Working under the stresses of COVID-19 affected the mental health of frontline and essential workers. While the focus has been on doctors and nurses, other staff also plays a vital role in fighting the virus. Security guards, cleaning staff, and delivery drivers worked throughout the pandemic, with the impact of their exposure to the virus receiving little attention and recognition. [ READ MORE ]
On Wednesday, May 26, 2021, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced Alberta’s reopening plan, which will remove most of the restrictions Alberta businesses have been operating under by the end of the month. Non-essential businesses will reopen, and restaurants and bars can once again offer dine-in service. [ READ MORE ]
Canada welcomes 90,000 temporary foreign workers to be permanent residents in 2021 through six new immigration streams. This program is part of Canada’s 2021–2023 immigration plan to grant 401,000 permanent residence permits.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for every member of society, and perhaps no more than for those working in hospitals, clinics and dispensaries – nurses, security guards, cleaning staff, and doctors to name a few. [ READ MORE ]