The federal Immigration Department says the “new normal” that will emerge after the pandemic requires a revamp of the technology used to handle millions of applications a year.
Paramount Fine Foods is opening Canada’s first fully automated restaurant, Box’d in Toronto. Creators of Box’d teamed up with Chef Tomer Markovitz to build an innovative Middle… Read more »
Ontario is recommending passengers wear masks on public transit to fight the spread of COVID-19. It also urges commuters to practice physical distancing and hand washing, and the… Read more »
The federal government will not release the data it relied on to decide against exempting fuels used in grain dryers from the national price on pollution — even though it appears to vary wildly from what Prairie farm groups say their producers are actually paying.
The city of Toronto will begin to offer summer camps as part of its CampTO initiative, across the city starting on July 13 following the Province of… Read more »
The city of Toronto has launched SwimTO plan, a quick-start program that will expedite the opening of the City’s beaches, outdoor pools, wading pools and splash pads. Mayor… Read more »
Select regions of Ontario are moving into Stage 2 allowing many businesses including outdoor dining at restaurants, personal and personal care services to reopen. As part of… Read more »
Health Canada has updated the hand sanitizer recall it issued last week to include five more companies. The hand sanitizers are recalled because they contain industrial-grade ethanol…. Read more »
The Trudeau Liberals’ push for changes to a key benefit for workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic hit political roadblocks as the New Democrats withdrew support for… Read more »
Canadians are increasingly wearing protective face masks as they emerge from months of isolating at home to curb the spread of COVID-19, a new poll suggests. And… Read more »
Toronto’s police chief surprised many in the city on Monday by announcing plans to step down from the force’s top job months before his contract was due… Read more »
Government of Ontario has announced that effective Friday, June 12, 2020 at 12:01 a.m., select public health regions in Ontario can move to stage 2 of reopening…. Read more »
Members of the Canadian Armed Forces working inside long-term care homes could find themselves testifying about the state of those facilities in relation to lawsuits against the… Read more »
Health Canada says some hand sanitizers are being recalled because they contain industrial-grade ethanol. The agency says industrial-grade ethanol contains chemicals that may not be approved for use… Read more »
The Toronto Public Library has announced that 67 of its branches will be accepting online reservations for curbside pickup starting Monday. A spokeswoman for the library system… Read more »
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau knelt on the ground as part of a crowd gathered on Parliament Hill Friday afternoon, in solidarity with anti-racism demonstrators protesting police killings of black people.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced support to help Canadians with disabilities deal with extra expenses during the pandemic. This support includes a one-time payment to certificate holders… Read more »
Toronto Chief of Police Mark Saunders Took a Knee in Solidarity with Anti-racism Demonstrators Marching In Toronto
The head of Toronto’s police service took a public knee on Friday in solidarity with marching anti-racism demonstrators protesting police killings of black people, with similar demonstrations planned in… Read more »
Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says Canada needs a reckoning over a repeated and disgusting pattern of police violence against Indigenous people. Miller says he “watched in… Read more »
Toronto Zoo has announced the birth of four massasauga rattlesnakes, an endangered species in the Carolinian population of southern Ontario. Eastern massasauga rattlesnakes are a challenging species to… Read more »
Statistics Canada reports a record high unemployment rate as the economy added 289,600 jobs in May, with businesses reopening amid easing public health restrictions. The unemployment rate rose to 13.7… Read more »
Outdoor retailer Sail is shrinking its footprint by a third with the closure of four stores in Quebec and two in Ontario that will affect about 500 workers. The… Read more »
For the first time, Canadian biologists have come up with a list of plants, insects and animals that live only in this country and say many of them are… Read more »