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Posted Monday, 07 November, 2022

MFA is coming to U of G this winter, along with a chance for students to win if they set up their accounts early. A process many organizations use to verify identity, MFA is a best-practice security measure that adds an extra layer of protection to personal accounts.
MFA asks for identity verification through an app, text message, or other method before logging into a secure system. Sometimes known as two-step verification, MFA helps prevent others from accessing email and...

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Posted Thursday, 03 November, 2022

Rebecca DavisSwitching careers to pursue a passion is not an easy risk to take. It requires reskilling, upskilling, coursework, time, and effort—enough to make most people stay comfortably where they are. But when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Rebecca Davis took advantage of an unlikely opportunity to start a new career.
The tourism sector was notoriously affected by the pandemic, and Davis personally experienced this hardship. The tourism and travel company she worked for decided to...

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Posted Monday, 17 October, 2022

Achieving optimal health is a goal for many and is often accomplished through regular exercise and healthy eating. However, healthy eating is more than just mixing some fruits and vegetables into your meals; it requires careful planning and consideration to meet nutritional requirements. In fact, research shows that a significant number of Canadian adults have trouble achieving adequate intakes of multiple nutrients. ( National Library of Medicine ) Having sufficient nutrients...
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Posted Friday, 02 September, 2022

Being diagnosed as prediabetic was a turning point for Dr. Subhas Ganguli, Implementing a Plant-Based Diet at Home course instructor. Not only was he worried about the potential complications that diabetes can cause, but he was also desperate to find a way to prevent himself from even reaching that point.  
So, the Hamilton-based gastroenterologist started reviewing the literature about plant-based diets and found in several studies that adopting a plant-based...

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Posted Monday, 29 August, 2022

PSW_Story The COVID-19 pandemic may be slowing down, but the work of personal support workers (PSWs) is not. In fact, the demand for PSWs is likely to increase; Statistics Canada predicts that by 2051, 24.9% of the population will be 65 years or older. ( Statistics Canada )
As Lynn Steele, founder and CEO of the Canadian PSW Network, says, “PSWs are stressed. They’re burned out, and they’re tired.”  
In an effort to help combat PSW labor...

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