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100th Anniversary of the Meredith Principles

October 2013 marks the 100th birthday of the creation of the Meredith Principles.  The Meredith Principles were developed by an Ontario lawyer, politician and Judge Sir William Meredith.  Sir William Meredith laid the foundation for the system of Worker’s Compensation program in Canada. The historic purpose of the Meredith Principles, however, is the “idea that […]

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Work Smarts

Work Smarts is an employment program recently launched throughout Atlantic Canada in partnership between the Saint Mary’s University Business Development Centre and the government of Canada.  Work Smarts provides post-secondary graduates with their first position in their chosen field at a dramatically subsidized rate for participating employers.   The program offers approximately $9,000.00 in wage […]

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