Canada needs more refugees

Canada is nowhere near to meeting its goal of welcoming 81,000 refugees by the end of 2021, according to numbers obtained by CBC News. Figures provided by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) show the department was about halfway to its refugee intake target on Oct. 31. As of that date, Canada had welcomed more than 7,800 … Continue reading Canada needs more refugees

Trudeau faces tight political race as Canadians struggle with unprecedented inflation

If there’s one thing an incumbent candidate seeking re-election does not need, it is unwelcome news from the economic front. Photo by Anna Nekrashevich on Pexels.com But with less than a week to go before Canadians cast their votes in a tight federal election race pitting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party against the Conservatives headed by … Continue reading Trudeau faces tight political race as Canadians struggle with unprecedented inflation

How to use Qualitative or Quantitative research

Another aspect of qualitative vs quantitative is knowing when to use each. When deciding whether to use a quantitative or qualitative research approach, keep the following basic criterion in mind. Use quantitative research if you want to test or confirm something, for instance, a theory or a hypothesis. Use qualitative research if you wish to … Continue reading How to use Qualitative or Quantitative research

The thrill of eggplant emoji in Kenya

The introduction of emojis has hanged the way we communicate digitally. These colourful icons have gone from cute pictures we use while texting to images laden with meaning. The emoji options represent a variety of things; from faces, food, transportation to to sports and relationships. With the rise of smartphones and social media, they have livened up conversations, … Continue reading The thrill of eggplant emoji in Kenya

2 arrested for slapping French President Emmanuel Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron described Tuesday's slapping incident as an "isolated event." Emmanuel Macron "We must put this incident in perspective, this is an isolated event," Macron told French local newspaper Le Dauphine Libere after he was slapped during a walkabout in southeastern France. "We must not let ultra-violent people take over the public debate, … Continue reading 2 arrested for slapping French President Emmanuel Macron

Latest COVID-19 updates

Summary The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide has surpassed 173 million, with more than 3.7 million deaths, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. Here is the latest: The Chinese mainland reported eight domestically transmitted and eight imported COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has eased travel recommendations for more … Continue reading Latest COVID-19 updates

China and Canada at war over violation of human rights

China has hit back at Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, after he criticized Beijing’s human rights record, detention of Canadian citizens, and use of “coercive diplomacy.” On Wednesday, the spokesman for the Chinese foreign ministry, Zhao Lijian, said the Canadian government had shown “hypocrisy” and “weakness,” as he responded to comments made by Trudeau. Trudeau … Continue reading China and Canada at war over violation of human rights

Gunman kills 16 in Canada’s worst shooting rampage

The death toll in Sunday's Nova Scotia shooting rampage has gone up to 17, including the gunman, the CBC and Global News report. That makes it the deadliest mass shooting in Canada's history, according to the Associated Press. A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer is among the dead. The gunman identified as Gabriel Wortman age 51 was shot and killedafter a … Continue reading Gunman kills 16 in Canada’s worst shooting rampage

Harry and Meghan

How Prince Harry and Meghan Sparkle are surviving alone in Canada

Prince Harry is said to be happier -- than ever -- since quitting his duties as member of the royal family and leaving the United Kingdom for Canada. An insider who spoke with US Weekly confirmed that the senior royal and his wife Meghan Sparkle are a lot more relaxed in Canada. ‘So far, Prince … Continue reading How Prince Harry and Meghan Sparkle are surviving alone in Canada

What Canadian teachers are doing to protect the education sector

For the first time in the last 20 years, all major teacher unions will join their forces to reject budget cuts. Over the last week, Canadian elementary school teachers have intensified their protest against Ontario Prime Minister Doug Ford's policies, which seek to cut the number of teachers and increase the number of students per classroom. … Continue reading What Canadian teachers are doing to protect the education sector