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Plans For School Returning In September Detailed By The Ontario Government

Today at Queen’s Park, the Ontario government released three plans for how schools will operate in September amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Ontario’s publicly funded schools have been closed since March break, as struggles to contain the...

Justin Trudeau Promises Green Jobs for Youths and Continues to Encourage Wage Subsidy Program

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s daily address to the country generally takes place outside of Rideau Cottage in Ottawa, but today he spoke to the media outside of a cafe in Chelsea, Quebec. Outside of this cafe,...

Evictions for Restaurants and Small Businesses During the COVID-19 Pandemic Have Been Banned in Ontario

Announced by the Ontario government on the night of June 17, the Protecting Small Business Act was officially passed. This comes after months of Premier Doug Ford publicly asking and, to an extent, threatening building owners...

Mobile Contact Tracing App Coming to Ontario in Preparation for Second Wave of COVID-19

Announced today, the federal government is launching a voluntary mobile contact tracing app in Ontario for a testing period. The government made free app will notify users when they’ve been in the same vicinity of someone...

Ontario’s State of Emergency Order Extended to June 30, Border Concerns Addressed by Premier Ford

Premier Doug Ford and the Ontario government announced that the emergency orders set to expire on June 19 have been extended to June 30. Despite the province reporting only 190 new cases of COVID-19, the fourth...

Finance Minister to Present Canada’s Economic Snapshot on July 8, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that an update regarding the country’s financial state during the COVID-19 pandemic will be announced on July 8. An official date for the update will be announced by Finance Minister...

Face Coverings Not to Be Made Mandatory in Ontario but is Highly Recommended by Premier Doug Ford

Despite COVID-19 cases lowering and businesses beginning to reopen to the public, the Ontario government has said that face coverings and masks will not be made mandatory during this time. Recommendations by the health officials...

CERB to be extended for 2 more months; Canada-US border closure extended to July 21

In today’s national address, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the extension of the Canada - U.S. border and the extension of the CERB benefit. Here is a breakdown for each of the extensions. U.S. border closure Trudeau...

Most of Ontario to Allow Restaurants and Hair Salons to Reopen, Toronto is Still Excluded

The Ontario government has announced that beginning this Friday, almost all of the province’s regions can begin their move to stage two of the reopening process, which means the return of restaurants, hair salons, and...

A CERB Extension is in The Works According to Trudeau

During today’s national address, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the federal government is currently looking to extend the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) payments. Whether or not the payment is extended, the government has said...

Ontario Allowing the Expansion Of Social Bubbles to a Total of 10 People

With COVID-19 cases continuing to decline to record numbers, The Ontario government has announced that the social bubbles of individuals can now expand to a total of 10 people. The social bubble includes an individual’s friends...

Blood Donations, Airline Temperature Checks, and The RCMP Concerns Among Issues Addressed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made several announcements and statements regarding airline rules, blood donations, and the RCMP. Here is a breakdown of what was said. Blood donation ban to be changed soon With the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Amazon, Apple Most Valuable Brands but China’s Rising Says Kantar Survey

Amazon (AMZN.O) and Apple (AAPL.O) are the world’s most valuable brands but Chinese brands are rising up the leaders list and are more valuable...

Canadians Likely Eager to Spend Billions Saved After A Year of Pandemic Savings

Canadians have saved a record amount of money during the pandemic, resulting from the combined impact of reduced spending and collecting more money from...

Alberta Adds Calgary Stampede Prizes to COVID-19 Vaccination Lottery

Adults in Alberta who receive their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by Friday will now be eligible to win prizes from the Calgary...

Ontarians Encouraged to See mRNA Shots as Interchangeable

Officials and experts emphasized the interchangeability of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech mRNA vaccines on Monday as many more Ontarians became eligible to book...

Canada Extends Ban on Flights from India to July 21

Canada has extended its ban on incoming passenger flights from India by another 30 days, Minister of Transport Omar Alghabra announced Monday. However, the feds...

Some International Travel Restrictions Easing for Fully Vaccinated People with Proof

Fully vaccinated Canadians and permanent residents will be able to enter Canada without undergoing quarantine starting the night of July 5, the federal government...

How Well Do You Know Canada?

Did you know that the name Canada came from the Iroquoian word “kanata,” which means village? While the country is widely known for its...

Biden, Harris Urge Vaccinations as United States Looks Likely to Miss July 4 Target

United States President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday urged Americans to get COVID-19 shots, as the country looks likely to...

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