Data shows mixed impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Vancouver businesses

Data shows mixed impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Vancouver businesses

A retail location for rent on Robson Street in Vancouver on October 9, 2020.Rafal Gerszak/The Globe and Mail The pandemic has had a mixed impact on business openings and closings in Vancouver, with data showing there were fewer retail stores and restaurants than before COVID-19, but more offices had opened l ‘last year. For one … Read more

Canadians are entering real estate jobs, but are there enough sales for everyone?

Canadians are entering real estate jobs, but are there enough sales for everyone?

Real estate agent Natalie Finkle poses for a photo in Vancouver, Monday, December 27, 2021. Darryl Dyck / The Globe and MailDARRYL DYCK / The Globe and Mail Canadians rushed to join the ranks of real estate agents and mortgage brokers during the pandemic, a sign of how the housing industry has tightened its grip … Read more

COVID-19 cases in Canada surpass two million as hospitals prepare for Omicron wave unknowns

COVID-19 cases in Canada surpass two million as hospitals prepare for Omicron wave unknowns

A driving COVID-19 test site in Montreal on December 22.Graham Hughes / The Canadian Press Canada marked Boxing Day by crossing another COVID-19 milestone, surpassing two million total cases despite many jurisdictions withholding numbers over the holiday weekend, and while hospitals are bracing for the still unknown impact on admissions. Health workers and governments are … Read more