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Cybersecurity Tips for Business Travellers   Organizations face heightened cybersecurity risks when their employees travel. Business travellers are prime targets for cybercriminals, as they often carry valuable data and may not always be careful about securing their devices. This article discusses key cybersecurity exposures for business travellers...

Spring and Summer Storm Safety Tips for Businesses Spring and summer can bring about dangerous weather, such as tornadoes, hailstorms and thunderstorms, and wreak havoc on communities. In fact, insured damage for severe storms across Canada reached $770 million last spring and summer, according to Catastrophe...

Life Mental Health Week – Simple Tips for Self-Care May 2-8 is Mental Health Week. Mental health includes emotional, physiological and social well-being—and the state of your mental health can affect your overall health and quality of life. It’s essential to be sure you’re taking care of...

Smishing Explained   Most businesses and individuals are familiar with phishing, a cyberattack technique that entails cybercriminals leveraging fraudulent emails to manipulate recipients into sharing sensitive information, clicking malicious links or opening harmful attachments. While these email-based scams remain a pressing concern, a new form of phishing—known...

Life Spring Allergy Alleviation Tips About 20 to 25 per cent of Canadians are affected by hay fever, also known as allergic rhinitis, according to the Canadian Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Foundation. Hay fever can cause cold-like symptoms, including congestion, sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes and sinus...

How Organizations Can Thrive During Tough Times While During the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses experienced hardships due to a variety of factors, such as staff shortages, lower revenues and government-mandated closures. These challenges were difficult to prepare for, but they provided experiences for organizations to learn...

Life March is National Nutrition Month It’s never too early or too late to prioritize eating a well-balanced diet or form healthy dietary patterns. A dietary pattern is what humans habitually eat or drink that contributes to overall health. In honour of National Nutrition Month, take some...

  Important Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses   High-profile cyberattacks at large companies have generated national headlines and raised awareness for the growing threat of cybercrime. Despite these attacks, almost half of Canadian small businesses say they do not allocate any portion of their annual operating budget to...

Spring Maintenance Recommendations for Commercial Buildings While spring can be a beautiful season of new growth, it can also be messy as snow melts and salt marks mar floors and walkways. Once the snow has melted, it’s time to clean and perform maintenance tasks to prepare...

Reducing Your Stress During Heart Month According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, heart disease is the second leading cause of death in the country. In fact, heart disease affects approximately 2.4 million Canadian adults. Due to the prevalence of the disease, February is recognized...