Micaela Powers

The Canadian Fishing Industry

Canada and the United States are well known for sharing a long land border, but Canada’s other borders are shared with oceans, the Pacific in the west, the Atlantic in the east and the Arctic...

Canada: Ontario’s Forestry Industry and What You Need to Know Today

The province of Ontario’s land comprises 66 per cent of forest, according to Ontario.ca. Most of this is in the Boreal forest region, on the Canadian Shield. There are three other main forest regions in...

Ontario Overview

Ontario has densely populated cities along the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River in the south, and remote communities in the forests of the Canadian Shield in the north. This is reflected in the top...

The Canadian aerospace industry reaches for the stars

Manufacturing is the second largest industry in Canada, accounting for around 10 per cent of the country’s GDP according to Statistics Canada. Many products are manufactured in Canada, but the area that sees the most...

An Introduction to Canadian Industries

Canada is the second largest country in the world and is divided into 10 provinces and three territories, each with a unique economy and culture. Because the Canadian landscape varies dramatically from coast to coast,...

Canada Immigration announces changes to help international students begin their studies in the fall

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced on Tuesday that they would be making another temporary policy change to help international students wishing to study at Canadian designated learning institutions (DLIs). There has been some...

Canada’s new NAFTA with the United States and Mexico

On July 1, 2020, the new trade agreement between Canada, the United States and Mexico came into effect. This agreement, called the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA), is an updated replacement for the North American Free...

Study Shows Dexamethasone is the First Drug Shown To Improve COVID-19 Survival Rates

Researchers have been working hard to find treatments to help reduce the mortality rate and stop the spread of COVID-19. Preliminary research from a randomized clinical trial in the United Kingdom suggests that a drug...

Proposed program to give Canadian permanent residency to asylum seekers working in health care

The federal government is working on a special program that would grant Canadian permanent residency to asylum seekers who have worked in the health care roles during the COVID-19 pandemic across the country. Throughout the COVID-19...

Canada Exempts Essential Temporary Foreign Workers from Giving Oversea Biometrics

In order to come to Canada, some applications, like work permits, require applicants to give their biometrics. Usually, this is done by going to the nearest visa application centre (VAC) or biometrics collection site, paying...

Labour Market Impact Assessments: Increased Median Wages for 2020 Temporary Foreign Worker Program and COVID-19 Measures in Canada

When Canadian employers hire workers through the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP), they are required to meet certain standards. To ensure that they have a skill gap that cannot be filled by a Canadian citizen...

Immigration announcements for June 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a lot of uncertainty as businesses and agencies have had to adapt or suspend operations to comply with health and travel restrictions. As the Canadian government continues to monitor the...

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How to Use Sunscreen Correctly, According to a Dermatologist

Sunscreen is an indispensable part of daytime skincare, whether it's a simple or an advanced routine. The product has various benefits, but the most...

Diversify Your Summer Reading List with These Diasporic Authors

The world is seeing more colours than before, and a critical consciousness of representation is non-negotiable. Many children grew up reading about great inventions...

Two Travellers from U.S. Fined $20,000 Each for Fake Vaccination Documents

Two travellers who arrived in Toronto from the United States have been fined for providing fake COVID-19 proof of vaccination documents and lying about...

Canada’s Economy Shrank for Second Month in a Row

Canada's gross domestic product shrank by 0.3 percent in May, the second consecutive monthly contraction as most industries slowed down. Statistics Canada reported Friday that...

Albertans Protest Ending Mandatory COVID-19 Isolation, Masking, and Testing Changes

Medical professionals helped organize two rallies Friday at the noon showing opposition to the Alberta government’s plan to lift mandatory isolation rules, scale back...

Ontario Reveals Details About Lifting Restrictions After Step 3

The Ontario government is providing the clearest picture so far about what restrictions will look like once the province exits its 3 step reopening...

Government Extends Pandemic Recovery Programs and Business Supports

The federal government announced extensions of a number of pandemic economic support programs today, including the Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) and the Canada Emergency...

Canada Could See the Start of a Variant Driven Fourth Wave

Canada's top health officials are warning that Canada could be seeing the beginning of a fourth COVID-19 wave driven by the more infectious delta...

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