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Federal Sickness Benefit Falls Short of Paid Sick Leave Protections, Says Advocates

The federal sick leave program that was created to make sure people wouldn't face financial hardship if they have to miss work due to COVID-19 is facing criticism for not protecting enough people...

Ontario Pauses Enforcement of Residential Evictions as Stay-At-Home Order Takes Effect

The Ontario government has issued a pause on the enforcement of residential evictions after the province’s stay-at-home order took effect Thursday. In a press release, government officials said the Landlord...

Canada Expected to Receive 1 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Each Week Starting in April

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, the military commander leading Canada's COVID-19 vaccine logistics, said today that manufacturers are expected to deliver up to one million doses a week starting in April. Canada...

Federal Government Lists COVID-19 Testing Services Abroad After New Rule Strands Many Travellers

Transport Canada will provide more details this week on where travellers can get COVID-19 tests abroad - and what if they are caught using the paper fake - after a new testing rule...

Canada’s Housing Market Headed for A Soft Landing by 2022 says RBC

A new report by RBC Economics shows that Canada's housing market is likely to cool down by the end of the year after what may potentially be a record-breaking 2021.

The “Stay-At-Home” Order Has Just Gone into Effect, Here is What You Can and Can’t Do

On Tuesday, the province announced that Ontario declared a state of emergency for the second time, and issued a “stay-at-home” order to residents across the province because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ontario Declares Second State-of-Emergency, Issuing Stay-at-Home Order Amid COVID-19 Crisis

On Tuesday afternoon, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced that the province will be entering a second state of emergency effective immediately and expected to remain in place for at least 28 days.

Health Canada Recalled Thousands of Candles for Burning the Wrong Way

Candles are meant to burn, but Health Canada has recalled several Revive-brand candles for doing it the wrong way. The recall affects certain Revive scented three-wick soy candles, which come...

Toronto Home Sales Spike 64.5 Percent as Condo Activity Picks Up

Canada's largest home market heated up in the final month of 2020 as Toronto's condo market showed fresh signs of life with sales of all types of properties skyrocketing. Greater...

Vancouver Home Sales Surges 53.4% Setting New Record for December

The real estate market in Vancouver ended 2020 with a spike, as the wave of home buying in December helped the market recover from a weak 2019, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vacationers Will Not Be able to Claim Sickness Benefit to Quarantine says PM

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is making changes to the $1,000 sickness benefit, closing a loophole to make sure anyone who travels for non-essential reasons will not be able to...

Health Canada Waiting on More Data Before Making Decision on AstraZeneca Vaccine

Health Canada says it still needs more information before it can make a decision on the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine — news that came after the United Kingdom became the first country to authorize...

Next Year’s Increase in CPP Premiums Will Affect Some Workers More Severely Due to Pandemic

On January 1, Canada Pension Fund (CPP) contributions will rise again - more than what was originally planned. This is largely due to the impact of the epidemic on the labour market as...

Ontario Identifies First Two Cases of Variant COVID-19 Found in UK

Ontario announced on Saturday that the first two cases were confirmed in the province of the COVID-19 variant, which was first identified in the UK. Ontario was the first province...

Canada Set to Prohibit Inbound Flights from the U.K

The federal government is restricting travel from the United Kingdom for 72 hours to keep a new contagious strain of the virus that causes COVID-19 out of Canada. After an...

Province-Wide Lockdown Announced as Health Officials Warn of “Precarious” Ability to Control COVID-19 Cases

With the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths increasing and evidence of public weariness with health restrictions growing, Premier Doug Ford announced stricter measures for the entire province starting December 26.

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