Unilateral ban on single use plastics ignores spirit of USMCA: experts
US trade lawyer says agreement reflects need to consult with partners before before imposing new restrictions.
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.
Microsoft attempts takedown of global criminal botnet
Uses an infrastructure known as Trickbot to infect computers with malware.
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.
Trump intensifies focus on Harris in final weeks of campaign
Biden is leading most national and battleground state polls three weeks before the election.
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.
Conservatives want anti-corruption committee to probe WE controversy
Also to press the House ethics and finance committees to resume looking at the matter.
Report says pandemic intensified economic disparities
BDO affordability index shows nearly two in five say their personal finances deteriorated during the first wave.
Five things to know about Ford’s EV investment in Oakville
More than $500 million in funding coming from Ontario and federal governments.
[UPDATED] Feds, Ontario ante up $590M for EVs at Ford’s Oakville plant
Funding is part of a three-year agreement worth nearly $2 billion.
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.
Lobster catch dropped in NS bay in years prior to launch of Mi’kmaq fishery
Catch in the bay fell from 1,691 tonnes to 915 tonnes over the three-year period, a decrease of 46%.
Uncertain future of refinery raises spectre of propane shortages in NL
Irving Oil has abandoned its planned purchase of the plant from its New York owners.
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.
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.