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Jones (Flair Airlines): “We are working hard to make travel easier”

TORONTO (Corriere Canadese / exclusive preview) – Airports, you know, are in chaos. First, the anti-Covid restrictions were “blamed”, then – once those measures were relaxed – it emerged that the real problem was the shortage of staff at airports and airlines. To understand the real situation, we decided to go “behind the scenes” through a young Canadian airline: Flair Airlines, an independent ultra-low-cost company born in 2017 and led by Stephen Jones. We asked him, the President and CEO of Flair Airlines, a series of questions, starting with those necessary to know his company. (more…)

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Tourism Hard Hit by Pandemic

MANILA – The Philippines which relies on tourism to boost its economy is hit hard by the pandemic. Tourism-related employment in this Far East country shrank by 28 percent, while average hourly wage declined by 38%. I was in the Philippines last March 2020 when the pandemic broke out. And I noticed the absence of tourists in Metro Manila. The perception seemed to be that with the source of Covid 19 being in Asia, no one wanted to be in that continent. 


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Vaughan-Woodbridge: A hard working community with a strong Italian presence

The electoral district of Vaughan-Woodbridge is located along the south western edge of York Region. It was created by the 2012 electoral boundaries redistribution and encompasses the neighbourhood of Woodbridge and part of the City of Vaughan.

The constituency is home to the highest concentration of Italian Canadians in Canada. With an area population of 105,228 residents (2016 Census), more than half – 55,960 people – identify as Italian. (more…)

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Bitcoin is a Bit Hard to Understand 

On Friday, June 25, 2021, the number one news trending in Google was cryptocurrency.  Ethereum, Dogecoin, BNB, XRP – sounding like names of planets, straight out of science fiction – were causing quite a stir, if not panic.  At the centre of it all was Bitcoin. Bitcurious? The 52-week high of Bitcoin had been $64,863.  At 9:06 am on Friday, June 25, 2021, it plummeted down to $33,100.54.  Experts project that things are going get worse. (more…)

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Ford between a rock and a hard place: it’s a clash over measures and new restrictions

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – Controversy rages in Ontario over government measures to stem the surge in cases. (more…)

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