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New Vaccine Passport in Canada

Canada has announced that they will introduce a vaccine passport starting in September 2021. Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino said that he is working with provinces in Canada to collect data on vaccines. Vaccine Passport in Canada The vaccine passport will include information whether you have received 2 doses of the vaccine, where you have received it, … Continue reading New Vaccine Passport in Canada

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

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

Communitech Lures USA Based Tech Workers to Work in Waterloo Canada

Communitech, an organization that supports the entire “Community of Tech” in Waterloo, placed 9 billboards across Silicon Valley to invite US based tech employees to relocate to Canada for IT work. Communitech spent $100k on the billboards and promises tech talent that comes to Canada from US that they will provide them with health insurance, … Continue reading Communitech Lures USA Based Tech Workers to Work in Waterloo Canada

Covid19 App Is Available for Download, Does Not Work With Older Phones

Delayed by about a month, you can now download the Covid19 app in Canada, in Apple Store as well as Google Play. However if you are planning on using it on older phones, it will probably wont work and you won’t be able to see if you were exposed to the coronavirus. Ontario users took … Continue reading Covid19 App Is Available for Download, Does Not Work With Older Phones

Toronto Startup BagAway Helps With Your Luggage Storage

Bagsaway is a Canadian startup based in Toronto that offers on-demand luggage storage for travelers all over the world through their online booking platform. Think of BagsAway as an AirBnB for your luggage, so that whether you have a late checkin or early checkout, you’ll never have to be tied down by your luggage. The … Continue reading Toronto Startup BagAway Helps With Your Luggage Storage