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Federal wage subsidy hiked to 75%

The federal wage subsidy for small and medium-sized businesses hit by the new coronavirus pandemic is jumping up to 75 per cent, the...

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Locking Service Canada doors unacceptable

With more than a million EI claims filed as a result of the COVID 19 crisis the system is overwhelmed, fair enough, we...

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Ottawa shuts Service Canada centres after employees refuse to work

From the Globe and Mail The federal government is shutting the doors to all of its 317 Service Canada Centres – where people...

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COVID-19 likely to force long delays in major GTA transit projects, experts warn.

By Ben Spurr Transportation Reporter Toronto Star The COVID-19 crisis could force significant delays to major Toronto-area transit projects, experts warn, a development...

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Look for more Federal bailout dollars

As welcome as Ottawa’s bailout package, which finally passed parliament, might be– the consensus is that much more government support will be needed....

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Here is the list of essential business that will be allowed to remain open during the shutdown

Effective Midnight Monday, business in Ontario are shut down with the exception of those business deemed essential. Following is a list of essential...

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Steve Paikin Praises Doug Ford’s performance during crisis

The following is excerpted from an editorial written by TVO’s Steve Paikin last week. Quick now: Which politician has impressed or surprised you...

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Meet the federal COVID 19 Leadership team

In addition to the daily briefings given by Prime Minister Trudeau from Rideau college there is a daily COVID 19 briefing by the...

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The discombobulation of journalism

Donald Trump has single-handedly changed journalism. It’s not that the news business was any paragon of balanced coverage before Trump, but at least...

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Burlington Mayor Meed Ward Declares State of Emergency for City Amid COVID-19

Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward has declared a state of emergency for Burlington. In a statement the Mayor said, “By declaring a State...