Quebec Mayors Call for Change in Hostile Political Climate

Quebec Mayors Call for Change in Hostile Political Climate

The mayor of Saguenay, Julie Dufour, believes, like the resigning mayor of Gatineau, France Bélisle, that the political climate must change. In her speech Thursday morning to announce her departure for health reasons, France Bélisle mentioned that municipal elected officials in Quebec must increasingly face problems, many of which are linked to interpersonal relationships. It … Read more

Taylor Swift Tops Global Sales in 2023, Making History Again

Taylor Swift Tops Global Sales in 2023, Making History Again

New crown for Taylor Swift: the American singer topped global sales in 2023, for the fourth time since the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) compiled this ranking. This is the eleventh time that this list has been compiled, based on an artist or group’s worldwide sales over the past year, across all formats, … Read more

Staff Shortage Crisis in Pharmacy Departments on North Shore Health Establishments

Staff Shortage Crisis in Pharmacy Departments on North Shore Health Establishments

The staff shortage is hitting pharmacy departments hard in health establishments on the North Shore. In emergency rooms in the region alone, there is a shortage of approximately 34% pharmacists, according to the Association of Pharmacists of Health Establishments of Quebec (APES). This is a generalized trend, according to the head of the pharmacy department … Read more

Rail Workers Union Warns of Potential Strike, Threatening Public Safety & Shipping Industry

Rail Workers Union Warns of Potential Strike, Threatening Public Safety & Shipping Industry

The union that represents more than 9,000 workers at Canada’s two largest rail companies says public safety is at stake as collective negotiations are currently stalled and a potential strike looms. On Friday, Canadian National (CN) and Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC) asked the federal Minister of Labor to appoint a conciliator in negotiations for … Read more

Sexual Harassment in Canadian Workplaces: Statistics Canada Report

Sexual Harassment in Canadian Workplaces: Statistics Canada Report

According to Statistics Canada, nearly one in two women and more and more than a third of men who responded to a recent study say they have been sexually harassed or assaulted in their workplace. According to study data released Tuesday, 43.8 per cent of Saskatchewan workers say they have experienced harassment in their workplace … Read more

Indigenous Fisherman Cody Caplin Faces New Charges of Illegal Fishing in New Brunswick

Indigenous Fisherman Cody Caplin Faces New Charges of Illegal Fishing in New Brunswick

Indigenous fisherman Cody Caplin, a member of the Eel River Bar First Nation, was in Provincial Court in Campbellton, New Brunswick, Monday morning to answer new charges of illegal fishing. Cody Caplin was already accused of several offenses under the Fisheries Act, including fishing for lobster outside of the legal season in Chaleur Bay, near … Read more

Indigenous Fashion Designer from Rigolet, Labrador, to Debut at New York Fashion Week with Nunatsiavut Models

Indigenous Fashion Designer from Rigolet, Labrador, to Debut at New York Fashion Week with Nunatsiavut Models

Fashion designer April Allen, originally from Rigolet, Labrador, will present her creations at the prestigious New York Fashion Week on Sunday evening. Indigenous models from Nunatsiavut traveling with her to Manhattan will parade to showcase the designs of her clothing brand, Stitched by April. It’s like a dream come true to attend New York Fashion … Read more

Forestry Company Boisaco Faces Setback After Quebec Bans Harvest of Burned Wood

Forestry Company Boisaco Faces Setback After Quebec Bans Harvest of Burned Wood

The forestry company Boisaco believes that it is now too late to harvest the wood burned north of the Pipmuacan reservoir after Quebec banned its harvest last November. Boisaco expects that snags left by wildfires are now infested with the longhorned beetle, an insect that feeds and reproduces in burned wood. However, the company did … Read more

Simon Croz: Still Waiting for Resolution with Immigration Canada

Simon Croz: Still Waiting for Resolution with Immigration Canada

The setbacks of adopted Pistolois Simon Croz with Immigration Canada have still not been resolved. He is impatiently awaiting a new work permit, nine months after having been stripped of the right to work as general director of the Paralœil organization. The one who was the subject of political and citizen mobilization, notably with the … Read more

Video Games Industry Faces Job Layoffs in 2024

Video Games Industry Faces Job Layoffs in 2024

After a “very difficult” year for the video games industry, 2024 promises to be even worse. In just one month, more than 6,000 layoffs have already been announced globally, almost surpassing the number of layoffs recorded last year. James Russwurm, who lives in Edmonton, is among the thousands of employees who lost their livelihood in … Read more