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Since the beginning of the pandemic, youth have been greatly affected in their employment. Pivot data outlines the hardships of youth in 27 cities across Canada, highlighting how youth workers transitioned to pandemic-oriented working situations. During this time, youth struggle to adapt to their new job environment, some of which are happening online. In […]
Life is expensive, and one place where this is especially true is in British Columbia. On the very far west of the North American continent in Canada, you will find a city that holds many beautiful sights and tourist attractions. Nevertheless, it is one of the most expensive cities in the nation! Any guesses? Well, […]
Due to the pandemic, people’s likelihood of taking public transit has significantly decreased. – “Prior to the pandemic, I used the transit system a lot, but I have not used it since the pandemic started” – “I take the bus way less, uh, mostly for just fear of being in enclosed space with, you […]
With the COVID-19 pandemic, the form of entertainment has moved to a more digital environment. With in-person venues becoming more and more scarce due to the surging of the pandemic, “the digital world continues to progress… more and more online”. Digital access has become extensively more important for the entertainment world. How Important Exactly […]
Compared to the rest of Canada, urban youth (ages 15-29) face certain economic challenges regarding their abilities to meet their basic needs. Some of those factors include high cost of living, educational commitments, smaller skill sets and lack of youth-oriented employment. With the COVID-19 induced recession, the economic well-being of youth has been impacted. This […]