Federal New Democrats are conditioning their support for a plan to continue suspending full House of Commons sittings on real action from the Liberal government on paid sick leave for all Canadians and support for people with disabilities struggling with COVID-19.
The Canada Food Inspection Agency has issued a warning that a brand of vegan chocolate bars actually contains milk. The agency put out the allergen alert… Read more »
Federal political parties are tapping into the emergency wage subsidy program to avoid laying off their staff as donations dry up during the COVID-19 crisis. The Liberal and Conservative parties are… Read more »
An early trial of a prospective COVID-19 vaccine that will soon be tested on Canadians has found it to be safe and effective at prompting an immune… Read more »
The airline says the new policy — the previous one capped travel vouchers at 24 months — applies to non-refundable tickets issued up to the end of June, with an original travel date between March 1 and June 30.
The federal government will fund provinces’ efforts to test people for COVID-19, track the contacts of those who test positive, and help different jurisdictions share data, Prime… Read more »
Canadian meteorologists are predicting another active hurricane season, saying conditions are right for a long list of tropical storms. The Canadian Hurricane Centre in Halifax issued its seasonal… Read more »
Canadian retail sales collapsed in March as they posted their biggest monthly decline on record and Statistics Canada warned an even bigger drop is expected for April as… Read more »
As Canada continues to struggle to keep up with the level of COVID-19 tests needed to fend off a potential second wave of the viral disease, researchers… Read more »
In Friday morning’s early darkness, Marc-Andre Blanchard will catch his first new glimpse of New York City’s sparkling skyline from behind the wheel of a modestly priced… Read more »
Canada’s top central banker says adding an income-support measure like the Canada Emergency Response Benefit to the government’s tool kit could help the country more quickly respond to sudden shifts in the economy…. Read more »
Environment Canada research scientists say the COVID-19-induced economic slowdown is leading to cleaner air in many Canadian cities. Chris McLinden and Debora Griffin say remote satellite sensors show significant… Read more »
Yesterday, Canada’s public health experts “fully recommended” Canadians wear non-medical face masks in public when they aren’t sure they will be able to keep their distance from… Read more »
More than two weeks after being allowed to reopen following the loosening of COVID-19 restrictions, Quebec store owners are finding that permission to open up doesn’t mean a… Read more »
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is sending $75 million to organizations that help Indigenous people living in urban areas and off reserves through the… Read more »
Canada Goose Cuts 125 Staff, Limted Brands Closing Some Victoria’s Secret Stores and Bath and Body Works Locations
Retailers with Canadian operations are laying off employees and closing stores as they grapple with COVID-19. Canada Goose Holdings Inc. is cutting 125 of its staff or… Read more »
Canada Post lost $153 million before tax last year as intense e-commerce competition slowed growth at its parcels business and an ongoing shift toward online communication prompted mail operation… Read more »
Canada’s public health experts are now fully recommending Canadians wear non-medical face masks in public when they aren’t sure they will be able to keep their distance… Read more »
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is asking Canada’s commercial landlords to buy into a federal program launching next week that would give companies a break on the rent due in only a few days.
Applications open Monday but business groups have warned that leery landlords are unlikely to take part in the program, which is delivered jointly with provinces and territories.
Large companies that receive bridge financing through a new federal loan program will have to give the government the option to take an ownership stake, or provide… Read more »
As provinces take their cautious first steps to allow people back into local businesses, a new poll suggests most Canadians don’t think province-wide measures are the best way to reopen the… Read more »
Statistics Canada says the annual inflation rate turned negative in April as the economy came to a standstill in the first full month of the pandemic. The… Read more »
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defended Canada’s bid for a seat on the United Nations Security Council Tuesday by linking the rebuilding of the world after COVID-19 to… Read more »