REAL – Rapid Evidence Access Link

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is creating overwhelming demand for accurate information from the health system leaders. The REAL platform goal is to work alongside public and private sector health system leaders to meet that demand by offering relevan


How to fight fake news in times of COVID-19?

The world is facing one of its worst crises during the COVID-19 pandemic. The disease would already be a problem on its own, but due to the fake news that spreads through social media, the issue becomes even more serious


B.C. brings in sweeping new measures to control COVID-19, including mandatory masks

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has announced wide-ranging new rules for controlling the spread of COVID-19. The new orders and guidelines come as another 538 cases of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in B.C.


B.C. banned social gatherings due to new COVID cases

New Health Orders British Columbia’s top doctor has unveiled the province’s first region-specific provincial health officer order as the province sees an increase in COVID-19 numbers. Cases of COVID are rising in the Lower Mainland as well as hos


Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB) is open for applications

The government of Canada is offering a benefit called CRBC, which stands for Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit and it is administered by CRA (Canada Revenue Agency). The benefit was created to help employed and self-employed people giving them incom


The federal government plans to bring in more than 1.2M immigrants in the next 3 years

The conservative critic says setting these kinds of goals during a global pandemic is ‘pure fantasy.’ According to the CBC news, the Canadian Liberal government plans to bring in more than 1.2 million immigrants over the next three years,


New Rapid Housing Initiative to create up to 3,000 new homes for Canadians

Everyone should be able to find a place to live, raise their families, and build their future. That’s why, since 2015, the Government of Canada has helped more than 1 million people have a safe and affordable place to call home. This work is more i


British Columbia announces 817 new cases over the weekend

Dr. Bonnie Henry stated that following the record-high new case of COVID-19 announced over the weekend, masks are now an ‘anticipation’ in all public places. B.C. has put new restrictions on private gatherings in homes after confirming a


The Coronavirus shows us a more equitable and sustainable world

It’s important to review the biggest global crises and compare with the actual crisis to understand what was wrong and what is the impact in the present and future. The 21st Century’s biggest global crises are the Global Recession and the


$ 173 million investment for Canadian COVID-19 vaccine technologies

Prime Minister announces funding to advance the development of Canadian COVID-19 vaccine technologies. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced an investment of up to $173 million through the Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF por sus siglas e