A Unique Training Experience at Granted

By: Stephanie Sang, CEO of Granted

Many of you have leveraged the BC Jobs Grant  to up-skill your staff over the past year, and of course, at Granted, we also took advantage of this program to train our own team in 2017.  We were looking for training to increase our team’s focus, awareness, and productivity in the workplace. Through our training provider network , we were introduced to Scott Orth from Mindful Wisdom who provided our team with mindfulness training. We were grateful in that we were approved by the BC Jobs Grant to cover two-thirds of the cost. I will say that as a result of this training, our team dynamic has grown positively in both a  unique and special way.

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What’s New with Government Funding?

By: Maksim Chitov

With the Fall parliamentary session just around the corner, our government is expected to reconvene in the House of Commons in mid-September after a two-month break. The Liberal government is nearing the halfway point of their mandate, and thus September yields a perfect opportunity to look back at what has been done so far, subsequently charting the course for policymaking in the coming months and leading up to the 2019 General Election.

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