Podcast: Movember, November – Raising awareness for men’s health
Every November, men grow moustaches and sport them all month long. That’s because those who participate raise money for prostate cancer research and men’s mental health for the Movember foundation. According to the Movember website, one in nine Canadian men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime.... Read more
Restaurants back to serving at full capacity after lockdown limitations
Restaurants across the province are welcoming their customers back to full capacity. After months of recurring lockdowns and capacity restrictions, the Ford government announced Friday, restaurants would be allowed to operate at 100 per cent capacity, starting Monday. “Thanks to our cautious and careful approach to re-opening, we are... Read more
Facebook rebrand to Meta is a bid to represent the future of technology
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook’s rebrand to Meta represents the future of the internet and a shift within the company. Meta derives from the term “metaverse” which is defined as a 3D digital world that can be easily accessed through the internet. Famous online gaming sites such as... Read more
Podcast: The Pinch – Your Money Moves featuring Akilah Allen-Silverstein and Vanessa Bowen
Natashia Wynter, the host of The Pinch, speaks to financial experts about student loans and ways to manage our finances. Akilah Allen-Silverstein is a Certified Financial Planner, and Vanessa Bowen is an accountant, financial coach, and the founder of Mint Worthy. Read more
Provincial vaccine passport causes chaos, confusion for businesses
Since Ontario’s vaccine passport inception last week, it has caused a lot of chaos and confusion for both business owners and patrons alike. Matthew Percy, catering manager at the Arts and Letters Club of Toronto, says it’s often the businesses who end up dealing the short end of the... Read more
Employees hoping federal candidates will prioritize small business recovery
During 2020 and into this year, small businesses struggled because of the pandemic. Business owners were forced out of work and thousands of employees suffered unexpected temporary or permanent job losses. “Being out of work for almost a year made it difficult to stay motivated and stay positive and... Read more
Some young people prefer working from home a year into the pandemic
By Josh Welsh Over the last year, young people across the province have been forced to adapt to new circumstances. While some have found it challenging, other young people have embraced their new routines – and aren’t so sure they want to return to how their work life was... Read more
Nasdaq fall pushed by big tech slide has experts warning of inflation surge

Reuters journalists report on NASDAQ falling led by a slide in big technology firms. Release of minutes awaited from U.S. Federal Reserve’s January meeting.

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Walmart investors push advertising and healthcare services amid pandemic boom

Walmart investors want to push for more advertising and healthcare services after receiving a huge boost in revenue amidst the pandemic.

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Trucking in Canada faces acute shortages
Canada is suffering an acute trucking labour shortage, according to the newest Trucking HR Canada (THRC) report released at a press conference at the Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel on March 11.  The report, titled The Road Ahead: Addressing Canada’s Trucking and Logistics Industry Labour Shortage, looks at the reasons... Read more