“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” – Michael Jordan

Really Good Business Books

  • The Speed of Trust
  • The Orange Revolution: How One Great Team Can Transform an Entire Organization
  • The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom, A Toltec Wisdom Book
  • The Opposable Mind: Winning Through Integrative Thinking
  • Orbiting the Giant Hairball: A Corporate Fool’s Guide to Surviving with Grace
  • The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It

Key Links:

Alberta Employment Standards

This is the official site of Alberta Employment Standards. The staff at Alberta Employment Standards administers the Employment Standards Code and Regulation which sets the minimum standards of wages and working conditions in most workplaces in Alberta.

Alberta Human Rights Commission

The Alberta Human Rights Commission administers the Human Rights Legislation in Alberta. This legislation protects Albertans from discrimination in:

  • Race
  • Religious belief
  • Colour
  • Gender
  • Physical disability
  • Mental disability
  • Marital status
  • Ancestry, and
  • Age

Personal Information Protection Act

This site provides information to help businesses, non-profit organizations, and professional regulatory organizations to comply with Alberta’s Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) that became law on January 1, 2004. The Act protects individual privacy by requiring private-sector organizations to obtain consent for the collection, use and disclosure of personal information in most cases, and provides individuals with a right of access to their own personal information.

Canada Revenue Agency

What are your obligations for payroll deductions? Is the $100 gift you gave your employee considered a taxable benefit? Do you know when it is appropriate to complete a T2200 form for an employee? The Canada Revenue Agency administers tax law for the Government of Canada and the provinces. Look through the Business section for all the information you need on EI, CPP, income tax and more.