Asylum seekers can normally begin working within weeks of arriving in Canada. But the pandemic has slowed the process to a trickle — forcing potential employees to be stuck at home.
He created an online talk show and broadcasts it live on Facebook, and people can't get enough of it.
The owner of S.W. Welch bookstore says he can't afford to pay the significant increase his landlord his asking for. This comes after a very difficult year for non-essential stores, including lockdown closures and loss of foot traffic and tourism dollars.
The landscape of Montreal public transit is expected to be overhauled in the next decade, but residents in the east end neighbourhood of Rivière-des-Prairies say those changes won't do anything to address their need for better service.