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Five Women shaping lives and the World during the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 has impacted most of our lives in many ways. However in these unprecedented times, some women have stepped up in several ways to keep things moving. 1. Dr. Theresa Tam, BMBS (UK), FRCPC Chief Public Health Officer, Public Health…

COVID-19: One year on

According to reports from a South China Newspaper (South China Morning Post), the first case of SARS-CoV-2 infection was of a 55 year old living in the Hubei Province, China. Though it has not definitely been confirmed that this was…

COVID-19 and the battle of ‘Vaccines’: Are we in the clear yet?

Since COVID-19 first surfaced in Wuhan China, about one year ago, the world has been plunged into a waiting game. Waiting for what, you might ask? Waiting for real answers, real solutions to this ever-evolving situation. In a worldwide race…

20/10/2020: Nigeria’s black Tuesday

Sitting down to have dinner sometime around 7:00pm NLT, I would never have imagined that some of my opinions were about to change forever. How did that happen? Well, follow this story slowly and see where it leads. It wasn’t…

Hats off 2020: A virtual celebration of graduation at Memorial University

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, most activities including graduation ceremonies have switched from in-person to virtual events. Globally, virtual events are slowly becoming the new normal as most organisations are ideating and implementting innovating alternatives to one-one-on and social…

‘Healthy Fuel back to school in uncertain times’: A Holistic Nutritionist’s Perspective

Rhiannon Lytle is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, practising at a naturopathic clinic in Vancouver (Integrative Naturopathic Medical Centre). She attended CSNN (Canadian School of Natural Nutrition), where she obtained her certification in the field, and as a holistic chef. When…

In Conversation with Conservation Corps NL’s ‘Green Team’

Recently, Conservation Corps Newfoundland (CCNL), an NL-based not-for-profit youth organization partnered with O’Brien Farm Foundation to develop new trails. CCNL is an organization focused on ‘providing youth with training and employment in environmental and cultural heritage conservation’. CCNL’s services and…

The impact of COVID-19 on International Graduate Student Post Graduate Work Permit

COVID-19 has turned the entire world on its head, and is honestly still wreaking havoc on many lives and situations. Here in Canada, there have been many governmental and non-governmental interventions to help different groups of people. However, one group…

COVID-19 pandemic response: St. John’s Collaborative physicians speak out

The Coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19) has changed and continues to change everyday realities globally. In response to the rapidly spreading highly infectious virus that has seen hundred of deaths across Canada and thousand more globally, the province of Newfoundland and Labrador…

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Update

Since it’s first reported cases in December 2019, Coronavirus (Covid-19) has now spread to all continents of the world except Antarctica. As of 11th March, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) has reassessed Covid-19 as a pandemic, which requires global…