It turns out that not only do you not need a large volume of water to cook pasta, but in fact, the water does not even have to be boiling. Wait. What? Let me explain. I, and every other trained cook I know have been taught that when cooking pasta,...
1. to do something terribly wrong, so that a backup plan is needed. etymologic background: Monica Geller's parents came up with the term "to pull a monica" (from "Friends") 2. to do something just the way it was intended, or even better. etymologic...
Campaigns, Participation, and Issues, by Royce Koop (Editor), Barry Ferguson (Editor), Karine Levasseur (Editor), Andrea Rounce (Editor), Kiera L. Ladner (Editor). An analysis of the 2019 Manitoba Election.
Lukas NevilleSo @drmacgregor had the audacity to claim that it's been 15 years since we attended the Arcade Fire's release party for 'Funeral' at the Salvation Army Citadel on Drummond St.
But that obviously can't be right, because that would make me old.
Unions are throwing open the doors to collective bargaining meetings, hoping to win stronger contracts and more engaged members. – Unions in Canada and the U.S. are throwing open the doors to collective bargaining meetings, hoping to win stronger...
Lukas NevilleThis article on open-door bargaining is fascinating. I have some real reservations, but there are clear advantages in terms of engagement and accountability.
Premier Brian Pallister's province-wide wage freeze — a key feature of his fiscal austerity plans — could be in jeopardy after an arbitrator awarded a three-year settlement to physician residents and interns that pays out increases well above...
Lukas NevilleLooks like the 'pass wage-freeze legislation but never proclaim it' strategy is falling apart on the Manitoba government.
Should make for an interesting background to the upcoming salary reopener round of bargaining at the university.
Kirkpatrick's four-level training evaluation model assumes that a positive correlation exists between satisfaction and learning. Several studies have investigated levels of satisfaction and learning in synchronous online courses, asynchronous online...
After 20 years of voluntary CSR initiatives, companies are failing to meet their long-standing goals of ending labour exploitation.
Lukas NevilleI remember the activism of the 1990s pressuring Nike to end sweatshop use.
A quarter of a century later, there's a whole CSR regime: reporting, codes of conduct, and auditing standards--but labour exploitation continues apace.
A new paper asks why