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Keep informed with the latest updates and insights in the world of human resources.

Are your vacation policies and practices compliant with legislation?


If you are a federally-regulated employer, and the organization pays vacation pay each pay period, the federal labour program would say that this not compliant.

All employees, regardless if they are full-time, part-time, permanent, temporary or casual, must receive their vacation pay in one (1) of the following ways:

  1. Within fourteen (14) days before the employee takes their vacation leave
  2. On the regular pay day during or immediately following the employee’s vacation leave
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5 benefits to using Legacy Bowes for your recruitment needs


One of today's greatest business challenges is finding and hiring great employees. We are currently experiencing a candidate's market – there are more available positions than there are suitable candidates.  

Over the past few years, many businesses have experienced the shortage of qualified candidates on the job market. More so, hiring managers may not have the time or resources to find the best fit for the role, which can have a devastating impact on their bottom line.  

The talent acquisition team at Legacy Bowes can help take the guesswork out of hiring. Read on to discover why companies trust Legacy Bowes when it comes to sourcing and identifying top talent, and why you should consider using a recruitment firm when hiring.  

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Breaking down capacity development and why it's important



Edited by Kendra Hinton

 One of Legacy Bowes’ core tenets is to build capacity within the communities and organizations that we serve. But what does that mean, exactly?

Through our learning and development services, we assist and support communities and organizations in building capacity to further develop their organization. We help by providing real-life tools and techniques that can be immediately applied into peoples’ daily lives.

Read on to learn about what capacity development is, why it is so important, and how Legacy Bowes can help you on that journey. 

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Adam Nepon joins Legacy Bowes’ Talent Acquisition Services team as new director of business development


The team at Legacy Bowes is thrilled to announce that Adam Nepon has joined the organization as the new Director of Business Development with Talent Acquisition Services.

Nepon was born and raised in Winnipeg and identifies as both Ashkenazi Jewish and Red River Métis. He has a breadth of experience that spans across industries with backgrounds in business development, human resources, marketing and sales, and strategic organizational planning. As a member of CPHR-MB and a CPHR Candidate, Nepon is currently working towards his designation.

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Truth2Action, a Truth and Reconciliation initiative, officially launches

Truth2Action-Jennefer-Nepinak Jennefer Nepinak, Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Reconciliation, speaking during the Truth2Action official launch on April 13, 2023.

The TIPI Group of Companies is pleased to announce the official launch of its Truth2Action initiative. This initiative focuses on the TRC Calls to Action and is aimed at improving the relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Canada. With a mission of facilitating the healing process through increased understanding, respect, and collaboration, the Truth2Action team focuses on endeavors that promote truth-telling, justice, restitution, and addressing closing the economic gap.

Officially launched in the spring of 2023, this initiative offers support and guidance to organizations on their journey towards reconciliation through a number of programs.

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