VOLUME 49, ISSUE 10 (November 21, 2022)

Canada looks to immigration to address ongoing labour shortage
The Canadian government aims to introduce skilled workers to industries facing labour shortages, though housing problems, inadequate immigrant evaluation process, and government inefficiency pose challenges to the immigration plan.

As Canada recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic-induced downturn, the economy faces the key problem of labour shortage. In response to…

The CUPE protest, GO Transit strike, and the notwithstanding clause—how they are affecting worker’s rights
The Ontario government rescinds Bill 28—a back-to-work legislation that was passed using the notwithstanding clause—as part of a deal with the CUPE to end education workers’ protest.

On November 7, 2022, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) protest—which arose due to the labour union’s 11.7 per…

Influenza epidemic begins in Canada alongside rising RSV infections and the Covid-19 pandemic
As temperatures drop and children’s cold medicine faces supply shortages, increasing prevalence of respiratory diseases spurs experts to recommend vaccination, masking, and avoiding crowds.

The Public Health Agency of Canada’s November 5, 2022, Respiratory Virus Report, revealed a steep increase in respiratory viral infections…