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News Manufacturing Economy General
October 7, 2020  

Getting house in order top priority for Canadian businesses: BDC

Indebted businesses more ‘fragile’ than during 1st wave, Business Development Bank of Canada economist warns.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 6, 2020  

EU says that no deal Brexit becoming ever more likely

Negotiators have less than four weeks to broker a deal that must go through a lengthy approval process.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 6, 2020  

US, Australia, India, Japan to discuss China’s growing power

First in-person talks among the foreign ministers since the coronavirus pandemic began.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 5, 2020  

Business economists see coronavirus as biggest risk: US survey

The panel expects 2020 GDP to decline 4.3%, first full-year contraction since a 2.5% fall in 2009 as recession ended.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 1, 2020  

EU takes legal action against UK over planned Brexit bill

Calls it a breach of the obligation of good faith laid down in the “Withdrawal Agreement.”

News Government Economy General
September 30, 2020  

O’Toole lambastes Liberals over handling of pandemic

Called the government’s slow and at times completely wrong approach, left too many people behind.

News Government Economy General
September 30, 2020  

New Ontario COVID-19 modelling as Quebec braces for new restrictions

Projections predict daily new case counts in Ontario could reach 1,000 while Legault clams down on gatherings.

News Manufacturing Economy General
September 30, 2020  

Economic rebound slows, economy grew 3% in July: Statistics Canada

Manufacturing grew 5.9% in July, following a 15.1% expansion in June as more operations ramped up production.

News Government Economy General
September 29, 2020  

Trump vs. Biden: debate showdown a battle for America’s soul

Topics include the pandemic, the economy, the Supreme Court, social justice issues and the integrity of the voting process.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 29, 2020  

Worldwide death toll from coronavirus eclipses 1M nine months in

Figure is almost certainly a vast undercount because of inadequate or inconsistent testing and reporting and suspected concealment.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 29, 2020  

Hiring marginalized workers could jump start economy: Deloitte

More workers needed to get the economy chugging fast enough to pay for climate change initiatives and government investments.

News Manufacturing Economy General
September 29, 2020  

Survey of employers projects more salary freezes ahead

Average increase about 1.6% including freezes reported by 13% of firms; down from a 2.4%in 2019.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 28, 2020  

Quebec alert levels rise, Ontario declares second COVID-19 wave

Ford announces 700 new cases reported – the highest daily increase since the start of the health crisis.

News Energy Oil & Gas Economy General
September 28, 2020  

Ottawa pitches in $320M to help NL offshore oil sector

The province is creating an oil and gas sector recovery task force.

News Manufacturing Economy General
September 25, 2020  

COVID-19 accelerating automation bigger risk for women: StatCan

44% of women likely to face a moderate to high risk, compared with nearly 35% for men.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 24, 2020  

Economic freedom on the wane worldwide

Policy response to COVID-19 has put more of the economy into government hands, threatening economic freedom globally.

News Economy General
September 24, 2020  

Small business 12-month outlook holds at 59.2 on CFIB index

Three-month Business Barometer outlook considerably more pessimistic at 39.7 over the year-long outlook.

News Government Economy General Sustainability
September 23, 2020  

Liberals plan fund to spur green technology, jobs

Plans to spend on building retrofits, clean energy and production of electric vehicle.

News Economy General
September 23, 2020  

Rekindle efforts with Canada, allies on Pacific Rim plan: Congressman

Says the renegotiated NAFTA offers a model for resurrecting the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

News Manufacturing Economy General
September 22, 2020  

Small business faces unsustainable slow recovery if sales crawl

CFIB says with current slow recovery, businesses will take a year and five months to return to normal sales.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General Sustainability
September 22, 2020  

Canada’s economic revival requires a broad strategy

A narrow focus on the green/clean sector won’t get the job done.

News Government Economy General
September 22, 2020  

Senators pressure on Liberals to enshrine Senate reforms into law

Independents hoping for a promise in the upcoming Speech from the Throne.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 18, 2020  

Singh blasts Trudeau, O’Toole for helping big business during pandemic

…but not aiming for an election, wants the Liberals focus more on working people than on bigger corporate interests.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 18, 2020  

Partial closure of Canada US border extended to Oct. 21

Continued restriction to trade goods, essential workers and citizens returning home.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 16, 2020  

Details released on $19B anti-COVID-19 spending as cabinet retreat wraps

Funding will help increase testing and contact tracing, support the health care system, ensure PPE supply.

News Manufacturing Metals Economy General
September 16, 2020  

US abruptly lifts tariff aimed at Canadian alumunium

…but they’re still on the table, as are threatened Canadian countermeasures.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 15, 2020  

China warns US over US-Taiwan economic talks

…to avoid serious damage to China-US relations and ‘peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait.’

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 15, 2020  

COVID-19 controls tightened as cases rise, possible second wave looms

Epidemiologist says Canadians should brace for more restrictions and shutdowns if virus cases continue to rise.

News Government Economy General
September 15, 2020  

Manitoba job program will be extended another two months: Pallister

Back To Work program offers money to businesses that hire new staff or rehire people who have been laid off during the pandemic.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 11, 2020  

Trump revels in packed Michigan crowd amid book fallout

Pushback from local officials worried about the growing size of his rallies and flouting of public health COVID guidelines.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 10, 2020  

Biden visits manufacturing heartland to curry favour with blue collar voters

Here we go again Canada, Democrats use protectionist rhetoric to appeal to working-class voters who helped send Trump to Washington.

News Manufacturing Economy General Production
September 10, 2020  

Transcontinental benefits from short-term wage subsidy

Most of its revenue decline was in printing, which services newspaper and flyer producers.