Month: December 2022

Black Woman From Canada Accepted Into Jay-Z’s Roc Nation School at LIU With $40,000 Scholarship

Canadian native Samantha Samaka has been awarded a scholarship of $40,000 to attend Long Island University for four years thanks to Jay-Z. As previously reported in BLACK ENTERPRISE, Jay-Z’s Roc Nation partnered with LIU to open the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment based in Brooklyn, New York, for students to pursue undergraduate degree programs […]

Officials blame access-to-information request delays on staff shortages, backlog

Senior officials from four different federal departments told a House of Commons committee Monday that their access-to-information units are plagued by chronic staff shortages, outdated technology and pandemic-created backlogs. These same issues came up repeatedly in the testimony of directors from the RCMP, Public Safety Canada, Global Affairs Canada and the Privy Council Office. Each […]

E-commerce wasn’t the cure-all for pandemic business woes

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News If we want Ottawa-area brands to survive and thrive, we need to find our way back to the early-2020 trend where consumers banded together and primarily shopped local. Some speculators thought online businesses and digital commerce would replace brick-and-mortar. They were wrong. Photo by grinvalds /GETTY IMAGES/ISTOCKPHOTO Article content […]

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