Quebec looks abroad to solve nursing shortage, but experts warn it’s not a quick fix

Quebec looks abroad to solve nursing shortage, but experts warn it’s not a quick fix

From her Spanish-language accounts on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and TikTok, Colombian-born nurse Johanna Botero makes her pitch to other South American health workers to join her in Quebec. Nearly 10 years after arriving in Canada and settling into her career, she is now trying to help others go through the long and complex process that … Read more

Tom Cruise impersonator Jerome LeBlanc kicked off Instagram for pretending to be someone

Jerome LeBlanc, 33, built his Tom Cruise-like company over 10 years but has now launched on Instagram.

The Tom Cruise lookalike was fired on Instagram for “pretending to be someone,” ruining his business in the process. Jerome LeBlanc, 33, of Quebec, Canada, and a resident of San Diego, California has been removed from the social media platform for violating one of its ‘App Community Guidelines’ that prevent people from impersonating others. Instagram’s … Read more

Au revoir, Taco Bell: chain is closing all Quebec locations

Au revoir, Taco Bell: chain is closing all Quebec locations

It’s a dark day for burrito lovers: Taco Bell quietly announced Friday that it is closing all of its Quebec locations, nearly 15 years after it came to the province. In response to questions on Twitter — first spurred by a conversation on live radio — Taco Bell Canada confirmed that fans’ suspicions were valid, … Read more

Kingston Economic Development offers free digital support for local businesses – Kingston

Kingston Economic Development offers free digital support for local businesses - Kingston

Over the past 22 months, Wendy Leonard has had to adapt and innovate to transcend shutdowns and capacity constraints. “For us, it was a very difficult time to get through these closures,” says Kahiko Bay store owner. Read more: Queen Street in downtown Kingston is ready for redevelopment, there is no shortage of ideas With … Read more

Posting those rapid test results online can help normalize the habit, experts say

Posting those rapid test results online can help normalize the habit, experts say

You’ve likely seen a post like the one below more than once during the holiday season – a friend, family member, or other person you follow on social media sharing their quick test results. Whether the motive is sarcasm or altruism, one psychologist says this trend could go a long way toward normalizing a process … Read more

Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario is reporting 3,784 cases of COVID-19 on Monday; Booster eligibility expands across Ontario; Moderna says initial booster data shows good results on Omicron

A line outside the assessment centre, for those with appointments for a COVID test, at St. Joseph's Health. Small lines for COVID19 testing at three hospital clinics in contrast to long lines for rapid test kits being handed out.

The latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Monday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available. 10:19 am: Ontario reported 3,784 cases of COVID-19 on Monday. Individuals who have not been fully vaccinated represent 22.9 percent of Ontario’s total population and number 865 of the … Read more

Ignite Digital’s skilled strategist team can increase revenue and lead generation for your business

Ignite Digital’s skilled strategist team can increase revenue and lead generation for your business

(This story is sponsored by .) Gone are the days of marketing your business by advertising on billboards and through radio commercials – digital marketing is the new standard for successful businesses. For those who are not familiar with search engine optimization (SEO), social media management, and content marketing, they can create and implement a … Read more