‘Critical’ Global Affairs Canada services disrupted amid coronavirus cases at offices

Some critical services have been disrupted at Global Affairs Canada (GAC) following “several” confirmed cases of COVID-19 in its Ottawa-based offices, emails obtained by Global News show. Read more: ‘Loneliness … Read More

‘Loneliness pandemic’: Work from home during COVID-19 takes mental toll on Canadians

Over the past one year, the coronavirus pandemic has drastically changed our lives and the way we work. Amid tightened restrictions and public health measures to curb the spread of … Read More

Sending federal employees home with pay during coronavirus pandemic may cost over $600M

Canada’s budget watchdog says the federal government lost at least $439 million so far this year in productivity through a policy that allows civil servants to stay home, with pay, … Read More

4 things not to do while working at home during the COVID-19 pandemic

Thousands of Canadians have ditched the office for their apartment, condo or house to practice social distancing as we all work together to fight against the spread of the novel … Read More

Experts predict innovation in medicine, education, remote work spurred by coronavirus pandemic

Despite years of discussions between politicians and doctors, the Quebec government couldn’t find a way to pay its general practitioners for phone and video consultations with patients. Then the COVID-19 … Read More

Coronavirus: Power rates in Canada not being cut despite orders to work from home

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 24, 2020 7:09 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Working from home is increasing … Read More

Coronavirus: Balance is key to well-being while working from home, expert says

As thousands of people work from home across Canada to prevent the spread of COVID-19, one expert says work-life balance is vital to ensuring well-being. Jackie Chow has spent the … Read More