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The Oil Patch – How COVID-19 Has Affected the Petroleum Industry

  The impacts of COVID-19 are extensive and substantial, impacting industries ranging from the educational services industry to the hospitality industry. Therefore, it is no surprise that one of the most impacted industries during COVID-19 would be the petroleum industry. COVID-19 has helped transform the petroleum industry from the centre of economic cycles to a…
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A Tale of Resourcefulness: Bringing Pandemic Lessons into a Post-COVID World

IZUSEK/Getty Images What images does the phrase “pandemic lessons” bring up? You might think of two: one is a grid of flickering faces on a computer screen, and the other is a grid of masked faces in a socially distanced classroom. These familiar pictures evoke a dread for the rampant virus, a yearning for the…
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How COVID-19 Impacted the Economy Blog

      It comes as no surprise that  SARS-CoV-2 has impacted the world economy and caused massive financial losses. Many safety measures and restrictions have been put in place that helps the world health, but, created extensive repercussions in the world economy. Citizens are no longer able to work in their workplaces and many…
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A Silver Lining: The Effects of COVID-19 on the Environment and Climate

COVID-19 is a disaster for virtually everyone, from the student struggling to adjust to online schooling, to college students laid off minimum-wage jobs barely scraping by, to the millionaires on Wall Street trying to recoup their losses from the mangled stock market. However, while COVID is steep barrier humanity must overcome, another, even steeper barrier…
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How COVID19 Impacted the Entertainment Industry 

The multi-billion-dollar entertainment industry always has successfully captured hours of attention from individuals at a time, bringing in huge margins of profit from a wide arrangement of media. The COVID19 virus, impacting a variety of businesses, transformed the entertainment industry both positively and negatively with some major projects being cancelled and others beginning.   Television:…
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School Life During the Pandemic

The empty schoolyard of West Point Grey Academy. (Cindy Cao/FFA)       The COVID-19 pandemic, in my opinion, is one of the greatest challenges we will face in our lifetime. The pandemic has not only altered the world as a whole, but it has also changed the routine of daily life. Since March 2020,…
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The use of social media/internet through the COVID-19 pandemic

With the COVID-19 pandemic, our lives have been truly shifted towards the internet. Through a large amount of quarantine across the world, we have discovered various ways of changing our daily activities online: Remote learning, working from home, and connecting with friends and family through the use of social media instead of physical interactions… The…
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Types of Online Learning – Which One is the Best Fit

So far, of the 550,000 students in B.C., 2,300 have been back in public schools and 1,300 have been at independent schools. Among them, the children of essential service workers have already been in the class for weeks and may provide a glimpse of what’s ahead.       B.C. Minister of Education Rob Fleming speaks to…
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Bagged Lunch during COVID-19 – A possible solution to relieve essential workers

At St. George’s, children of essential workers are allowed to go back to school after a long spring break due to COVID-19; however, the school life looks a lot different. Due to health restrictions, water fountain has been turned off and kitchen has been closed. Source: https://www.stgeorges.bc.ca/covid-19-updates Investigating other schools around, I found one method…
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Sustainable Education for the Kids of Health Care Workers

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic – our darkest time – people are making personal sacrifices to get society through this hardship. With frontline workers gaining recognition as the heroes, I started to probe into the question: how could a school serves to help health care workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 outbreak? Vancouver…
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