The union movement is the largest arm of the human rights movement. However, this strength is only realized as members see their value and worth. This course is designed to provide answers to many of the questions people have about unions and democracy at work. Click hereto watch a preview of the course.
Right wing governments try to convince us that they have all the answers yet the life of Canadian workers gets tougher all the time – this doesn’t sound fair. This course examines factors that prevent and encourage a ‘fair’ workplace and society. Click hereto watch a preview of the course.
We are reminded, on a daily basis, about the rise in global warming, ice melting, and sea-levels increasing. The conditions of our Mother Earth and its ecosystems are deteriorating day by day. However, many still remain sceptical and we continue to ignore the warnings. In order to achieve sustainable development and environmental conservation policies, objectives and targets, society needs to become more sensitive to the multiple dimensions of environment. This course will explore Canada’s impact on the environment and its roles and responsibilities moving forward.
Did you know that some research studies have shown you can forget up to 90% of what you've learned in less than a week? Other studies show we retain half of what we've learned for 30 days. What's most important though; over time, we all slowly forget what we've learned. One effective strategy for improving retention is note taking – not just because you'll have a written record to refer to in the future, but also because the actual act of taking notes can help reinforce concepts in your mind.
Buying made in Canada matters for all Canadians. This course will open your eyes as to why it’s so important to support Canadian made products, what is globalization, and what affect it has on workers in Canada. The material will outline the perception of a corporation, free trade, sweatshops, who benefits from the profits and the affects of privatization and de-regulation.