On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we celebrate people's abilities, and organizations like Epic Opportunities that build community.
Giving jobs to the hard-to-hire
About a year ago, Sara Atnikov and her colleagues at Manitoba Green Retrofit, were asked to recruit some temporary workers for the demolition of the Merchants Hotel on Selkirk Avenue, which is being turned into a housing and education centre They put a little clip-art poster together saying there were eight temporary positions and for people who were interested to show up at 8 a.m. “When we arrived at 7:45, there were 70 people there waiting,” said Atnikov, the agency’s operations manager. It was at that point the social enterprise that does renovation work for Manitoba Housing and many other private-sector clients, knew they were onto something.
Why it's a good idea to review your financial plan at least once a year
January is often a good time to conduct a budget review because you'll have the benefit of the full year's receipts and expenses, financial planner says