November 11, 2014

An NDP private member’s bill to make Remembrance Day a national statutory holiday has gained the support of the PCs and is now in the hands of the Senate. Remembrance is presently not a statutory holiday in Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, Manitoba and the Northwest Territories. You’d probably be hard-pressed to find an employee who would not be in favour of adding another national holiday, but some are making the case for not adding Remembrance Day to that list:

Stuart Rudner recounts the story of a 73 year old teacher whose contract was not renewed after her employer discovered off-duty conduct that it did not condone. Her transgression? Appearing nude in films over 50 years ago:

Doug MacLeod laments that small businesses are reluctant to pay him for services and advice that could prevent in the first place a lot of the problems he is often retained to deal with:



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