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
SkedLive for Wednesday, April 15
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
Skedlive for Wednesday, April 7
Online shopping an opportunity during pandemic

Shopping online during the pandemic has become vital to our way of life. Learn how we adapt and change.

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Disney delays Marvel’s Black Widow debut
(REUTERS) – The Walt Disney Company delayed the worldwide release of Marvel Studios film Black Widow by two months until July and said it would offer the movie simultaneously in theaters and for a fee on the Disney+ streaming service. Theater operators had been hoping that Black Widow, starring... Read more
Three more Game of Thrones spinoffs in the works at HBO
(REUTERS) – HBO is developing a trio of new Game of Thrones prequel series, sources tell Variety. One spinoff, titled 9 Voyages or Sea Snake, hails from Rome co-creator Bruno Heller, while the other two, Flea Bottom and 10,000 Ships, have no writers yet attached. 9 Voyages would center... Read more
Demi Lovato releases first album since 2017
(REUTERS) – Demi Lovato has announced on Clubhouse she is releasing a new album on April 2nd, her first since 2017. The name of the album was originally meant to be The Art of Starting Over, but Lovato has given the album a dual-title to reflect her upcoming documentary... Read more
COVID rolls up big job losses for Hollywood’s award season
(REUTERS) – The red carpet is more than just an accessory in show biz events, but instead an iconic symbol in Hollywood. Red carpets were such a big deal that rolling out the red carpet became an event in itself. During regular award seasons, Toni Kilicoglu’s Red Carpet Systems... Read more
YouTube Black creators paving their own lane
By Emma Harris In October 2020, YouTube launched a fund for creators from the Black community. The #YouTubeBlack voices fund is a multi-year grant program that aims on providing funding and promoting content from Black creators throughout the world. But for some Black Canadian YouTubers, the fund never came... Read more