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Masks will be mandatory at all Walmart stores in Canada

Masks will be mandatory at all Walmart stores in Canada

Attention Walmart shoppers
Canadians urged to stop calling 911 to report U.S. license plates

Canadians urged to stop calling 911 to report U.S. license plates

There's a much better number to call...if you must
Most Canadians support second lockdown if COVID-19 caseloads spike

Most Canadians support second lockdown if COVID-19 caseloads spike

Nearly 80% of British Columbians surveyed said they supported a renewed closure of businesses
New study says Canadians see COVID vaccine as key to return to normal

New study says Canadians see COVID vaccine as key to return to normal

However, a big concern for many Canadians are potential side effects of a new vaccine
Trudeau pledges to transition CERB recipients to EI

Trudeau pledges to transition CERB recipients to EI

The prime minister also unveiled nearly $59 million in support for migrant workers based on Canadian farms
Feds announce $625M for child-care spaces as economy reopens

Feds announce $625M for child-care spaces as economy reopens

It’s not yet known how much of the total $625 million will be given to each province
Half of Canadians expect second wave lockdown: poll

Half of Canadians expect second wave lockdown: poll

A slim majority say they expect the financial fallout to be worse the second time around.
Women’s return to pre-pandemic employment levels ‘won’t be easy,' says a new study

Women’s return to pre-pandemic employment levels ‘won’t be easy,' says a new study

Last month, women’s unemployment stood at 12.7% compared with men’s unemployment rate of 12.1%
Canadians are reluctantly wearing masks as support for mandatory masking climbs

Canadians are reluctantly wearing masks as support for mandatory masking climbs

A new poll found only 55 per cent of Canadians are wearing masks regularly when they leave home
Ottawa extends wage subsidy to December, dumps 30% threshold

Ottawa extends wage subsidy to December, dumps 30% threshold

Feds retool wage subsidy program, offering 'top-up' to some businesses