Meet Jill Purdy, the Woman Who’s Been Making Canada Sound Good for Over Two Decades

As a prominent Supervising Sound and Dialogue Editor in the film and television industries of both Canada and the United States, Jill Purdy has an extraordinary record of achievements and awards spanning over two decades. After graduating from both Queen’s University and Sheridan College and initiating her career via a successful internship with Sound Dogs […]

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An Open Letter To Donald Trump, President-Elect of the United States

By Stephania Varalli Dear Mr. President, I started writing this letter while watching the election unfold, as states began to flip in your favour, as it became clear that the polls weren’t telling the whole story, that the pundits had miscalculated the odds, and that the democratic machine had underestimated both you and your supporters. […]

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November 20, 2016

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How Being Reasonable Helps Protect Your Great Idea

There’s an article in the February issue of this magazine that so perfectly captures why I believe it is crucial not to give anyone reason to work around you, I had to write about it. Every inventor’s worst fear is having his idea stolen from him. I don’t think ideas are stolen very often, actually. […]

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Womenomics 2.0: The potential of female entrepreneurs in Japan

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been promoting the increased participation of women in the Japanese economy, a policy popularly known as womenomics, as a pillar of his campaign for economic revitalization. While significant strides have been made with regard to increasing female workforce participation, corporate efforts to introduce flexible working practices, and spurring the promotion […]

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Talking about Tehran on Capitol Hill should not be a boys’ club

The July 2015 nuclear deal between Iran, the United States, and five other world powers triggered an intense debate in Washington and across the country. Nowhere was the contention surrounding Iran policy more impassioned or more urgent than in the U.S. Congress, whose mandate to review the agreement raised the stakes and greatly amplified the […]

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January 29, 2016

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Caution! Not Doing What You Love Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

Do you feel yourself called to a profession? And–whatever that profession–is it actually what you do? If you answered yes to the first question and no to the second, watch out! You could not only make yourself unhappy, but also risk damaging your health. That’s the surprising result of recent research by University of South […]

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Facebook Will Change Its Like Button "In the Next Few Weeks"

You might have heard about Facebook’s plan to add other instant emotional reactions to its interface, in addition to the iconic “Like” button. Well, the future is almost here.  As of this month, the new program–called Facebook Reactions–has gone live in Chile, Ireland, Japan, the Philippines, Portugal, and Spain. Now, Facebook’s chief product officer says it’s coming to the United […]

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Real Life Disasters that Could Have Been Avoided with a Professional Translator

In an increasingly global world, language can be a barrier in business and entertainment. With an estimated 7,000 languages spoken around the world and 150-200 of them spoken by more than one million people, communication mishaps interrupt life all the time. The inability to communicate effectively is a challenge for governments, businesses, and individuals around […]

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