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Saskatchewan WCB to refund $281M surplus to employers

Saskatchewan’s Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) is refunding a $281.5 million surplus to employers.

WCB announced it has a surplus from 2015 at its annual general meeting in May. 392 more words


5 Political Youth Groups Every Millennial Needs to Check Out

Never before have there been so many outlets and opportunities for political-minded young Americans to get involved. Below, I have compiled a brief list of five important youth-oriented political groups that I believe are invaluable resources for Millennials. 539 more words

What is 'Stance'? - Introduction

When we teach our students to write argumentative ‘essays’, we often tell them to ‘take a stance’, ‘take a position’ or ‘be critical’. Perhaps, rhetorically we would lead a ‘pros vs cons’ brainstorming session, asking the students to list out the propositions on both sides, discuss or even debate on these propositions. 261 more words

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Evaluative Meanings as “Attitude"

(Disclaimer: all posts are personal reflections and have nothing to do with the institutions and personnel the author is affiliated with.)


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Evaluative Meanings as Appraisal

Appraisal. noun. The act or result of judging the worth or value of something or someone.

(Retrieved from http://www.thefreedictionary.com/appraisal )


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The Incredible “However” (2)

To continue the discussion of the first part of this topic, let me first recap what it means by ‘counterexpectancy’. ‘Counterexpectancy’ is a term covering the meaning of ‘what goes against the expected’. 732 more words

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