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Ontario Records Highest New COVID-19 Cases Since June, Majority in People Under Age 39

As many regions in Ontario have started entering Stage 3 of the province’s reopening and economic recovery plan, the latest COVID-19 updates have reported the highest level of new COVID-19 cases since June. 

Toronto, Peel, and Windsor-Essex Stays in Stage 2 As Remaining Regions Approved for Stage 3 Reopening

In the latest updates from the Premier Doug Ford and the Ontario Government, Toronto, Peel Region (which includes Brampton, Mississauga, and Caledon), and the Windsor-Essex regions are to stay in Stage 2 of...

Canada Immigration announces changes to help international students begin their studies in the fall

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced on Tuesday that they would be making another temporary policy change to help international students wishing to study at Canadian designated learning institutions (DLIs). There has...

Federal Government Announces Funding of $19 Billion for Safe Restart of Economies in the Provinces and Territories

On Thursday afternoon, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the federal government, provincial and territorial governments have reached a deal if $19 billion in funding to help reopen economies across Canada amid the...

As Ontario moves to Stage 3, Pressure Grows for Full-Time School Plans amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Earlier this week, Premier Doug Ford announced that a majority of regions in Ontario would be heading into Stage 3 of the province’s reopening and recovery plan with numerous restrictions being loosened in...

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...

ROM to Reopen on July 11 and What to Expect

After months of closure due to COVID-19, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) will open its doors to welcome visitors in a safe and pleasant environment. Some special exhibitions and additional spaces will open...

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. 

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