As the world gears itself for what experts say might be the worst recession in generations, it is important for businesses to use this time to prepare for an economic fallout that seems inevitable. If it happens, this will be the first global recession in over 10 years. The results of the 2009 recession were […]
Working from home all the time used to sound like a terrific
idea, until the coronavirus pandemic made us realize how challenging it can
actually be. While the virus was rapidly spreading through out the world,
businesses and governments alike decided it was best if we just work from home.
Part of the effort to flatten the curve, which […]
With the Holy month of Ramadan just around the corner, it is
important for businesses in Canada to understand the value of this cultural
practice for Muslims. Ramadan brings with itself a huge opportunity for the
retail and food industry, should businesses decide to capitalize on it. Before
we delve into the specifics of Ramadan, here are some quick […]
The third Monday of February marks a statutory holiday in Canada every year. Family day is the one day during the year where every working individual can take the day off for the sole purpose of spending time with their families. It is an opportunity for families to get together and enjoy some quality time, […]
Post a digital survey of 18,000 people across 14 countries between April and June 2019, Research firm Kantar has thrown light on work-environment of subject nations. Metrics such as “sense of belonging,” “absence of discrimination” and “presence of negative behaviour” were taken into account to conclude the findings.
Canada has claimed the first spot as the […]
Mid-Autumn Festival (also known as Moon festival) is celebrated by the Chinese community by worshipping the moon. This festivity symbolises reunion, which is why families come together and commemorate the historic traditions. Mid-Autumn Festival embarks on September 13 this year.
The revival of a 3000-year-old History
Mid-Autumn festival came into existence over 3000 years back during Shang […]
As reported by Mata Press Service, international students in Canada invested an estimated $21.6 billion on education and related expenses in 2018. Most of these students hailed from China and India i.e. more than 50%, and settled in Calgary, Toronto and Vancouver.
Canada has devised a five-year plan as a result of growing competition from other […]
Labour Day is popular worldwide and is a public holiday in over 80 countries. It is also known as International Worker’s Day. The occasion is celebrated in some countries on May 1 unlike Canada and the U.S., who observe it on September 1.
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2. Working Hours: 9 to […]
If you’re in Ottawa or are heading to the capital soon, then expect your senses to submit to a hunger-inducing whiff of South Asian flavours. As reported by CBC, the city is currently conducting the annually celebrated ‘South Asian Fest’ that took off August 9th and will go on until August 18th.
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What is (Raa-khee)?
Great! You got that part right away. Now, here’s what’s left to assimilate.
South Asian culture comprises traditions that deeply value togetherness. One of the many traditions tending after this knot of solidarity is Raksha Bandhan, or more popularly known ‘Rakhi’ (pronounced Raa-khee). This year, the festival will mark celebrations on August 15.
On Rakhi, […]