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Military reports “Horrific” conditions, elder abuse in long-term care home

During the daily provincial address, Premier Doug Ford addressed the public reports made by the Canadian Armed Forces whistleblower regarding the observations made at five long-term care homes located in Ontario.

Ontario Premier Doug Ford urges people who went to Trinity Bellwoods Park over the weekend to get tested for COVID-19

During his daily provincial address today, May 25, Premier Doug Ford urged that those who went to the large gathering at Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto get tested for COVID-19 immediately.

Ottawa talking to provinces to push for 10 days sick leaves for workers: PM Trudeau

In today's national address, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says that as Canada enters the “recovery phase” of the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government is pushing provinces to approve 10-day paid sick leaves for...

TSX futures fall on tumbling oil prices amid U.S.-China trade tensions

(Reuters) - Canada's main stock index futures fell on Friday as oil prices came under pressure from rising tensions between the United States and China, after the largest Asian economy moved to impose...

Ford government announces online support for workers laid off and more

During today’s provincial address, Premier Doug Ford and the Ontario government announced that they are launching an online portal to help individuals working in industries heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic find work.

$75 million pandemic funding for Indigenous people living off-reserve announced

During his daily national address, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the federal government would be providing $75 million to organizations that provide “critical needs” for Indigenous people that live in urban centres...

TSX gains as higher oil prices boost energy stocks

(Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday, lifted by energy stocks as oil prices gained on signs of improving demand due to countries easing lockdown restrictions worldwide and a fall in...

Canada recommends masks, says emergency loans have no cap but many limits

OTTAWA (Reuters) - There will be no cap on the size of Canada's emergency loans to large companies harmed by the coronavirus pandemic but there will be multiple restrictions, the government said on...

Bank of Canada says downward pressure on inflation likely once shutdown ends

OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Bank of Canada thinks there is likely to be downward pressure on inflation once coronavirus-related shutdowns are lifted, a senior official said on Wednesday, a sign the Bank is...

Canadian dollar climbs as investors bet on economic recovery

TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar strengthened against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday as hopes for a global economic recovery boosted equity markets and investors shrugged off domestic data showing deflationary pressures.

Stage One of Ontario’s businesses reopening begins today as coronavirus restrictions loosen

Tuesday some of Ontario’s businesses will be allowed to reopen their doors after a two-month closure due to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Announced by the Ford government last...

Loonie climbs to three-week high on rising hopes of economic recovery

TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian dollar strengthened to its highest in nearly three weeks against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday as oil prices rose and investors grew more hopeful that the global economy...

Canada, U.S. to extend travel ban; Trump muses about cattle block

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada and the United States have agreed to extend a ban on non-essential cross-border travel by another 30 days to help the fight against the coronavirus, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...

Retailers cautiously return as Ontario begins reopening

TORONTO (Reuters) - Select retailers and auto dealerships in Ontario opened their doors to a slow trickle of customers on Tuesday after two months of lockdown aimed at preventing the spread of the...

Trudeau cites uncertainty around pandemic as reason for budget delay

Reported by: The Canadian Press OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau isn’t saying when his government will provide a budget or fiscal update, citing economic uncertainty around COVID-19.

Oil falls amid concerns about new viral outbreaks, rise in inventories

TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices fell in early Asian trading on Wednesday after industry data showed a rise in U.S. crude inventories and concerns mount about a possible second wave of the coronavirus...

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