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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...

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...

Toronto Bars and Restaurants Preparing Their Patios as Summer Patio Season is Almost Here

As the month of June continues, many of Toronto’s restaurants are slowly preparing for a possible reopening once the emergency orders are lifted on June 9. Retail stores have already...

Face Coverings to Be Made Mandatory by The TTC

In an announcement made by the City of Toronto today, the use of masks when riding the TTC has now been made mandatory to increase the health and safety of commuters during the...

Ontario Long-Term Care Home Visitation Plan Announced

Today for their daily provincial address, Premier Doug Ford and the Ontario government announced that beginning on June 18, a “cautious restart” of family visits for residents living in long-term care homes, group...

Systemic Racism in the RCMP and Other Institutions Addressed by Trudeau

With the racial injustices happening in Canada and around the world being discussed more than ever, institutions like the RCMP have been under fire and are accused of systemic racism.

Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Fellow Ministers Being Tested for COVID-19

Doug Ford was supposed to announce the status of Ontario’s post-secondary institutions reopening strategy but was unable to attend as he and Minister of Health Christine Elliott are being tested for COVID-19 after...

The Canada Revenue Agency is Reviewing CERB Fraud Cases and Repayments

Following the announcement made by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on June 9, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has come out with updates and statements regarding what they are doing moving forward when it...

Ontario Reveals Plans for Reopening Childcare Centres

In his daily provincial address, Premier Doug Ford and his government announced that the province’s child-care centres will be allowed to reopen starting this Friday, if they follow the strict public health measures...

Canadians Could Be Fined Up to $5,000 as The Canadian Government Proposes Cracking Down on CERB Fraudulent Claims

In his daily national address, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau elaborated on the federal government’s plan on punishing individuals who are submitting fraudulent claims for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB).

Parts of Ontario given green light to move to Stage 2 of reopening plan

In his daily provincial announcement, Premier Doug Ford and his government announced a shortlist of businesses allowed to reopen in the province, with the Toronto area being exempted from this list.

Loosened Canada-US Border rules and police bodycameras addressed by Trudeau

During his daily national address today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed the need for provincial police officers to use body-cameras and provided an update regarding the U.S. border restrictions.  Here...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes a knee at anti-Black racism protest at Ottawa

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made an appearance at an anti-racism protest on Parliament Hill as streams of people holding signs surrounded the streets on Friday, protesting the Black lives lost to police. 

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...

Premier Doug Ford addresses federal funding and possibility of “Stage 2” of reopening the province

In his daily provincial address, Premier Doug Ford and his government said that details for the second stage of Ontario’s reopening plan would be released next week, as well as addressing the funding...

One-time payment for Canadians with disabilities announced

During his daily national address, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that a one-time tax-free payment of up to $600 will be sent to Canadians with disabilities to help with the financial pressures caused...

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