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New listings lag as Fraser Valley real estate market sees third month of declining sales
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New listings lag as Fraser Valley real estate market sees third month of declining sales

SURREY, British Columbia, Dec. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — With sales down almost seven per cent from October, and new listings off by more than 20 per cent, the Fraser Valley housing market continues its slowing trend heading into the holiday season. Despite the market slowdown, opportunities are available, as evidenced by brisk turnover time...

PBBM wants stronger private, public sector tie-up for healthcare; seeks improved digitalization
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PBBM wants stronger private, public sector tie-up for healthcare; seeks improved digitalization

MANILA, NOVEMBER 24, 2022–President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. on Thursday raised the need to further strengthen the collaboration between the public and private sectors to improve the country’s health sector. This comes after he met with representatives of the healthcare cluster of the Private Sector Advisory Council (PSAC). In the meeting, the President tasked the...

Philippine President Marcos Jr wants scholarships to address nurses’ exodus; private sector steps up aid for healthcare
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Philippine President Marcos Jr wants scholarships to address nurses’ exodus; private sector steps up aid for healthcare

MANILA – Most Filipinos believe the country is headed in the right direction under the administration of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr., the latest survey results released by OCTA Research showed. Based on the 4th quarter of 2022 Tugon ng Masa survey of OCTA, 85 percent of Filipino adults said the Philippines is headed in the...

Most Pinoys believe the Philippines is on right track under President Marcos Jr admin
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Most Pinoys believe the Philippines is on right track under President Marcos Jr admin

MANILA – Most Filipinos believe the country is headed in the right direction under the administration of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr., the latest survey results released by OCTA Research showed. Based on the 4th quarter of 2022 Tugon ng Masa survey of OCTA, 85 percent of Filipino adults said the Philippines is headed in the...

It’s Harder to Escape Poverty Today than 30 Years Ago, New Report Reveals
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It’s Harder to Escape Poverty Today than 30 Years Ago, New Report Reveals

A new report by Feed Ontario reveals skyrocketing food bank use with a 64 percent increase in first-time visitors, and points to the lack of quality employment opportunities and disinvestments in essential social support programs as the drivers of this growth. TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Feed Ontario released its 2022 Hunger Report...

Emergencies Act inquiry studies fundamental rights and freedoms at stake in protests
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Emergencies Act inquiry studies fundamental rights and freedoms at stake in protests

The inquiry into the Liberal government’s historic choice to invoke the Emergencies Act to quell weeks-long demonstrations against COVID-19 mandates last winter is now moving into its public policy phase. The Public Order Emergency Commission is expected to hear this week from about 50 experts who will share their perspectives on the use of the...