Indigenous centre in Whistler relieved to welcome back, reinvigorate visitors

Credit to Author: Kevin Griffin| Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2020 12:00:39 +0000

In Whistler, staff at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre couldn’t wait to reopen. Closed for more than three months, the centre welcomed people back for the first time on Friday with an estimated 60 visitors spread throughout the day said Heather Paul, the centre’s executive director. The driving force behind reopening were the young staff, […]

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Daphne Bramham: Why has Vancouver been so slow in responding to even COVID's simpler challenges?

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Fri, 15 May 2020 22:51:28 +0000

OPINION: Seattle is an example of a city that has moved much more quickly than Vancouver to make it easier for people to keep their distance.

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Many new immigrants and international students ineligible for CERB benefits during COVID-19

Credit to Author: Kaitlin Jingco| Date: Thu, 07 May 2020 21:59:08 +0000

Stuck in quarantine with no job, no benefits, and no income, life in Canada has been harder than John* anticipated when he landed in Canada as a Permanent Resident from India in December 2019. “Whenever you’re new in a country, it’s difficult to find your first job because many of them ask for Canadian experience, […]

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CERB benefits during COVID-19: many new immigrants and international students are ineligible

Credit to Author: Kaitlin Jingco| Date: Thu, 07 May 2020 21:59:08 +0000

Stuck in quarantine with no job, no benefits, and no income, life in Canada has been harder than John* anticipated when he landed in Canada as a Permanent Resident from India in December 2019. “Whenever you’re new in a country, it’s difficult to find your first job because many of them ask for Canadian experience, […]

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