Tax Deadline This Friday: Experts Warns CERB Recipients Will Likely Owe Money

The T1 individual filing deadline for 2020 is this Friday, April 30, and for many Canadians, this year's filing will be a little different. That’s especially true for those who worked from home...

Canada’s Top Sports Officials Want Athletes Fully Vaccinated Ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Sports officials in Canada are calling for Canadian athletes headed to Japan to compete in the Olympics and Paralympics to get priority access in the vaccination program and receive two doses prior to...

Ontario Launches COVID-19 Worker Protection Plan Including Paid Sick Days Until Late September

Ontario’s finance and labour ministers announced Wednesday the province is introducing a “Worker Protection Benefit” that will allow for qualified workers to receive three paid sick days for full-time and part-time positions.

Prime Minister Trudeau Reassures Canadians AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine is Safe

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has reassured Canadians that the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is safe after the country had the first reported death due to a blood clot that may be linked to the...

Federal Government Says Ontario Should Introduce Paid Sick Leave Program

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the Ontario government should consider working directly with the employers of essential workers to deliver paid sick leave as the province grapples with the third wave of the...

Canada Sending $10 Million to the Indian Red Cross to Support COVID-19 Fight

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will send $10 million through the Canadian Red Cross to the Indian Red Cross to help that country’s stretched health-care system cope with a record-setting number of...

COVID-19 Vaccine Certificates “To Be Expected” As Part of Pandemic Says PM Trudeau

While there is no definitive answer on whether Canada will mandate COVID-19 vaccination certificates, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says they are “naturally to be expected” as part of the pandemic.

Montreal Port Strike Threatens Supply Chains Across Canada

Workers at the port of Montreal began an open-ended strike Monday morning, effectively halting operations at one of the country's busiest ports and threatening the supply chains of thousands of businesses.

Canada to Receive 1.9M COVID-19 Vaccines This Week, including First Johnson & Johnson Doses

The federal government says it expects Canada to receive around 1.9 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines this week, including its very first shipment of single-dose shots from Johnson & Johnson.

Chole Zhao Became the First Asian Woman to Win an Oscar for Best Director

“Nomadland,” the story of van dwellers in America, won the best picture Oscar and two other Academy Awards on a triumphant night for women that also saw a return to Hollywood glamour after...

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Successfully Generates Oxygen on Mars

The Perseverance rover may be parked at an overlook to capture any flights by the Ingenuity helicopter over the next two weeks, but it's not wasting any of its time on Mars.

PM Trudeau Pledges to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 45 Percent By 2030

At an international climate summit convened by U.S. President Joe Biden, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged today that Canada would aggressively curb greenhouse gas emissions over the next decade. Prime...

Canada To Receive 1.9M Vaccine Doses Next Week, Could Administer 3.1M Says PHAC

Canada could be administering 3.1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses a week, but well into what the federal government has coined the ‘ramp-up’ phase of Canada’s vaccine rollout, the number of shots coming into...

Bank of Canada Keeping Benchmark Rates at Record Lows

The Central Bank of Canada kept the benchmark rate steady at a record low of 0.25% on Wednesday, saying a recovery during the pandemic "continues to require extraordinary monetary policy support."

President Biden Announces Plan to Offer Canada Extra COVID-19 Vaccines in the Future

U.S. President Joe Biden says he’s planning to give surplus COVID-19 vaccines to other countries, including Canada, in the future as his country’s vaccination rollout hits another milestone. President Biden...

Rogers Offering Compensation to Customer After Outage, Credit to Be Applied Next Bill

Rogers Communications Inc. is offering customers a credit after a massive nationwide wireless outage left millions without voice calls, texting and data service for several hours on Monday. The company...

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