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New Zealand Offers Support to Bereaved Mothers

By Samantha Bader New Zealand has taken another step towards ensuring that their workplaces are as progressive as possible when it comes to the workplace rights of women. Last week, a bill that was passed unanimously through parliament has become the first in the world to provide women who suffer a miscarriage with paid leave. This represents a massive milestone for working women in New … Continue reading New Zealand Offers Support to Bereaved Mothers

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OPINION: A Shot at Recovery

The Best Stimulus For Canada is Shots in the Arm. By Momal Khan The cottage country rush, summer rentals, exotic vacations, and backyard pools- all signs the economy could bounce back soon. But with the current state of vaccination rounds, a COVID-free summer may be too much to hope for.  While many stand to believe that Canada has botched the vaccine rollout (at least in … Continue reading OPINION: A Shot at Recovery

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Rogers Acquisition of Shaw

Do the Benefits Outweigh the Downfalls? By Jonathan Paglialunga March 15th 2021 marked the birth of a controversial $26 billion deal between two Canadian communications companies: Rogers and Shaw. Under the proposed plan, Rogers will pay $40.50 for each of Shaw’s outstanding class A and B shares. The March 15th proposal resulted in Shaw’s shares springing 42% to $34, a number still well below the … Continue reading Rogers Acquisition of Shaw

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The Student Skill Sets of the Future

By Nataly Kehyayan Landing an internship has been extra challenging this year in a job market that was already competitive for students and recent graduates. In fact, more than 50% of graduates feel less confident in their job search this year and 33% are concerned about their chances of breaking into their preferred industry. Unemployment in Canada for the ages between 20 and 24 rose … Continue reading The Student Skill Sets of the Future

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New Energy Agenda Propels Pipeline Disputes

By Rowland Goddard, Staff Writer Since the mid-19th-century, petroleum and gasoline pipelines have been the predominant way Americans and Canadians get their energy. In America, 69% of the energy consumed is from oil and gas and in Canada, that figure grows to 79%. As energy giants, both countries produce and transport millions of natural gas and oil units through their pipelines every day. However, with … Continue reading New Energy Agenda Propels Pipeline Disputes

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Summer Job Search for Students

By Isabella Diez The 2021 Summer Workplace: The work landscape will look a little different as we head into the summer of 2021. In previous years, university students have been able to gain valuable work experience by securing full-time positions in a variety of industries. As we saw last summer in 2020, many companies reduced the number of student positions available which left many students … Continue reading Summer Job Search for Students

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SoFi: IPOs Available for All

By Daniel Tortis An online finance company called So-Fi is beginning to offer a service that will allow retail investors to be able to buy shares of companies that are going public. This is all in an effort by SoFi to democratize the IPO process. This is a monumental shift, as in the past IPO shares have only been available for institutional investors such as … Continue reading SoFi: IPOs Available for All

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Non-Fungible Tokens: The Next Frontier

By Samantha Bader The newest form of art is here – and it’s one that Pablo Picasso could’ve never imagined. The emergence of nonfungible tokens (NFTs) has been skyrocketing in the past year, and 2021 is starting to look as though it will be the biggest year for NFTs yet. Now, instead of the ultra-wealthy fighting to get their hands on a rare work by … Continue reading Non-Fungible Tokens: The Next Frontier

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Special Purpose Acquisition Companies

By Nataly Kehyayan, Staff Writer In 2020, investors saw 248 SPACs enter the market, a 320% increase from 2019. Special Purpose Acquisition Companies are shell companies that do not hold any assets or serve any purpose other than to raise money through a non-traditional IPO to eventually merge with another company.  When a company is too risky, or there is not enough interest from investors, … Continue reading Special Purpose Acquisition Companies