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May 30, 2013

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Shipping to Canada

I’d like to take a moment to talk about the problem of shipping to Canada. I know that a lot of online retailers are wondering how to be successful in Canada, and since I’ve started working at Group 3DM, I’ve had my eyes opened on a number of issues that affect a US retailer’s ability to […]

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May 7, 2013


Samsung Galaxy S4 – 01: Let the games begin

After some running around I finally got my Samsung Galaxy S4. Fortunately my Bell contract was up for renewal because spending $700 on a phone is ridiculous, even if the phone is really cool. I paid $200 in exchange for renewing for another 3 years with Bell. They waived the usual 35$ fee and the […]

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April 12, 2013


A Farewell To Varibase

As today is my last day at Varibase, I feel compelled to set down a few things about them. Varibase, has been my employer, and my home, for the past 4 years, and leaving today will be hard. Varibase is a great company, a company with a lot of capability, a lot of opportunity for […]

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April 8, 2013

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Should world leaders have to take a psych evaluation?

Almost two decades ago I was a candidate for a crappy sales job at a big box electronics store. They told me that if I wanted to work at their store I’d have to pass a psychological exam. I remember saying “I think *you*’re crazy, but it’s your money, so sure”. At the time I […]

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April 7, 2013


RBC scandal

It had to happen sooner or later, and I’m rather glad it happened. Here’s what I’ve learned about the RBC scandal RBC hiring practices exposed in the news: http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/story/2013/04/05/bc-rbc-foreign-workers.html I’ve written before about the abhorrent outsourcing practices of RBC, but now, they allegedly replace Canadian workers with people on temporary work visas. And denying it: […]

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