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Canadian Company Begins Human Testing of COVID-19 Candidate Vaccine as Quebec Makes Masks Mandatory in Indoor Places

Medicago, a biopharmaceutical company in Quebec City, began clinical trials for a plant-derived COVID-19 vaccine on Monday of this week.  The biopharmaceutical company is the first Canadian company to administer...

PM Trudeau Announces Federal Wage Subsidy Program to Be Extended to December As Canada-US Border Remains Closed

During his press conference on Monday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the federal government’s wage subsidy program for businesses will be extended till December. The program which covers 75...

PM Says He “Made a Mistake” in WE Charity Student Grant Contract as the Charity Tries to Set the Record Straight

Earlier on Monday morning during the press conference from Rideau Cottage, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized to Canadians saying he “made a mistake” in not removing himself from cabinet conversations about the student...

Premier Doug Ford Announces Majority of Ontario to Move to Final Stage 3 of Reopening Plan on July 17

During his daily updates from Queen’s Park Toronto, Premier Doug Ford announced on Monday afternoon a majority of Ontario will be moving to Stage 3 of the province’s three-stage reopening and economic recovery...

Canada’s new NAFTA with the United States and Mexico

On July 1, 2020, the new trade agreement between Canada, the United States and Mexico came into effect. This agreement, called the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA), is an updated replacement for the North...

Ontario extends Emergency Orders Until July 22

Aligning with the newly proposed bill at Queen’s Park that would allow the provincial government to maintain certain COVID-19 pandemic-related legislations, Premier Doug Ford announced Ontario will extend all of its emergency orders...

WHO Says Emerging Evidence Suggests COVID-19 May Be Airborne, Sparking International Debate

Earlier this week on Tuesday afternoon, the World Health Organization acknowledges the emerging evidence of the airborne spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), following pressures from a group of scientists urging the global...

PM Trudeau Says Canada Handled COVID-19 Outbreak Better Than The US

During his news conference in the nation’s capital, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a rare public comment saying Canada has handled the coronavirus outbreak better than its allies, which included the United States. 

Ottawa Posts $343 Billion Deficit, Government Spending Hit Levels Higher Than Second World War

This afternoon, Finance Minister Bill Morneau provided a fiscal snapshot and short-term economic analysis of what the federal government has spent amid the global COVID-19 pandemic.  According to the fiscal...

Ontario to Introduce Bill Extending Some Pandemic Measures Over the Next Year as Province Records Dip in New COVID-19 Cases

As of Tuesday morning, Ontario health officials are reporting 112 new cases of COVID-19 which is a significant decrease when compared to the 154 new cases that were reported on Monday. 

Poll Finds Canadians Are Less Likely Than Most to Wear Masks When Out in Public

A poll conducted by a British polling firm, YouGov, found a surprising insight that Canadians are more likely than Americans to praise their government’s handling of COVID-19 and keep their hands to themselves...

Leamington, Kingsville Cleared for Stage 2 Reopening as Premier Doug Ford Proposes Made in Ontario Plan for Growth, Renewal and Economic Recovery

In his daily briefing from Queen’s Park, Toronto, Premier Doug Ford announced several updates including Leamington and Kingsville’s approval to move to Stage 2 of Ontario’s COVID-19 Reopening and Recovery plan. 

Ontario Looking at Entering Stage 3 of Reopening as Province Reports 302 New COVID-19 Cases in the Past 2 Days

With the latest reports of COVID-19 infections remaining low in most public health units, there is a chance that some regions of Ontario could soon be moving to Stage 3 of the province’s...

Premier Doug Ford Urging Federal Government to “Cut Us a Cheque” to Rescue Struggling Cities

On Thursday afternoon, Ontario’s Premier Doug Ford announced that his government will be giving cities another $150 million to help increase shelter capacity however says any major rescue packages will need funding from...

Masks Will Be Mandatory for Millions in Toronto and Peel Region

When it comes to getting ready to go outside, aside from the hats we pick up or the sunscreen we put on our skin, wearing a mask or face covering has simply been...

A Look into Vietnamese Restaurants in Ontario During COVID-19

In the near future, your neighbourhood's favourite Vietnamese restaurants may look different, with two-meter markers on the floor and hand sanitizer prominent on the table next to the condiment set. The dining room...

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