question that has largely been ignored in the issuance of injunctions in disputes such as this. Canada’s obligation to… READ MORE

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Women in Leadership: Why Mitigating Gender Bias in the Workplace is Important to All of Us

Hungry for learning more about the biases you may have without even realizing it? Here’s some food for thought (pun absolutely intended). A quick google image search of the word “professor” reveals that over 90% of professors are Caucasian men…. READ MORE

The Real Risk Women Face When Dealing with Money

“Investing is far too risky. I’m better off leaving my money in the bank.” I hear this all the time from women, along with “I don’t have time to invest.” And, “My partner is better at managing our finances.” Sound… READ MORE

How to be Honest About Mental Health at Work

A couple of weeks ago I had to bump my meeting twice, and it really bugged me. Not because I had a more important meeting. Not because I had another meeting run late. Not because something better came up and… READ MORE

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Is There a Benefit to Failing?

When we don’t lean into failure, mining it for lessons and for a reason it showed up in our work and life, we are left seeing failure as an obstacle, roadblock or misstep that’s regrettable. It can cause us to… READ MORE