Day: September 10, 2020

WE Charity Canada says it could take a year to wind down, will still release documents

WE Charity says it will still release internal documents, requested by Parliament, as the embattled organization proceeds with plans to lay off 115 staff and shutter Canadian operations. But in the wake of a political scandal involving the charity that has rocked Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government, many questions remain about what will happen …

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12 Expert Home Organization Tips From The Organized Soprano

Over the years, the professional organizer (and classical singer!) has developed a process that is both straightforward and totally practical. According to Kay, 43, home organization doesn’t have to end in a dramatic, HGTV-worthy before-and-after reveal. Often, she says, just focusing on small (yet super functional) changes can make a huge difference. If your space …

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Na-Cho Nyäk Dun, Carleton University agree to work on research projects together

Representatives of the First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dun and Ottawa’s Carleton University signed a memorandum of understanding to work together on research projects. “We need research to show us the best way to take advantage of the good parts of the white man way while at the same time keeping the best parts of our …

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Traynor family releases statement following deadly shooting in Oshawa

Durham police continue to investigate a shooting that left four members of an Oshawa family dead. Nearly a week after the tragedy the Traynor family has released a statement: Loretta, Sam and the entire Traynor family would like to state how profoundly grateful we are for all the kind messages of condolence and support this …

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Ford says he wants to see Ontario doctors work on weekends to clear surgery backlog

Ontario’s premier says he’d like to see the province’s doctors begin working on weekends in order to clear a massive backlog of surgeries postponed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Doug Ford estimates about 180,000 procedures were postponed after lockdown measures went into effect in March in order to curb the spread of the virus. Earlier this …

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TFSA Users: Got $6,000 to Invest? Buy and Hold These Cheap TSX Shares Forever

Volatility has returned, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq index falling into correction territory in just three trading days. But don’t let that stop you from investing your TFSA (Tax-Free Savings Account) cash, especially if your 2020 contribution of $6,000 is still collecting dust in a sub-1% interest rate savings account. With an unprecedented magnitude of monetary …

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Ventilators to testing: Here’s a look at Iqaluit’s hospital during the pandemic

In the lab at the Qikiqtani General Hospital in Iqaluit, medical laboratory technician Caroline Gauthier shows how a COVID-19 swab is prepped for testing in the territory’s new BioFire machine. With her hands inside a biosafety cabinet — only Iqaluit and Rankin Inlet have them — she puts liquid from a test vial into a …

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Modular housing in Beaverton will support unsheltered people, says region

The region has announced that a new modular housing development is coming to Beaverton to support unsheltered residents across Durham. The development will provide around 50 supportive housing units and offer wrap-around and community services. According to the region, people staying at the development will have access to on-site meals at a dining hall, mental …

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