A recent report found that Toronto essential workers do not earn a living wage. They simply can’t afford to live Toronto. The board of trade calculates there are about 330,000 workers who are overworked just to keep up with the housing market and how expensive it is. However even those who are earning living wage are working long hours. Are you feeling drained or starting to feel fatigue due to your workload?
It is reported that 1 in 5 young Canadians struggle with mental health. Do you live with someone and are at a loss on how to help your loved one? With COVID-19 making it worse, it seems that deteriorating youth mental health is leaving a generation in distress.
Winter is here and it is starting to snow. Parts of Ontario are starting to see the first flakes of the season. With significant snow with eastern parts of the province in line to receive 20-30 cm by Monday. Hopefully your drive to work will be easy, knowing that most are working from home.
With rising COVID-19 numbers, Ontario is warning that potential hot spots are days away from shutdown. But how about our schools? NYC just shut down its entire public school system on Wednesday. Who else will follow?
Experts agree that wearing a mask is one way to slow the spread of COVID-19 until a treatment or vaccine is discovered. Still, many people refuse to wear one, saying it’s uncomfortable or a violation of their rights, but about the rights for those who don’t want to risk getting infected. Let’s imagine this scenario. You are a teacher with 20 students in your class and you have that one student who doesn’t want to wear a mask? Her parents called the principal and said it was her legal right not to wear a mask. Because of her rights, as a teacher, have you endangered the other students?
A new study shows that Mouthwash may be able to kill COVID19 within 30 seconds of exposure. 0.07% of ingredient cetylpyridinium chloride ‘show promising signs’ of reducing COVID-19 in saliva according to research conducted at Cardiff University. However the findings have yet to be peer-reviewed and come ahead of a 12-week clinical trial. With this new data, will stores run out of mouthwash? Will mouthwash be the next hoarding item?
Today, voters are headed to the polls across the US for the 2020 elections. The world watches as Americans are heading to the polls to cast their ballots hoping for peace regardless of the outcome. Hopefully Fact-checks from experts are in place and results will be posted sooner than later.