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Ontario farmer calls on government to step up migrant workers’ rights

Ontario farmer calls on government to step up migrant workers’ rights

The prime minister and premier issued a strong warning to farmers last week to keep migrant workers safe after outbreaks…
Kenney to announce plan to reboot Alberta economy

Kenney to announce plan to reboot Alberta economy

Diversification of the economy, bolstering the oil and gas sector and a massive injection of infrastructure spending are all expected…
He quit his job to take a new position — but the job offer was a scam

He quit his job to take a new position — but the job offer was a scam

Tony Monize was tired of waiting to be called back to work. The Toronto man had been temporarily laid off…
Report finds historic low for numbers of large wild Atlantic salmon

Report finds historic low for numbers of large wild Atlantic salmon

A group advocating for the conservation of wild Atlantic salmon says the number of adult salmon returning to North America…
Federal safety minister supports call to fund RCMP body camera pilot project in Nunavut

Federal safety minister supports call to fund RCMP body camera pilot project in Nunavut

Support for a call to see RCMP in Nunavut wear body cameras now comes from the federal minister responsible for…
Canada almost self-sufficient in PPE as Canadian businesses step up: PM

Canada almost self-sufficient in PPE as Canadian businesses step up: PM

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadian companies are now producing so much personal protective equipment needed in the fight against…
Sisters cross Canada-U.S. border, camp in parents’ backyard to be with dying father

Sisters cross Canada-U.S. border, camp in parents’ backyard to be with dying father

Carmen and Lara Messerlian only have one more sleep to go until they can finally squeeze their dad simultaneously in a…
Banco Central espera ver crescimento no terceiro trimestre deste ano

Banco Central espera ver crescimento no terceiro trimestre deste ano

À medida que mais locais de trabalho reabrem, os canadianos são confrontados com o desafio de voltar ao trabalho depois…
Trudeau rejects calls to release Meng Wanzhou

Trudeau rejects calls to release Meng Wanzhou

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dismissed out of hand calls from former parliamentarians and diplomats to release Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou…
Quebec stops publishing daily COVID-19 data despite leading country in number of cases

Quebec stops publishing daily COVID-19 data despite leading country in number of cases

Quebec’s Health Ministry says it will only provide weekly reports about COVID-19, rather than providing a daily rundown of the…
McDonald’s ends Beyond Meat burger trial in Canada with no set plans for a plant-based option

McDonald’s ends Beyond Meat burger trial in Canada with no set plans for a plant-based option

McDonald’s’ six-month trial run of a plant-based burger — which began with much fanfare — has ended quietly with no current plans to add…
U.S. toilet paper production is wiping out Canada’s boreal forest, report claims

U.S. toilet paper production is wiping out Canada’s boreal forest, report claims

The toilet paper crisis of 2020 will probably be remembered as a strange and humorous aside to the COVID-19 pandemic. But…
How Canada could avoid a 2nd wave of COVID-19

How Canada could avoid a 2nd wave of COVID-19

The first wave of COVID-19 is subsiding in Canada, with daily case numbers and hospitalizations falling to rates not seen…
CRA tip line flooded with 3,300 leads on suspected emergency aid cheats

CRA tip line flooded with 3,300 leads on suspected emergency aid cheats

Canada’s tax agency has received more than 3,300 tips on suspected abuse of emergency aid programs designed to help people…
Students can earn up to $5,000 this summer for volunteer service

Students can earn up to $5,000 this summer for volunteer service

Post-secondary students will be eligible to earn up to $5,000 this summer through a volunteer service grant. The federal government…
Number of mental health calls Mounties respond to growing exponentially, Lucki says

Number of mental health calls Mounties respond to growing exponentially, Lucki says

The head of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said today the number of mental health calls her officers respond to…
Champagne says he refinanced Chinese mortgages with a Canadian bank

Champagne says he refinanced Chinese mortgages with a Canadian bank

Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne said today he has repaid two mortgages with a Chinese state bank and refinanced them with…
WestJet retreats on labour code exemption that would facilitate mass layoffs

WestJet retreats on labour code exemption that would facilitate mass layoffs

WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it has halted its pursuit of a labour code exemption that would have facilitated mass layoffs.…
Charges to be dropped against First Nations Chief Allan Adam

Charges to be dropped against First Nations Chief Allan Adam

The Crown will drop charges against First Nations Chief Allan Adam, who is accused of resisting arrest and assaulting a…
Why some CERB recipients are getting smaller payments this month

Why some CERB recipients are getting smaller payments this month

Some Canadians are getting unwelcome surprises this month: smaller Canada emergency response benefit (CERB) payments than they expected. CBC News has heard from…
Canada takes no stance on whether lobster shippers should sign Chinese liability form

Canada takes no stance on whether lobster shippers should sign Chinese liability form

Canadian companies that ship live, frozen and processed lobster to China are on their own when it comes to a…
Eight more weeks of CERB to cost $17.9 billion, budget officer says

Eight more weeks of CERB to cost $17.9 billion, budget officer says

The parliamentary budget officer estimates in a new report that it will cost the federal government $17.9 billion to provide…
U.S. plans to slap tariffs on aluminum imports from Canada, Bloomberg report says

U.S. plans to slap tariffs on aluminum imports from Canada, Bloomberg report says

The United States is planning to re-impose tariffs on aluminum imports from Canada, Bloomberg reported late on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.…
Bank of Canada governor says economic recovery from COVID-19 will be ‘prolonged and bumpy’

Bank of Canada governor says economic recovery from COVID-19 will be ‘prolonged and bumpy’

Canada’s top central banker says there will be long-term economic damage from the COVID-19 pandemic as the country charts a…
Closed borders leading to more dangerous street drugs: OPP

Closed borders leading to more dangerous street drugs: OPP

Provincial police say the closure of the Canada-U.S. border during the COVID-19 pandemic has driven up the price of illicit…
Migrant worker who died on Ontario farm identified as Mexican father of four

Migrant worker who died on Ontario farm identified as Mexican father of four

The latest migrant worker to die from COVID-19 on a southwestern Ontario farm has been identified as a 55-year-old father of four…
Mexico to resume sending farm workers to Canada after COVID-19 safety agreement

Mexico to resume sending farm workers to Canada after COVID-19 safety agreement

Mexico will resume sending temporary farm workers to Canada after the two countries reached an agreement on improved safety protections…
4-day work week with fewer hours, same pay could become a reality in some workplaces post-COVID-19

4-day work week with fewer hours, same pay could become a reality in some workplaces post-COVID-19

It’s only been days since a small Nova Scotia municipality launched a four-day condensed work week pilot project, but according to the chief administrative…
More Canadians are refusing work due to COVID-19 — but it’s tough to get authorities to agree

More Canadians are refusing work due to COVID-19 — but it’s tough to get authorities to agree

As more workplaces open up, Canadians are faced with the challenge of going back to work after being told for…
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