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Ford Moves Ontario Schools Online Just One Day After Education Minister Says They’re Safe

On Monday, Ford’s government announced that all Ontario schools would move to remote learning after April break. This announcement came only one day after Education Minister Stephen Lecce claimed that schools were safe and would remain open. As per Monday’s announcement, all elementary…

Canada Just Ranked As One Of The Most Immigrant-Friendly Countries In The World

We beat out the U.S., Australia and the U.K. If there’s a contest for being the most welcoming, you know Canadians are at the top! Canada ranked fourth place in the world for being the most immigrant-friendly country in terms of its…

New Photos Show How Justin Trudeau & His Family Celebrated Easter This Year

You’re apparently never too old to hunt for Easter eggs! 🐣🥚 A new Instagram post shared by Sophie Grégoire Trudeau shows exactly what Justin Trudeau and his family got up to this Easter long weekend. Posting on Sunday, April 4, Grégoire Trudeau…

Canada’s Total COVID-19 Cases Topped 1 Million & This Map Shows Where They Were

Two regions have confirmed less than 100 cases overall.👇🇨🇦 Over a year after the country’s first confirmed case, Canada’s total COVID-19 case count has topped 1 million. New data shared by the federal government on April 3 revealed that 1,000,545 cases have now been…

Restaurant Workers Will Officially Get Vaccinated In Phase 2 & Here’s When That Starts

A new group of workers have officially been added to the list of people who are eligible to get COVID-19 vaccines in Phase 2.  In a press conference on Tuesday, Doug Ford announced that all workers in the restaurant industry will soon be able…

Ontario Just Announced That PSWs Will Be Getting A Temporary Raise For Even Longer

The Ford government just announced that Ontario’s personal support workers (PSWs)will continue to receive a temporary wage enhancement into the summer months.   The temporary raise, which took effect on October 1, 2020, has now been extended through to June 30, 2021. The raise,…

The US Just Agreed To Send 1.5 Million Doses Of The AstraZeneca Vaccine To Canada

“This virus has no borders.” 🇨🇦🇺🇸 The United States has agreed to send over 1 million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to Canada, after the country reached out for additional support. The U.S. confirmed that 2.5 million doses from their vaccine…

Canada Just Asked The US For Vaccine Help & The White House Is ‘Considering’ It

Officials say vaccinating Americans is their priority. 🇨🇦🇺🇸 The White House has confirmed that it is “carefully” considering Canada’s requests for COVID-19 vaccine support. Speaking on Wednesday, March 17, White House press secretary Jen Psaki confirmed that both Canada and Mexico had reached…

Canada-US Border Closure Was Just Extended Again & It’s Been Almost A Year

Non-essential travel will stay prohibited until at least April 2021. 🇨🇦🇺🇸 Almost a year after coming into place, the non-essential travel restrictions between Canada and the U.S. have been extended once again. Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Bill Blair, confirmed…

A 17-Year-Old Girl Has Died After Being Stabbed At School In Alberta

On Monday, March 15, Christ the King School went into lockdown following a stabbing that resulted in the death of a 17-year-old girl.  The suspect, a 19-year-old male, was also a student at the school and was arrested at 12:20…