Will be down about $100 million across lumber operations compared with 2019.
Canadian plants are to resume production April 14, closures depending on government stay-in-place orders.
Extension is in response to the “continued steep decline” in market demand.
Claims the real people want to get back to work ASAP, critics say he’s presenting the nation with a false choice.
Reminds workplaces still operating to promote proper hygiene and social distancing.
Maple Leaf, Cargill and Mondelez are among the food processors taking measures to prop up employees
Canada Emergency Response Benefit will offer $2,000 a month in direct support through the Canada Revenue Agency.
One Mexico facility and four in the US, not Oakville, Ont. plant.
$3 per hour, retroactive to March 16; bonus also applies to salaried employees in the factories who cannot work from home.
A significant player in the 13-month effort to negotiate a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Measures aim to blunt the economic impact of the coronavirus.
Recent research from peer-reviewed academic journals and scientific agencies tracks progress and developments.
Meeting comes amid criticism the world’s wealthiest countries are not doing enough to combat the virus or its economic impact globally.
Plants in Toronto and Winnipeg will begin production next week and distribute the donated garments.
Spending boost includes a $1-billion COVID-19 contingency fund for hospitals, and more personal protective equipment for front-line workers.