CFIB statement on proposed Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy changes

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is pleased to learn the government is planning important changes to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy. CFIB...

COVID-19: Raise your Northern Voices

Statistics Canada recently released two surveys to assess the impacts of COVID-19 in Canada, developing new approaches and products along the way to better...

Head of RBC says not to expect quick economic recovery as caution will be...

TORONTO — The head of RBC is warning that the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic will likely be slower and more uneven than originally thought. CEO Dave...

Vote on new COVID-19 relief bill awaits deal on how to question ministers

OTTAWA — A bill with new federal support measures for employers hit by COVID-19 is waiting for the parties to agree on how Parliament...

Trudeau promises ‘relaxed’ rules for wage subsidy, more support for student jobs

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal wage-subsidy program for employers hit by COVID-19 will have looser standards than previously announced. Rather than...

North American stock markets start the trading day higher, loonie edges lower

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index rose at the start of trading, helped by gains in the energy and industrial sectors, while U.S. stock...

More help on way for those not eligible for emergency aid programs

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to announce today further measures to financially support entrepreneurs, small businesses and young people who aren't...

Trudeau says details coming soon on help for households to access credit

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is raising anew his government's promise to help hard-hit Canadians more easily access credit. Speaking at his daily press briefing,...

North American stock markets open trading higher, adding to gains Monday

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index posted a triple-digit increase at the start of trading today, adding to gains made Monday. The S&P/TSX composite index...
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Special Report – AM Edition April 7th

Join Colette Linden, Dani Dupuis, and Chris Oldcorn on weekdays at 8AM and 1PM for continuing Special Reports amid the COVID-19 Crisis.  Follow Chris on...

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