Liberals review rollout of social finance fund to combat pandemic fallout
Idea is investors front the money for projects to address social problems, the government rewards those investments if projects work.
Much of Ontario to enter Stage 3 of reopening July 17
10 regions to be held back outside the GTA and Hamilton areas, the Niagara Region, and Windsor-Essex.
Oil sands companies restoring production as demand spurs higher price
Executives are confident the oil price crisis is subsiding but are dismayed by recent setbacks for oil pipelines in the US.
Why fresh US tariffs? Politics, pandemics, Russian aluminum
Aluminum is one of the elemental components of the Canada-US trade relationship.
Lind Equipment testing COVID-killing UV light for COVID fight
Will decontaminate work areas, vehicles and re-usable personal protective equipment.
$300M committed to global COVID-19 fight, PM urged to spend $1.5B
Contribution includes $180 million to address humanitarian issues and $120 million for Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator.
Canada’s LTC deaths double the average of other nations: study
81% of all reported COVID-19 deaths compared to an average of 42% among OECD countries.
Trade confidence plunges, pandemic drives EDC index to an all time low
Almost three-quarters of survey respondents said the pandemic has had a negative impact on their sales.
Canopy Growth faces gross margin pressures, will limit spending: CFO
Pandemic is causing the cannabis company to lose some economies of scale.
Feds relaxing new fuel standards short term, tougher by 2030
Producers will have to do more to green up their gasoline and diesel fuels starting in 2026.
Race for virus vaccine could leave some countries behind
Numerous rich countries have already ordered experimental shots and expect delivery even before vaccines are granted marketing approval.
Scientists criticize Alberta’s monitoring suspension, lack of consultation
Most of it could have been done safely, says Jay White, president of the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists.
Feds to consider non-traditional data as pandemic aid reworked: Morneau
Finance minister is working on changes to federal programs now estimated to cost about $153.7 billion.
Pandemic measures expose work from home inequality: StatCan
About 50% of single women have jobs which allow them to work from home, compared with about one third of single men
Working from home requires protection against cyber attacks
How to start, stop, and continue to ensure strong cyber-resilience is retained.