The special celebration of Mother’s Day first originated in 1908, West Virginia, when a woman named Anna Jarvis held a memorial to honour her mother who had passed three years earlier, and who first campaigned for Mother’s Day to be a recognized holiday in the United States. Today, it is celebrated in numerous countries across … Read More »
International Women’s Day is celebrated in numerous countries across the globe as a way of showing support to women through various public events. The theme originated in Europe in the early 1900s, but it wasn’t until 1977 that the United Nations adopted the movement and named March 8th as International Women’s Day, with Canada following … Read More »
ISS of BC is hosting a Cultural Competency Training on February 23rd, to focus on the importance of Communication in a Blended Workplace.
-Gamelle Fitzgibbon shares her tactics on improving cultural adaptability here.
As the year winds down, many people consider it the perfect time to look ahead to the upcoming New Year and set new goals for themselves. And while there’s nothing wrong with making a few new year’s resolutions, there are other great ways to ring in 2017! Here are a few ideas to say farewell … Read More »
Colder weather has set in, Black Friday sales have passed, and Christmas is now just around the corner. As we get into the holiday spirit, let’s take a few moments to remember the things that matter most!
In a season when consumerism is at it’s peak, it bears reminding not to get too caught up in … Read More »