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
Toronto arts club introduces vaccine passport and waiver for extra safety
Vaccine passports have been the cause of division and major controversy for a lot of Canadians since the federal election was announced. For Matthew Percy, it’s a sense of extra protection. “I have felt it offers a safer environment to be working in and certainly in this initial phase... Read more
Gen Z looks to federal parties for an economic lifeline
In 2020, the Liberal Government implemented a number of programs to help Canadians remain financially stable during the pandemic — but many do not believe it was enough. With election day coming up, one Canadian citizen, 23-year-old Tasin Ibrahim is considering all his options when looking for a candidate... Read more
Ontario to impose provincial stay-at-home order in COVID battle
Premier Doug Ford’s government has approved a province-wide stay-at-home order and will close all non-essential retail stores except for curbside pickup, CBC News is reporting. The decision was made following last week’s announcement for an emergency brake to occur in the province. Critics thought the emergency brake was not... Read more
Mental health among young people worsens during pandemic
By Josh Welsh In a time of uncertainty and great difficulty, one of the major impacts COVID-19 has had on young people is with their mental wellbeing. Chris Jian, a 23-year-old law clerk at a Toronto law firm, is one of those affected. “I had just started my job... Read more