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You Must Wear Mask From Now On To The Grocery Store In Canada

With new advice about  COVID-19 in Canada coming out daily, it’s hard to know what to listen to.  The main advice is still keep away from others, wash your hands regularly, don’t touch your face and cough into your elbow or a tissue.  But what about everything else?   I decided to look …

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This is how experts say you should properly disinfect your groceries

How to disinfect groceries is a question on a lot of people’s minds right now. Grocery shopping is no longer just a chore. Thanks to the pandemic, one of life’s most necessary tasks has become a worrisome and risky affair.  While grocery stores across Canada are adhering to guidelines regarding precautionary …

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This is what experts say about going for a bike ride during the coronavirus pandemic

Can I go for a bike ride during the coronavirus pandemic? It’s a realistic question many of us have been asking ourselves.  As the weather gets warmer many are looking for ways to get some fresh air and exercise while still practicing social distancing and abiding by all the rules so not …

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Canadians Can Now Be Fined Up To $3K For Not Practicing Social Distancing

Life in Canada just got a little less social. In an announcement Friday from Police, it was confirmed that people and businesses who break new COVID-19 social distancing rules could receive seriously hefty fines. For members of the public, a $3,000 fine could be just around the corner. While the majority of …

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RCMP To Start Knocking On Doors To Make Sure People Are Self-Isolating

Penalties can reach up to $750,000 or six months in jail! Violating social distancing protocols has serious consequences in Canada right now, and the RCMP is making sure the rules are enforced. Police will soon be knocking on doors to make sure people are at home quarantining, as per the Quarantine …

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Drive-thru restaurants in Canada are putting their card machines on hockey sticks

One fast food chain in Canada is now using hockey sticks to maintain social distancing with customers, and it’s the most Canadian thing ever. Harvey’s, the Canadian burger chain, is attaching each point-of-sales machine to a Bauer hockey stick in order to limit the contact between employees and drive-thru customers. Even more heartwarming? A portion …

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WestJet is rehiring nearly 6,400 workers in Canada

WestJet is set to rehire about 6,400 previously laid off workers after the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy was extended to include more businesses. WestJet announced last month that it would be laying off half of its 14,000 employees, amounting to roughly 6,900 positions. Our President and CEO, Ed Sims, reiterates our commitment to WestJetters and Canadians. …

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Canada lost more than 1 million jobs last month as COVID-19 struck

Economists had been expecting about half a million jobs to be lost Canada’s economy lost more than one million jobs in March, Statistics Canada said Thursday, pushing the jobless rate up to 7.8 per cent. Economists had been expecting the figure to come in at around 500,000 jobs lost, which already would have been …

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Trudeau Says Normal Life As We Know It Won’t Resume For ‘At Least A Year’

It could be a long wait. Get ready, Canada. In his latest briefing about the ongoing pandemic, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned that the effects of COVID-19 could still be felt a year and a half down the line. He also warned that Canadians need to stay vigilant. In an April 9 address, …

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