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Five Tips to Manage Stress During Pandemic Holiday and Beyond

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With new restrictions in place in many Canadian provinces, the holiday season is already looking different than usual. What are some ways to build resilience and limit your stress? Last week Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam put out a statement urging Canadians to take special care of their mental health this holiday season.  “Feelings of stress are common during the holidays and I understand that these emotions may be amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Tam. “I encourage you to take care of your mental health and wellness, including reaching out to a supportive friend or family member...

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"You can’t be what you can’t see.” The Importance of Representation in STEM Careers

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Do stereotypes and lack of representation hurt us in creating diverse workforces? Short answer? Yes.  It’s no secret that mining has a long-standing diversity and inclusion problem. Historically, it has been an industry made up of a predominantly male workforce. It’s arguably the root problem to many issues that mining, as well as many other male dominated STEM-focused industries, face today.  Consider the tech industry, where facial recognition technologies have been criticized for their discrimination against people of colour. In academia studies have been written up with titles such as “Ignored to Death: Systemic Racism in the Canadian Healthcare System.”...

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The Ultimate Stocking Stuffer Guide for 2020

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The holiday season is here and with it comes the season of gift giving.   Looking for discounts and the latest news from Covergalls? Make sure to sign up for our newsletter to discover the best deals. To help make shopping easy for you, we’ve curated a unique list of five amazing stocking stuffer ideas for your safety-first family. They’re budget-friendly, Canadian-made, and perfect for everyone! LAST CHANCE: 25% off all stocking stuffers from now until midnight tonight (November 30th)!* 1. Washable Fabric Face Mask  A face mask doesn't have to be a boring gift when it's from Covergalls. This washable face mask...

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Celebrating WIM100 and Women Leaders in Mining

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Last week Covergalls celebrated our founder and CEO, Alicia Woods, being nominated into Women in Mining (WIM) UK’s biennial “100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining” publication

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PRESS RELEASE | Alicia Woods Nominated as a 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining for 2020

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The Covergalls Inc. creator and founder joins the respected community of the world’s most influential women leaders in mining  Press Release For Immediate Release SUDBURY, ON, Nov. 19, 2020 | 9 AM EST - We are delighted to announce Alicia Woods, founder and CEO of Covergalls Inc., has been named in Women in Mining UK’s 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining (WIM100).  The biennial “100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining” publication released today celebrates the “above & beyond” contributions of women to the global mining industry, across all roles, seniority & jurisdictions. The publication pays tribute to outstanding women who...

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