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Community Shred Day is Saturday June 9 from 9-11 am!
We are excited to be helping out again this year.
Please remember there is a 5 box maximum per household.

See you there!

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We are excited to update everyone that Michelle Drake is back from her maternity leave!
Although, we are sad to see Steve Davidson go we are so happy that we got to work with him for the past year while he covered for Michelle. Our employees look forward to spending time at his gym, Fundamental Fitness Centre, during their Recreation & Wellness periods. Thanks for everything Steve, we will miss you!

Michelle has had a great year off with baby Alyvia and is ready to be back in full swing and excited to continue growing the business. Welcome back Michelle!!

 

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We are moving locations!

When: April 2, 2018

Where: 65 Sky Acres Drive, Brantford

 

Any questions, please call us at (519) 751 0123 ext 104 or email us at shred@crossingallbridges.ca

 

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November marks an exciting time for Shredding Barriers as we welcome our 3 new employees- Andrew, Luke and Adam! We are so happy to be growing our team and can’t wait for them to get started this week!!

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Check out this great video from the Discover Ability Network highlighting the amazing impact of hiring individuals with developmental delays!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dQj1wdQW18

Some of our favourite quotes include: 
  ” … if you focus on the potential of an individual and invest in them and give them an opportunity to succeed, not only will they succeed, but your business will succeed”
  ” I’m challenging businesses now to look at hiring people with disabilities as an advantage”
  ” You don’t need to be perfect. It’s really no different than hiring anybody”

We couldn’t agree more!

 

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Tonight is the night! Check out Rogers TV at 5:00 pm tonight (Tues Sept 5)  to see some of the Shredding Barriers team talk with host Dave Carol about our great company! 

Thanks again to Amy for coming along and sharing what employment at Shredding Barriers is doing for her ! 

     

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vt3lCl2z_Y

Check out this amazing video shared by Autism Ontario!

Shredding Barriers employees have the same desires as others when it comes to employment. They WANT to work, they CAN work and they DESERVE to work. More than just a local shredding service provider, Shredding Barriers is changing the lives of our employees. Employment provides meaning, purpose and fulfillment to their days. It also allows for greater financial freedom and the ability to pursue personal interests. Having your own money in your pocket feels great! Shredding Barriers hopes to encourage other businesses to hire and support individuals living with developmental challenges.

 

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It does not matter if it is your personal accounts, home office or business, you know that confidential paper can build up quickly and begin overflowing if left unattended over time. It is important that where ever your day – to – day operations are being managed and where confidential paper is being generated, that some attention is always being brought to it. Being organized is important as well as: filing, using labels, storing, and implementing cleanouts. When cleaning out the filing cabinets, preparing for a move or simply purging to create some space always consider the best way to manage your paper work. Some of this paper needs to be filed away and some of it needs to be securely destroyed.  Eventually, all of your files at some point in your life will reach their lifespan and need to be shredded. This is where Shredding Barriers can help you out. Not only can we properly destroy your documents, we can also share some professional advice and information.

One thing to keep in mind prior to shredding your documents is ensuring you are destroying the right things at the right time. Different records have different requirements when it comes to retention. If you have something you want to shred but are unsure if you should, always research, speak to your accountant or bookkeeper, or give us a call.

If you are worried about what you have before shredding it, check out the links below to help you out:

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/records/

http://bit.ly/2dQ1qeM

http://www.fiscalagents.com/newsletter/4records.shtml

 

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Thanks to Advantage Vinyl, the shredding van is ready for pick-ups. Advantage Vinyl did an amazing job on our van, capturing the positive outcomes of this awesome service to our community. Keep an eye out for us while driving around town. Keep an eye out for our van around town. Thank you to Advantage Vinyl for the amazing work and excellent customer service!