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News Government Economy General
October 19, 2020  

Companies have modest hiring plans, expect low wage growth: BoC

Central bank’s business outlook survey finds that wage growth is widely expected to slow over the next year.

News Aerospace Government General
October 19, 2020  

Regional airlines reject prospect of government stake in carriers

Canada is the only G7 country to hold off on pledging major financial aid for an industry devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

News Government Economy General
October 19, 2020  

Manitoba’s COVID numbers decline, bars and restaurants face restrictions

Health officials report 80 new cases and deaths of two residents at a Winnipeg personal care home.

News Government General
October 19, 2020  

Liberals, WE Charity release details on fees with potential confidence vote looming

The Conservatives are pushing an “anticorruption” committee to probe COVID-19 spending

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 19, 2020  

Recovery to be difficult for small businesses that survive COVID

CFIB shows only 26% of small businesses are reporting normal sales volumes, leaving the remainder at risk of insolvency.

News Government General Technology
October 15, 2020  

$7M FedDev investment drives world-class test environment in Ottawa

Project includes a new, fully equipped mobile command centre that brings a secure network to any location without connectivity.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 15, 2020  

Supreme Court nominee deflects senators’ questions on climate change

Barrett framed acknowledgment of manmade climate change as a matter of policy, not science.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 15, 2020  

Better data needed to address inequalities exposed by COVID-19: Njoo

Having more granular data makes it possible to adopt more targeted approaches in different areas of the country.

News Government General
October 14, 2020  

Manitoba chief says increasing COVID-19 cases on reserves concerning

First Nations population was largely spared of infections earlier this year during the first wave of the virus.

News Government General
October 14, 2020  

New law needed to allow safe byelections: Green Leader

Chief electoral officer wants a law giving Elections Canada discretion to decide how to administer elections.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 14, 2020  

UK urged to conclude trade deal with EU to limit Brexit cost

OECD said the British economy will likely end this year 10.1% smaller than when it started.

News Government General
October 14, 2020  

Trump makes water demand of farms priority for new office

Environmental groups say corporate farming would leave habitats and wildlife without enough water to survive.

News Government General
October 14, 2020  

Most Canadians want government services available online post COVID-19

The pandemic has emphasized the need for digital IDs, but continue to cite security as a key adoption concern.

News Government General
October 14, 2020  

Watchdog to monitor how CRA handles COVID stressed taxpayers

Agency shifts back to tax-collection mode after months of focusing on doling out emergency aid.

News Government General
October 14, 2020  

World Bank approves $12B to finance virus vaccines, care

Part of a package of up to $160 billion to help developing countries fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 14, 2020  

EU can put tariffs on $4B of US goods over Boeing support: WTO

One of the largest penalties handed down by the global trade organization, considering which products to target.

News Government General
October 14, 2020  

Alberta changing COVID-19 testing as cases continue to rise

All tests at assessment centres will be by appointment only, no more drop ins.

News Government General
October 14, 2020  

PM blasts Tories for push to keep WE probe alive

Sidestepped questions about having one special committee continue the investigation into the charity.

Insight Energy Government Manufacturing Economy General Sustainability
October 13, 2020  

Trudeau delivers another blow to energy, mining sectors

Plan requiring projects to describe how they will achieve net-zero emissions may not even be feasible.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 13, 2020  

China denies Canadians ‘arbitrarily’ detained over Meng case

Continues to insist they’re suspected of engaging in activities that endanger China’s national security.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 13, 2020  

Chinese pandemic ‘excuse’ barring access to two Michaels dismissed

Tory MP said a direct in-person visit should have taken place a long time ago with appropriate social distancing.

News Government Manufacturing General Technology
October 13, 2020  

Microsoft attempts takedown of global criminal botnet

Uses an infrastructure known as Trickbot to infect computers with malware.

News Government General
October 13, 2020  

UN warns against pursuing herd immunity to stop coronavirus

Too little known about immunity to COVID-19 to know if herd immunity is even achievable.

News Government General
October 13, 2020  

Trump intensifies focus on Harris in final weeks of campaign

Biden is leading most national and battleground state polls three weeks before the election.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 13, 2020  

Conference centres, airports, stadiums rush for anti-pandemic status

Accreditation shows training has taken place and there’s a proven system of cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention.

News Government General
October 13, 2020  

Conservatives want anti-corruption committee to probe WE controversy

Also to press the House ethics and finance committees to resume looking at the matter.

News Government General
October 8, 2020  

COVID-stricken Trump vows not to participate in virtual debate with Biden

Democrat candidate still game to debate as the race remains defined by the virus and Trump’s attempts to underplay it.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General Production
October 8, 2020  

Feds, Ontario ante up millions to produce EVs at Ford’s Oakville plant

Part of a three-year agreement worth nearly $2 billion between the automaker and Unifor announced in September.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 8, 2020  

Pence, Harris spar over COVID-19 in vice-presidential debate

Candidates and moderator were separated by plexiglass shields, seated more than 12 feet apart and facing a crowd of masked audience members.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 8, 2020  

Why trade restrictions must be eliminated during COVID-19’s second wave

Nearly 100 countries enacted temporary restrictions or bans on the export of medical products.

News Energy Government General
October 8, 2020  

Alberta wants to clear the way for ‘untapped’ geothermal energy

Legislation would set the stage for further development of geothermal energy, which comes from heat beneath the earth.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 8, 2020  

Trudeau’s infrastructure announcement raises red flags

Every dollar spent on white elephant vanity projects reduces the money that could be spent on schools, hospitals.