Jolene Latimer

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Women Bear the Biggest Burden During COVID-19, Here’s How to Cope

There’s no question that COVID-19 is impacting every Canadian in unique ways, but Canadian women bear a disproportionate amount of the burden when it comes to the economic impact felt by the pandemic. Women make up 82% of Canadian health care workers, 81% of single parent households and earn, on average, only 75 cents for …

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Online Shopping in a Time of Coronavirus

As people around the world continue to stay home and self quarantine to combat COVID-19, technology has proven to be essential in maintaining social and professional relationships. Zoom allows every interaction from business meetings to virtual birthday parties, email and text messaging has all but replaced in-person discussions, and social media platforms have persisted as …

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Should You Ask For Rent Relief Due to COVID-19?

Because of job losses and income reductions due to COVID-19, many people are having a difficult time paying their rent. Each province has developed its own rent relief measures to help residents in this circumstance. Alberta rent relief for COVID-19 includes several measures such as a freeze on late fees and evictions. While these protections …

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