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Privatized welfare services

When you’re on welfare you are required to attend job training programs. The government wants welfare bums like myself off the dole and in the work force. So, they give a private corporation a huge am...
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There are free meals!

I went to my favourite butcher today (Save On Meats on East Hastings) to get some hamburger meat and buns. Unfortunately they have a five dollar minimum on their Interac, but I only needed $3 worth of...
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Writer’s fear

Someone, I forget who, once told me “do the opposite of what the fear tells you.” I’m not usually one for sayings, but that one really carried weight with me and I had it taped above...
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IHOP Drama!!

Okay… So I go into IHOP today to pick up my cheque. In British Columbia an employer must issue an employee their last pay cheque within 48 hours after they are terminated. I was fired this Satur...
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Shortest job ever

Well… the good news and the bad news. Firstly, the bad news. The manager at IHOP just called me and said “We can’t keep you on, we just don’t have the hours. Sorry it didn̵...
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Got a day job!

Well, it’s not glamorous but it’s close to home and it pays the bills. I got a job doing dishes at my local International House of Pancakes or IHOP. I dropped off a resume on Thursday, beg...

In the arm(s) of angels

If you don’t want to be bummed out or don’t believe in spirits and think I’m that crazy if I do. Please, do yourself and me a favour and don’t read on. Just look at this lovely...
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Was I hired or not?

This is the most cryptic reject note I’ve ever received! I applied for this job, went to the interview for testing etc. Rejection letters are usually short, sweet and to the point. If the answer...