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3 Key Takeaways From Women Leading Large Family Businesses In Canada

Earlier this year I was invited by the National Bank of Canada to be a part of a team interviewing senior women leaders in some of Canada’s top family-owned firms. We travelled to Vancouver, Calgary, and Toronto for interviews, and also met with women in Montreal. Three elements that contribute to the success of family businesses struck me based on these interviews and other interviews of family members which I have conducted as part of McGill University’s CEO Insights MBA class.

The work our team undertook went toward the Fall 2020 edition of the National Bank’s Family Advantage report. This report aims to elucidate the inherent advantages of family-owned companies through an analysis of 38 Canadian corporations under family

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School closures probably aren’t leading to more deaths post-lockdown

Scientists are often quick to remind the public: no model is perfect.

After Professor Neil Ferguson’s computer model suggested in March that 500,000 people in the UK would die of the coronavirus without lockdown measures, the UK quickly abandoned its herd immunity strategy and resorted to shutting down schools and businesses.

A June review in the journal Nature showed that some researchers were able to reproduce Ferguson’s findings, but software engineers said the code was messy and some public-health experts said the results were unreliable.  

One finding in particular didn’t seem to make sense: The model showed that closing UK schools and universities during a lockdown actually led to more COVID-19 deaths than if schools had stayed open.

A new peer-reviewed report published in the BMJ on Wednesday suggests that takeaway could be accurate.

“Our first thought was that it was a mistake, but after a little work on the

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Sezzle Partners with Leading Fashion Retailer UNTUCKit

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Sezzle Inc. (ASX:SZL) (Sezzle or Company) // Purpose-driven payments solution Sezzle announced today that it has partnered with the retail pioneer, UNTUCKit, one of the fastest-growing retail brands in North America, to provide affordable, quality, untucked shirts to Sezzle’s 3 million users. Sezzle is pleased to be chosen as the preferred Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) option for UNTUCKit as the holiday shopping season commences.

“We are thrilled to welcome UNTUCKit to the growing Sezzle family. With a shared dedication to shoppers and an innovative approach to retail, our teams have already created a strong relationship that will serve our shoppers well. We look forward to offering Sezzle users another well-known, quality fashion and apparel brand — and one they have been asking for,” commented Sezzle President, Paul Paradis.

“We are really excited to be working with Sezzle

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Black women are leading the movement to end police violence

But one thing is clear: The nation is paying close attention to what unfolds in this case. And that is because of the activism of Black women. Black women have taken the lead in finding alternate routes to obtain justice and achieve systemic change due to the inability of the criminal “justice” system to administer punishment in cases of police shootings.

Black women, including Taylor’s mother and sister, along with a network of writers and activists, built on this tradition of activism to bring national attention to the Taylor case. Despite the recent grand jury decision, Black female activists will continue to be at the forefront of a national movement to bring about tangible changes in American policing.

During the 20th century, Black female activists brought significant attention to the problem of police violence, often focusing specifically on the vulnerability of Black women. In a 1930 newspaper article, Madame Stephanie

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Is Donald Trump leading America toward a Belarusian model presidency? (opinion)

The very foundations of America’s legitimacy on the world stage could eventually rest, at least in part, on the question of just how many other countries would even recognize a president who failed to win a clear mandate of the American electorate, and whose victory was based less on a true electoral mandate than on some form of judicial or legal manipulation. This scenario would not be unlike the situation of any number of foreign leaders of questionable legitimacy who have rumbled into office and retained their power on the strength of brute force or simply hubris.



Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie: US President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing at the White House September 27, 2020, in Washington, DC. - US President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes in 2016, the year he won the election, The New York Times reported September 27, 2020, citing tax return data extending more than 20 years. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images)


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US President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing at the White House September 27, 2020, in Washington, DC. – US President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes in 2016, the year he won the election, The New York Times reported September 27, 2020, citing

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Protective Clothing Market 2020 Share, Size, Regional Trend, Future Growth, Leading Players Updates, Demand by Forecast to 2026

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content.

Sep 28, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
Protective Clothing Market size wasUSD 12.48 billionin 2019 and is projected to reachUSD 34.31 billionby 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 14% during the forecast period.

The global protective clothing market size is anticipated to be driven by the rising government norms worldwide to maintain workplace safety, especially in the manufacturing, food processing, construction, healthcare, and chemical industries. Also, the increasing cases of accidental injuries and mortalities would affect the market positively.

Rising Usage of Protective Clothing to Prevent Injuries will Drive the Chemicals Segment

Based on end use, the market is fragmented into oil and gas, firefighters, chemical, pharmaceutical, and others. Amongst these, the chemical segment is expected to procure the largest share owing to the increasing usage of protective clothing in the chemical industry for preventing

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