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It's the interns who lose in crackdown on unpaid internships

I once had to hire some freelancers for one of those ad-filled “special reports” newspapers sometimes run. Sorting through the stack of resumes we kept on file, I soon developed a system. 1,046 more words

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Stephen Finucan--"The Navigator" (The Walrus, April 2014)

 SOUNDTRACK: BECK-”I Just Started Hating Some People Today” / “Blue Randy”(2012).

A few years ago, Beck suffered from a debilitating back injury that required spinal cord surgery.  576 more words

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Level the playing field. Pay your interns.

After graduating journalism school, I lived at my parents’ home in Oakville for a year while working a part-time job in broadcasting. Most of my paltry income went to bus fare, and I always reveled in the bigger paychecks I’d get from doing a week of overnight shifts - only to wince when an unpaid sick day dropped it down again. 402 more words

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The Intern, the Walrus and the Truth

The Intern, the Walrus and the Truth

Today there was a big influx on my social media about internships and particularly the Globe and Mail article… 622 more words

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Zsuzsi Gartner--"We Be Naked" (The Walrus, March 2014)

SOUNDTRACK: RHEOSTATICS-Linwood Movie Theatre, Port Dover, ON (December 4, 1999)

This is the final concert on of the 20th century on Rheostatics Live (and I’ll be taking a short break from the Rheos concerts after this one).  740 more words

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