CANADA CONTINUES TO FURTHER RESTICTIONS IN ORDER TO CONTROL THE EXPANSION OF COVID-19

The Canadian government is still wary of another possible wave of COVID-19 following the February and March holidays. Some of the current measures to enter or leave the country include air restrictions to the most demanded destinations for Canadians,


Covid News- Vancouver

British Columbia reported 449 new cases of COVID-19 on February 11, along with nine additional deaths. The number of active cases held relatively steady at 4,317, while another 6,869 people were isolating due to possible exposure. According to B.C. h


Tracking the Covid-19

Is the coronavirus pandemic getting better or worse? Last week, Canada reported more than forty-five thousand new cases of Covid -19.  It is still a large number but represents good news since the data gathered shows a decrease of 19% compared w


Variants of COVID-19 virus found in the United Kingdom and South Africa

The Government of Canada is closely monitoring the genetic variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 identified in the UK and South Africa, and is working with international partners, including the World Health Organization, to better understand the


Backgrounder: Funding for British Columbia business support services

On November 13, 2020 the Minister of Digital Government and Member of Parliament for Vancouver, the Honourable Joyce Murray, announced over $1.7 million to help support British Columbia’s small and medium-sized enterprises. It is one of the actions


WELCOME 2021. HAPPY NEW YEAR.

2020 was a challenging year. Life, as we know it, changed. Our homes became our workplaces. And our usual workplaces are either transforming or starting to fill again. Meetings are now through a camera, with children laughing in the background—also


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Christmas in Argentina. Traditions and customs

We decorate our houses for Christmas with trees, lights, and stockings. In Argentina, people put on their bathing suits and travel to the beach. The holidays coincide with the start of the summer. Many Argentinians celebrate Punta del Este’s sh


Christmas in Colombia: Light a candle

December every year shows its best colours to give a massive welcome to the new year. It doesn’t matter if you are from one region or another, from a huge country or a small one. Christmas is Christmas, and it has to be celebrated. Colombia is


Government of Canada expands Regional Relief and Recovery Fund to support more Western businesses

Since October 2, 2020, an additional $600 million in new national funding for a small and medium-sized businesses is available as part of Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan to protect jobs, provide emergency support to families and keep busin


Digital Ecosystem Research Challenge

Social media platforms have transformed how we produce, share and consume information. Positively, they have enabled unprecedented freedom of speech and new forms of political expression and organization. However, they also have been used as a quite