2015 Best Places to Work in Atlantic Canada

Symplicity Designs was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Atlantic Canada. This ninth annual program was created by Progress magazine and Best Companies Group. This survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in Atlantic Canada, benefiting the region’s economy, workforce and businesses. The list […]

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Ten Learnings from Yvon Chouinard, founder and owner of Patagonia, Inc.

In honour of Earth Day 2015 Symplicity Designs presents ten learnings from Yvon Chouinard, one of the world’s leaders in sustainable business practices. At Symplicity, we are big fans of Patagonia, Inc., a world-renowned outdoor clothing company. Patagonia is more than environmentally conscious; Patagonia’s mission is to “make the best product, cause no unnecessary harm, […]

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Sunday March 22nd is World Water Day

The United Nations promotes March 22nd 2015 as World Water Day, “a day for water and water for sustainable development.” It can be easy to take water for granted. Consider the following: more water is used to manufacture a car than to fill a swimming pool; to produce two steaks you need 15,000 litres of water. One […]

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Sunday March 8th is International Women’s Day

Earlier this week the Globe and Mail published a folio for International Women’s Day, Sunday, March 8th 2015. It cited some sobering statistics about women in Canada’s workforce. For instance, “women working full-time earn 20 percent less than their males peers and have fewer chances to be promoted.” Furthermore, for every dollar earned by a […]

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