Brandon Pham

800 Pound “Monster” Sturgeon Caught in Fraser River Maybe A Century Old

An ancient fish caught in B.C.'s Fraser River recently is being described as an "extremely rare" catch. A group guided by staff at the Fraser River Lodge managed to catch and reel in a 3.5-metre-long, or...

Canada Travel: Here’s What You Need to Know About Travelling to or Within Canada

As several provinces gradually begin reopening their economies and governments reconsider loosening travel and border restrictions, the rules for travelling to and within Canada have changed. While vaccinated travellers are exempt from quarantining at federal government-mandated...

Toronto Achieves Record Breaking 26,000+ Doses Administered in One Day

This past Sunday, the City of Toronto achieved a significant milestone in its vaccination campaign after more than 26,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered at the Scotiabank Arena clinic, possibly setting a world record in...

Canada Goose Will No Longer Use Fur in Its Products

Luxury parka maker Canada Goose said on Thursday it would stop making its products with fur by the end of 2022. The move comes after years of backlash over its use of coyote fur and...

Vaccine Branding Leads to Hesitancy Confusion Towards Mixing Moderna and Pfizer

Despite repeated assurances they are both safe and highly effective – some people hoping to get a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine are walking away from clinics offering Moderna. Public health officials continue to stress that both Pfizer...

University of Toronto To Make Vaccinations Mandatory for Residence Ahead of Fall Semester

The University of Toronto will require students living in residence during the upcoming school year to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The university made the announcement on Tuesday, saying the measure is supported by both Toronto and...

The Facts and Myths About Drinking Two Litres of Water Daily

We all know that we need water to survive, and that you feel much better when you drink it regularly. It is often said that optimal hydration is crucial for our health and wellbeing, but...

Canadian Economy Enters 2021 with Double-Digit Growth After Worst Year on Record

In 2020, Canada posted its worst economic showing on record as the global COVID-19 pandemic led to growth in unemployment and business shut downs. According to Statistics Canada, the real gross domestic product (real GDP) declined...

Canada Spring COVID-19 Immunization Timeline

As of March, Public Health Canada’s COVID-19 vaccination program included Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca, and most recently the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccines. The campaign, which started in December 2020, is expected to ramp up in...

Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish Big Winners at Grammys as Beyonce Makes History

On Sunday March 14, 2021, Trevor Noah of “The Daily Show” hosted the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards ceremony that was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center.  As with other awards show held during the pandemic,...

Federal Debt is Manageable If GDP Growth Continues Says Poloz

Accelerating Canada's long-term economic growth by reducing interprovincial trade barriers and introducing programs like universal daycare could be the best way to manage the ballooning federal and provincial government debt said former Central Bank of...

Federal Sickness Benefit Falls Short of Paid Sick Leave Protections, Says Advocates

The federal sick leave program that was created to make sure people wouldn't face financial hardship if they have to miss work due to COVID-19 is facing criticism for not protecting enough people who need...

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Burnout and its Effect on University Students

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the education system forever. Since September 2020, students from elementary to university students have experienced a complete shift in...

U.S Donates 3 Million More COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Vietnam

The U.S. government will send 3 million more doses of the Moderna Inc COVID-19 vaccine to Vietnam on Thursday, bringing total donations to the...

Calgary’s Downtown Office Vacancy Rate Hits New High of 29.2%

Calgary’s downtown office vacancy rate hit an all-time high in the second quarter of 2021. Commercial real estate firm Avison Young says the office tower...

Mobile Vaccination Clinic Service Launches in Alberta

For rural Albertans having trouble getting their COVID-19 vaccine, a new mobile clinic may be the answer. Alberta Health has partnered with a coalition of...

Air Quality Concerns Rise Due to Smoke from 166 Forest Fires in Northwestern Ontario

Air quality statements have been issued for parts of northwestern Ontario where more than 160 fires were burning Thursday morning. Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency...

Things to Know When Crossing the U.S. Border

American tourists yearning to visit Canada received welcome news on Monday when the federal government announced it will soon reopen its border to fully...

Two Dose Vaccine May be Offered to Those Previously Infected with COVID-19

Canada’s vaccine advisory committee has recommended a complete two-dose series of an approved COVID-19 vaccines for individuals who have been previously infected with the...

Growth Expected in the Canadian Cannabis Industry Since its Legalization

Since Canada legalized the use of recreational and medical cannabis in 2018, there has been a major boost in the industry. Today Canada and...

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