Work/Life Balance

April 22, 2020

Work/ Life Balance Work/ life Balance is a term commonly used to describe the balance that a working individual needs between time allocated for work and other aspects of life (Wikipedia). These areas can include personal interests, family and social or leisure activities. In short, work/ life balance is the state of equilibrium where a…

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The Importance of Sleep – Overall Impact on Health, Safety & Productivity

November 28, 2019

We all know that one person who is fast asleep within minutes of their head hitting the pillow however for many of us this is just not the case. Statistics Canada estimates one in three Canadians sleep less than the recommended seven to nine hours per night. There are numerous contributing factors to the reasons…

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NBMAP Mentor Moment August 2019

August 13, 2019

NBMAP Mentor Moment: Mario Arseneault Mario Arseneault, veteran employee in the woodlands industry, is currently employed as Public and Corporate Relations with Chaleur Sawmills Ltd. in Belledune. Mario attended NBMAP’s M.E.N.T.O.R. Approach training with a diverse group of the sawmill employees in 2017. He would strongly recommend this curriculum to journeypeople as well as administration and…

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NBMAP Mentor Moment July 2019

July 5, 2019

NBMAP Mentor Moment: Meagan Wood   Meagan Wood, Red Seal Journeyperson Pipefitter with Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 213, is currently employed as a Construction Coordinator through Worley at the Irving Oil Refinery. Meagan attended NBMAP’s M.E.N.T.O.R. Approach training in 2014. Meagan feels “this program is a benefit to the employer and employees. The employer will…

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NBMAP Mentor Moment May 2019

May 10, 2019

NBMAP Mentor Moment: Joshua Sherrard Josh, a third generation Journeyperson Insulator and JATC Instructor, with Heat & Frost Insulators Local 131 originally attended The M.E.N.T.O.R. Approach training in 2015 before progressing through Train the Trainer (T3) and becoming a certified instructor for his Local. James Whitenect, Business Manager, and Louis Duguay described Josh as “always having the…

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Introducing our New Team Member at MAPSWS

April 25, 2019

Bianca Langille – New Boots Officer Bianca is from the Grand Bay-Westfield area and she is a strong advocate for the tremendous value and unique opportunities the province of New Brunswick has to offer. She graduated from Acadia University with a Bachelor of Science degree and from the University of New Brunswick with a Master…

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