News Government Manufacturing General
April 7, 2020  

Emergency relief program changes coming to expand eligibility: Trudeau

Design of the $24-billion benefit program leaves out people whose hours have been slashed, but not eliminated entirely.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 2, 2020  

Likely not enough protective gear in national emergency stockpile: Hajdu

Successive governments in Ottawa have not spent enough money preparing for public-health crises.

News General
March 26, 2020  

Federal bill with $100 B in COVID-19 aid now law

Canada Emergency Response Benefit will offer $2,000 a month in direct support through the Canada Revenue Agency.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 11, 2018  

Canada sees info ‘gaps’ about dangerous goods moving through North

Study to improve readiness when it comes to movement of goods from explosives and flammable liquids to infectious substances.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 13, 2018  

Ottawa’s $102B rainy day fund kept for the improbable, like cyber attacks

Highly liquid assets will keep the government running for at least a month in the event of a severe crisis.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
May 5, 2016  

Alberta declares state of emergency as fires threaten Fort McMurray

Wildfires torch 1,600 houses and buildings as 80,000 residents flee, some north to oil camps.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
March 22, 2016  

Toyota says it will offer automatic braking by 2017

US voluntary deal with 20 car companies to make it standard offers 20-year time line.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 9, 2016  

Be prepared for next financial crisis, warns C.D. Howe

Bank of Canada should establish new permanent liquidity pools to be instantly available.

News Manufacturing Economy General
September 1, 2015  

Most Canadians short of emergency funds

BMO study shows 56% have less than $10,000 set aside.