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Sheryl Smolkin interviewed: Medical marijuana in the workplace

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in HR Issues, Legal, Portfolio/Interviews | 0 comments

Sheryl Smolkin interviewed on CHCH Square Off about medical marijuana in the workplace March 25, 2o14 As of April 1 people who require the drug for a legitimate health reason will only need a doctor’s prescription, instead of a license from Health Canada. According to Health Canada estimates, Canada’s “legal marijuana supply industry” could reach $1.3 billion in sales by 2024, with an estimated 450,000 Canadians eventually becoming users of medical marijuana. The big issue for the...

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Talking to personal finance blogger Tim Stobbs

Posted by on Jan 28, 2014 in Portfolio/Interviews, Portfolio/Saskatchewan Pension Plan | 0 comments

2 Jan 2014 By Sheryl Smolkin With this post, we are kicking off a 2014 series of interviews with personal finance bloggers. Many of the people we will be talking to are known to you already because we’ve linked to their blogs on our weekly edition of “Best from The Blogosphere.” Our first guest is Tim Stobbs, a thirty-five-year old chemical engineer and father of two who lives in Regina and works for SaskPower. He was also a Regina School Trustee until the end of 2012. Since 2006 Tim...

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Talking to David Chilton

Posted by on Oct 7, 2012 in Portfolio/Interviews, Portfolio/Saskatchewan Pension Plan, Retirement | 0 comments

October 4, 2012 David Chilton podcast Hi, my name is Sheryl Smolkin. I’m a lawyer and a journalist. Today I’m pleased to be continuing the Saskatchewan Pension Plan’s new series of financial expert interviews with the Wealthy Barber himself…David Chilton. The Wealthy Barber has sold more than 2 million copies in Canada, and last year — some 20 years later — The Wealthy Barber Returns was published. I recently heard David speak at the Human Resources Professionals Association...

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Interview with Blaney McMurtry partner Henry Chang.

Posted by on Aug 7, 2012 in HR Issues, Legal, Portfolio/HRInsider, Portfolio/Interviews | 0 comments

FEATURED INTERVIEW: GETTING A U.S. WORK VISA Interview with Blaney McMurtry partner Henry Chang Lawyer Henry Chang discusses how to get your Canadian employees a U.S. work visa. Find out the difference between a business visitor who can enter the U.S. with a business visa and employees who need a work...

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Unpaid internships: When are they legal?

Posted by on Jul 17, 2012 in HR Issues, Legal, Portfolio/Interviews | 0 comments

Lawyer and Award Winning “Youth And Work” Blogger Andrew Langille Talks About Unpaid Internships   Are you paying your Ontario interns atleast minimum wage? If not you may be violating the Employment Standards...

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Talking to Derek Foster

Posted by on Jul 8, 2012 in Portfolio/Interviews, Portfolio/Saskatchewan Pension Plan, Retirement | 0 comments

5 Jul Derek Foster podcast Hi, my name is Sheryl Smolkin. I’m a lawyer and a journalist. Today I’m pleased to be continuing the Saskatchewan Pension Plan’s series of financial expert interviews, talking to Derek Foster author of six books including The Idiot Millionaire. After spending his 20s backpacking across Europe, Australia and Asia, Derek left the rat race at age 34 when his investment strategy made him a millionaire. Today we are going to talk about his latest book, The...

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