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What the next four months looking for the Job market

The Job market is hardly ever stable, but the last year or two have been particularly rocky waters for everyone around the globe. This turbulence was, of course, caused by the infamous COVID-19 virus and the subsequent lockdowns.  But before we could fully adjust to the work-from-home lifestyle and collect ourselves, our boat is once … Continue reading What the next four months looking for the Job market

U.S. Lawmakers set envious glances as talented immigrants move North to Canada

Immigrants who made their way to the United States to hone their rare crafts and make a living off of the skills they have to offer now see a brighter light from the North. As Canada makes its immigration policies more warm and welcoming, it sees an influx of skilled labour.  It makes sense why … Continue reading U.S. Lawmakers set envious glances as talented immigrants move North to Canada

Montreal reclaims reigns to economic success after Covid-19 as investments pool in

As the world steps out of its shell following waves of vaccination, Montreal is not taking a breather before getting back to work. Canada’s second-largest city saw a staggering $1.86 billion dollars in foreign investments in the first half of 2021.  This investment boom can be attributed to many things and has far-reaching implications for … Continue reading Montreal reclaims reigns to economic success after Covid-19 as investments pool in

Canada’s first regulated custodian of crypto assets: The Calgary fintech startup Tetra Trust

As the world becomes increasingly open to the currency of the digital world, there’s good news for crypto enthusiasts in Canada. On July 5th, after over an 18 month-long period, a small financial technology startup based in Calgary got approval to provide custody services of cryptocurrency to its institutional investors.  The decision by the Alberta … Continue reading Canada’s first regulated custodian of crypto assets: The Calgary fintech startup Tetra Trust

Is ArriveCan accessible to Blind Canadians? CNIB says no

People with disabilities are often overseen by the authorities in power, which showed when the ArriveCan app was launched. This app plays an essential role in cross-country travel and border crossing. The app’s inability to cater to those with different needs sparks a larger conversation about due consideration and fair practices.  It was Robert Fenton … Continue reading Is ArriveCan accessible to Blind Canadians? CNIB says no

Pandemic brings 3x growth to Kitchener Waterloo startup Faire

Working on a startup is an admirable goal because it takes months, often years, to get rewarded for your hard work. But sometimes, you can run into a golden egg, as was what happened to Marcos Cortes, the co-founder, and chief tech officer at Faire. The golden egg, in this case, was the lockdown following … Continue reading Pandemic brings 3x growth to Kitchener Waterloo startup Faire