Second COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna almost 95% effective
But Canada is still months away from being able to distribute a vaccine as cases surpass 300,000.
Government contracts for US companies only: Biden
Buy American plan includes a specialized office within the White House to enforce and oversee measures.
Alberta facing ‘exponential growth’ of COVID-19 cases: top doctor
860 new cases on top of more than 2,000 cases announced over the weekend.
BioNTech scientist: Vaccine could halve virus transmission
Sahin says a high vaccination rate is “absolutely essential”before next autumn to ensure a return to normal life next winter.
What the end of the Trump era could mean for Canadian Conservatives
Challenge will be how to appeal to Trump-friendly supporters within their base, and those who abhor the ex-president.
China congratulates Biden, but few US policy changes seen
Widespread frustration with Beijing’s trade and human rights record and accusations of spying and technology theft.
Pandemic spending leaves Quebec with $15B deficit for fiscal 2020-2021
Economic update predicts $30 billion in deficit spending over three years to manage the effects of the pandemic.
USMCA makes working class Americans integral to future US trade policy
Biden will be focused on ensuring domestic investments, procurement efforts and tax policy generate benefits for those left behind by the global economy.
PM prods premiers to impose more stringent COVID-19 measures
Offers federal backing and not be deterred by the economic costs of shutting down businesses.
Biden moves forward without help from Trump’s intel team
The US president has not authorized the president-elect to lay eyes on the daily intelligence brief.
Senators set to question Freeland on rent relief, business aid bill
C-9 would extend the federal wage subsidy until next summer, cancelling a previously planned reduction.
Canada’s ‘caretaker convention’ a plan to contain an unbridled POTUS
Principle of restraint has been tempering Canada’s outgoing governments for nearly 150 years.
Trudeau expects trade deal with UK can be done before 2021
Says a deal should be relatively straightforward to manage even as the UK lurches toward its official exit from the EU.
Extra income for hard hit workers may not last post-pandemic: PM
Government is watching to see how things play out before deciding on its next move.
Trump likely ‘taking names’ on Biden congrats after Trudeau outreach
No ruling out that Trump could find a way to retaliate against Canada in his remaining time in the Oval Office.