All posts by : Deborah Knott
Our offices will be closed on Monday, August 7th, 2017 for the Civic holiday (also known as BC Day in British Columbia and Heritage Day in Alberta). We will reopen Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 for our regular business hours. We would like to wish all our clients, employees, and vendors a safe & happy weekend spent out in the sun!
The season for vacations has arrived! Whether your vacation takes you to a nearby campground or halfway around the world, you should make sure your home is as ready for your vacation as you are! Consider the following tips: Clean out your fridge: No one wants to come home and have to deal with expired food. Give away anything that may go bad while you are away. For a longer vacation, you may want to consider emptying out the fridge and unplugging it. Make sure the door is propped open to avoid any mildew smell. Adjust your thermostat: No sense.
At Gateway, our greatest resource is our people, including our administrative team. Our administrative staff across Canada gives so much of their time, energy and talents to their jobs and they are truly a key factor to the ongoing success of our company. While today we celebrate Administrative Professionals Day, we truly appreciate year round all their hard work and dedication.
Earth Day has been celebrated on the 22nd of April since 1970. To participate, we asked our employees to try out some small changes today that can make a big difference: -Attempt to go paperless for the day. As per Stats Canada, the average Canadian consumed 20,000 pages in 2003. Enough to cover an area of almost 1,200 square metres! -Use only reusable coffee mugs, water bottles and lunch containers/brown bags for the day. If you use a reusable mug for at least one cup of coffee or tea every day, you’ll end up avoiding about 23 lbs of waste .
July 18, 2016 Sunday marked the final day of the 104th Calgary Stampede. Like the rest of last week, Sunday was chilly and full of rain. The 10 day Calgary Stampede kicks off each year with a massive parade. Last year I had family visiting from out East so parade attendance was almost mandatory. I had booked reserved seats on the route through a local charity. In prior years, we’d gone downtown at 5:00 AM to save seats for the 9:00 AM start. This year, there were folks who camped the night before on the route just to get their.