By Monika Sidhu — Premier Doug Ford announced that the province would be officially launching the COVID-19 alert app today. The premier urged all those in Ontario to download the app for it to work as effectively as possible. According to Peter Bethlenfalvy, the president of the treasury board of
By Eva Zhu Vancouver’s Pride Week events won’t be held in-person this year due to COVID-19, but a virtual celebration will be more impactful, says Anna Chernoff, a 23-year-old tea barista and a member of the LGBTQ+ community. Vancouver Pride Society’s (VPS) 2020 events schedule runs from July 27 to
By Monika Sidhu— Walking through Mississauga’s Kariya Park offers an escape to nature for those who live in the neighbourhood—some greenery, a quaint pond and a moment away from the urban cluster. And if you continue your walk, you might catch a glimpse of Anu Radha Verma’s recent nature-infused art
By Vicky Qiao— The federal government will work to increase drug supply for COVID-19 treatment and keep researching vaccine candidates, said Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam Tuesday. At the federal briefing, reporters asked about remdesivir, an antiviral medication used to treat Canadians with severe COVID-19 symptoms. Dr.
By Hayley Tubrett— Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced Monday that $4 billion of funding will be put toward municipalities and transit services in Ontario. After months of negotiations, Ford said the municipalities have come together to secure funding from the federal government. About $2 billion of the funding will be
By Mira Williamson Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced Thursday the provincial government’s $12 billion investment over the next decade for building and renovating schools. “One area that we must always invest in is our youth. And in growing communities like Brampton, we need shovels in the ground now to build