Workers’ compensation changes to better support workers
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Workers’ compensation changes to better support workers

Reading Time: 2 minutes Changes to the Workers Compensation Act will provide better support to injured workers Changes to the Workers Compensation Act will provide better support to injured workers and their families and enhance WorkSafeBC’s ability to investigate workplace incidents, while keeping premiums low. “For too many years, we have heard from injured workers in B.C. that the Read More…

Federal Gov. Helps low income Canadians access fresh produce
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Federal Gov. Helps low income Canadians access fresh produce

Reading Time: 3 minutes $1.5 million in funding to support Community Food Centres Canada Maintaining a healthy lifestyle, including healthy eating, plays an important role in the well-being and quality of life of Canadians and helps prevent chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Unfortunately, there are some Canadians who do not fully enjoy the benefits of continued Read More…

Indigenous Breaking News

MKO to Host March Against Walmart Racism July 20, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes The treatment of First Nations Citizens at Thompson Walmart is rampid Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) Inc. has heard a growing number of concerns regarding the treatment of First Nations customers shopping at Walmart in Thompson, and the treatment from Impact Security, hired by Walmart. MKO is now planning a peaceful march and to protest the racism Read More…

Canada enacts new measures to help international students
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Canada enacts new measures to help international students

Reading Time: 2 minutes International students can now work longer hours with penalty Canada has implemented a number of temporary policy changes intended to support international students, learning institutions and other stakeholders in Canada’s education sector in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. International students who had a valid study permit, or who were approved for a study permit Read More…

Grant Imhara - Dead at the age of 49
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Grant Imahara – Dead at the age of 49

Reading Time: 2 minutes Grant Imahara – Dead at the age of 49. Grant made science cool and fun to watch. Today the science world lost a true evil genius in Gran Imahara. Grant Masaru Imahara (October 23, 1970 – July 13, 2020)  was an American electrical engineer, roboticist, and television host. He was best known for his work on the television series MythBusters, Read More…