The role of Netflix in the Covid-19 age
By Jacob Brooks  Given the difficult times, it is no surprise that the vast amount of people stuck at home have turned to online streaming services to keep their spirits up. Services like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu have seen massive upticks in traffic as a result of the quarantine.... Read more
Justin Trudeau talks Covid-19 and Wet’suwet’en protests
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in the GTA this week for a press conference and photo-op.   The Prime Minister made an appearance at a branch of the Boys and Girls Club in Scarborough on Thursday morning, March 5, to answer questions on a number of current issues.   The most... Read more
The Cross Canada Project

The collective voice of Canadian youth: their fears, hopes, and dreams about the upcoming 2019 federal election.

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U.S. film crew members vote to strike over working conditions
Canadian screen productions could be affected by American film and television crews voting to strike over unfair working conditions. The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE)) and its 36 local unions, which represents 60,000 workers across the U.S, voted on Oct. 1-3 to take strike action. More than... Read more
Focus on Beijing Olympics shifts from sports to pressing political issues
The 2022 Olympics, set to take place in Beijing, China in February, are surrounded by controversy and concerns about the policies and actions of the host nation’s government. Some Canadians want a boycott of the games to protest the International Olympic Committee (IOC) granting legitimacy to the Chinese government... Read more
Scammers return as Toronto’s rental real estate market revives
Toronto police issued a public safety alert on Friday, Oct.1, following a rental scam at the ICE Condominium complex on York Street. The news release calls on citizens to be cautious with rental advertisements placed on Kijiji. According to Toronto Police and Elle Iakovenko, Toronto & GTA sales representative... Read more
Overheated rentals market affects Toronto youth
Despite the real estate market experienced a slowdown and price slump at the beginning of the pandemic, it is now overheating. The prices are expected to keep skyrocketing, a Toronto realtor says. According to the recent report published by Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB), in the second quarter... Read more
New government’s credibility rests on  pharmacare commitment, student says
A Humber College student says he is not surprised with the recent election results since the Liberal’s focus on pharmacare is what Canada needs at the moment. Following Canadians’ decision that Justin Trudeau should remain the country’s prime minister, many voters worry there will be no changes in the... Read more
Third-party QR codes no longer valid as province rolls out SMART Health Card
If you’ve been using a third-party QR code as your vaccine passport, you’ll have to download a new receipt from the provincial website. Ryan Slobojan, a software developer for Vaccine-Ontario.ca and a member of the grassroots team, says the grassroots QR code was meant to act as an interim... Read more
Cell and gene therapy promises new medical breakthrough
Pharma companies are breaking new ground with cell and gene therapy that promises new treatments and remedies for those with certain chronic illnesses. The therapy comes in the wake of the technology developed by Pfizer-BioNTech through work done on the COVID-19 vaccine. Cell and gene therapy uses the same... Read more