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April 28th – National Day of Mourning

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This Saturday April 28th is The National Day of Mourning. This day is dedicated to remembering those who have lost their lives, or suffered injury or illness, due to a work-related tragedy.


Winter Tips & a Hopeful Outlook on Spring

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If you live in the GTA like us, you’ve been experiencing some interesting winter weather over the last couple of days. It looks like spring is on hold until further notice. While we sit fingers-crossed hoping for nicer weather there


How to Disconnect from Work While on Vacation

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If you’re lucky enough to be on vacation this week for March Break it can be a wonderful chance to spend time with your family, however for many of us it can be very difficult to fully disconnect from work


The Best of Breakaway Blog 2017

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Only one more week left of 2017! While there are many people that would gladly forget 2017 ever happened we’d like to take a moment to reflect on 2017 and share the best of Breakaway Blog posts from this year.


Using Self-Distancing in Decision-Making

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Do you tend to let your emotions lead your life? Are you guilty of making irrational, quick decisions when faced with a tough or stressful choice? There is a way to stop this behaviour, it is called Self-Distancing.


Our 15 Favourite Breakaway Blog Posts

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To celebrate Breakaway’s 15th anniversary today (yay!) we’re sharing 15 of our favourite blog posts we’ve done since we starting our Breakaway Blog.


The Dangers of Heat Stress

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As the weather in the GTA (finally!) gets warmer workers are more at risk for heat related illnesses caused by Heat Stress. When the weather is hot our bodies must work harder to get rid of excess heat and our


Staying Healthy At Work: Bike to Work Day

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Today is Bike to Work Day! If you’re lucky enough to live close enough to your work that you can ride your bike then you should! Bike riding is a great form of exercise and is a much cheaper way


The National Day of Mourning

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Today is The National Day of Mourning. This day is dedicated to remembering those who have lost their lives, or suffered injury or illness on the job due to a work related tragedy.


World Health Day 2017: Depression

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Today, April 7th, is World Health Day. Each year the World Health Organization (WHO) focuses on an important health issue that affects the health of millions of people worldwide. This year the theme is Depression.