By Isabella Diez, Co-President The Canada Olympic Committee has partnered with Lululemon Athletica to be the new official apparel provider for Team Canada’s Olympic and Paralympic teams. Athletes, coaches, and the staff of Team Canada will now be fully supplied by Lululemon for the opening and closing ceremonies, and for the duration of the games. The Hudson’s Bay Company previously outfitted the Canada Olympic Team, … Continue reading Lululemon Goes For Gold
By Samantha Bader, Co-President The long reaching consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to make their presence known. The global supply chain is the latest domino to fall. Without a plan to stop the spiral, this may quickly turn into an unmitigated disaster as the world economy tries desperately to return to normal. After almost two full years of economic downturn due to COVID-19, people … Continue reading Supply Chain Catastrophe
By Rowland Goddard, Director of Finance Do you actually own what you buy? All of us are constantly purchasing new products with an electronic component. This could be a phone, computer, watch, car, dishwasher – the list is infinite. Over the past decade, these products have become more advanced and technical. This now means that it is increasingly difficult for the consumer to repair such … Continue reading The Right to Repair
By Rowland Goddard, Director of Finance You know that song you’ve heard on TikTok a thousand times, “I do the same thing I told you that I never would…” and then it goes on, but it is just a 10-second snippet of a 3-minute song. That same snippet is played millions of times a day by people all over the world in videos on TikTok. … Continue reading Music’s New Monetary Value
By Isabella Diez, Co-President As the country begins to re-open, the return to a pre-pandemic life is on the horizon, but will Canada’s current labour shortage delay this? As restrictions and regulations began to be lifted earlier this year, job vacancies increased by 22% from June to May with more than 800,000 job vacancies. Canadian businesses increasingly are having problems finding workers, with 84% of … Continue reading Workers Wanted – Canada’s Labour Shortage
By Jonathan Paglialunga, Director of Operations Over the last several years, Bitcoin and the cryptocurrency market have taken the world by storm and revolutionized the concept of digital currency. On Friday September 25th, the People’s Bank of China (BPOC) stated that services offering trading, order matching, token issuance and derivatives for virtual currencies are strictly prohibited. As a result of these various statements by the … Continue reading China Says No to Crypto
By Samantha Bader, Co-President When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called a snap election on August 15th, 2021, he did so in order to attempt to get a clear mandate from the Canadian electorate and hopefully gain a majority Liberal government. Instead, just over five weeks later, Canadians have the exact same government and are on the hook for $610 million dollars. While this election was … Continue reading Opinion: Election or Unnecessary Expenses?
By Isabella Diez The demand for clean energy and net-zero emissions is apparent, now more than ever. The global climate is in a crisis and in order to meet long-term climate goals, changes must be made now. Governments have the opportunity to actively work towards this goal. As countries and governments begin to reel back from the pandemic, the implementation of clean energy can aid … Continue reading New Energy: Hydrogen
By Daniel Tortis Houses in Canada carried hefty price tags before the COVID-19 pandemic started. Now prices are even higher and unaffordable for many Canadians across the country. The national average selling price hit an all-time high at $678,091, which was 25 percent higher than 2020. This trend over the past year is not only affecting the big urban centers like Toronto and Vancouver. In … Continue reading Housing Bubble in Canada?
By Rowland Goddard Tax policies have headlined much of Biden’s campaign run and now in office, he looks to take action. Throughout the Trump administration, tax policy was implemented to stimulate growth in the economy. This was in the form of low corporate taxes as well as restructuring personal income tax brackets. High to medium-income earners saw the most savings, showing that the old administration … Continue reading Biden Administration Targets Big Corporations to Pay Up