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Bank of Canada Keeps Key Interest Rate Target on Hold at 0.25%

The Bank of Canada kept its key interest rate target on hold as it said it believes the economy has avoided its worst-case scenario due to the… Read more »

Trudeau Positions Canada as Champion of Co-ordinated Global Recovery Plan

rime Minister Justin Trudeau will continue today to make the case for a co-ordinated global response to cushion the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world’s poorest countries.

He’ll be among the leaders and heads of state to deliver remarks during a virtual summit of the Organization of African, Caribbean, and Pacific States (OACPS).

Liberals to Ask MPs to Ok $87 Billion in New Spending, Fuelled by Pandemic Aid

The Trudeau Liberals are asking parliamentarians to approve $60 billion in spending on a key COVID-19 emergency benefit for workers. The Trudeau Liberals are detailing to parliamentarians a… Read more »

Israeli, Chinese Policies ‘Concern’ Canada, Undermine Freedom, Says Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau waded into the foreign policies of Israel and China on Tuesday, expressing concerns over separate but controversial positions that he says undermine peace… Read more »

Saskatchewan Premier Calls ‘Justice for Floyd’ on War Memorial Outrageous

Hundreds gathered at the steps of the Saskatchewan legislature Tuesday to denounce racial injustice, while Premier Scott Moe took to social media to denounce those who defaced a war… Read more »

Federal Delay of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Action Plan Sparks Dismay Ahead of Inquiry Anniversary

Disheartened, disappointed, disbelieving. But still determined. Indigenous women and leaders fighting to end violence against Indigenous women in Canada say that’s how they feel about Wednesday’s anniversary… Read more »

As U.S. Boils Over, Trudeau Says Systemic Racism in Canada Must Be Addressed

As long-standing anger about discrimination boils over in the United States, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians must recognize there is systemic racism in their own country…. Read more »

Poll: Canadians Seem Ok with Possibly Being Benched as NHL Playoff Venue

It looks like hockey fans will be able to cheer on their favourite NHL team this summer but Canadians have issued a collective shrug about whether the Stanley… Read more »

Canadian Health Officials Urge Rally-Goers to Keep COVID-19 in Mind

As protesters keep up their anti-racism rallies on both sides of the border, top health officials are hoping they don’t forget about the risk of COVID-19. Canadian health officials are… Read more »

Trudeau Rejects Trump Suggestion to Re-admit Russia to G7, Citing Crimea Invasion

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is rejecting Donald Trump’s latest proposal to readmit Russia to the G7. The American president was to host the G7 summit later this month but has postponed… Read more »

Bird Strike Might Have Caused Snowbird Crash, Early Investigation Finds

The Royal Canadian Air Force says it’s focusing on a bird strike as the reason a Snowbird plane crashed in British Columbia last month. A preliminary investigation… Read more »

Trudeau Promises to Speed $2 Billion in Funding for Cash Strapped Cities

The federal government is rushing out $2.2 billion in anticipated infrastructure funding to Canada’s cities and while municipal leaders say it might help with a short-term cash… Read more »

Weather Network Forecasts ‘Abundance’ of Warm Weather for 2020 Summer

The Weather Network has released its summer forecast for the months of June, July, and August. As per the 2020 summer forecast, Canadians can expect an abundance… Read more »

List of Parks Canada National Parks and Historic Sites Open From June 1

Parks Canada is reopening some of the national parks and historic sites from June 1, 2020. Some trails, day-use areas, green spaces and recreational boating will be… Read more »

Ottawa Pledges Millions to Promote Holiday Travel in Canada during Pandemic

Ottawa is earmarking millions of dollars to promote holiday travel inside Canada as it seeks to help the tourism industry weather the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds announced… Read more »

Investigations, Prosecutions for Polluting in Canada down Sharply since 2015

Environment Canada has been doing fewer inspections, investigations and prosecutions over the last five years to enforce a law protecting people from toxic chemicals and air pollution…. Read more »

Watch NASA-SpaceX Launch Astronauts to Space Station Live on May 30

After nearly a decade, NASA-SpaceX will undertake the human space launch from North America. This historic event, named Demo-2, is set for Wednesday, May 27, 2020, when… Read more »

Fun Things to Do in Regina Area During COVID-19 Saskatchewan Reopening Phase

As Saskatchewan is officially in Phase 2 of the reopening plan, we can now enjoy various attractions and parks in and around Regina. Here is a list… Read more »

Students Decry Tuition Hikes as COVID-19 Pandemic Increases Financial Strain

Some Canadian universities are raising tuition fees for the new school year much to the consternation of students, who argue their costs should be going down, not up in… Read more »

Canada Exploring Ways to Reunite Families Divided by COVID-19 Canada-U.S. Border Closure

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is exploring ways to reunite family members divided by the temporary travel restrictions at the Canada-U.S. border. Trudeau acknowledged… Read more »

Garneau Says Still No Black Boxes From Iran in January Shootdown of Airliner

Transport Minister Marc Garneau says efforts are still underway to get Iran to release the flight recorders from its Jan. 8 shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger plane. On March 11,… Read more »

Canada Announces Rules For Cruise Ships & Pleasure Crafts up to October 31, 2020

The government of Canada has announced updated measures pertaining to cruise ships and passenger vessels in Canadian waters during COVID-19 pandemic. This is in addition to the… Read more »

Statistics Canada: 2020 First-Quarter GDP Worst Showing Since 2009

Statistics Canada says the economy in the first quarter had its worst showing since 2009 as steps taken to slow the spread of COVID-19 forced businesses across… Read more »

New Cat Virus Found at British Columbia SPCA Prompts Science Journal Publication

The outbreak of a fast-spreading disease at the SPCA’s animal centre in Vancouver has led to the discovery of a new feline virus that affected 43 cats in… Read more »