Canada to contribute $300M to global fight against coronavirus, Trudeau says

By Mike Blanchfield The Canadian Press Posted June 27, 2020 7:07 am     Updated June 27, 2020 10:53 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase … Read More

Coronavirus: Feds urged to spend $1.5B more to battle COVID-19 around the world

Canada is expected to send hundreds of millions of dollars in new funding towards an international effort to develop and fairly distribute an eventual COVID-19 vaccine when Prime Minister Justin … Read More

Coronavirus: CERB to be extended by 8 weeks, Trudeau says

Posted June 16, 2020 11:17 am Updated June 16, 2020 11:22 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The federal government will … Read More

Coronavirus: Some businesses begin to slowly reopen after long weekend

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 19, 2020 6:09 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Businesses in some provinces begin … Read More

Feds expected to unveil emergency COVID-19 aid for agri food sector

The Trudeau government is expected to announce today significant, targeted financial support for farmers hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement will come just as some farmers are making … Read More

Businesses can begin applying for emergency COVID-19 wage subsidy program today

Some key developments are coming this week in the country’s relentless struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic. They begin today with businesses being allowed to apply for the federal government’s $73 … Read More

Coronavirus: Almost 10K businesses apply for wage subsidy as applications open

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 27, 2020 6:08 am Updated April 27, 2020 11:36 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size … Read More

Coronavirus: Trudeau taking cautious approach to economic recovery plans

COVID-19 claimed another 115 lives in Canada Saturday as the number of confirmed and presumptive cases across the country rose by nearly a thousand to 45,354. Despite the ongoing coronavirus … Read More

Trudeau announces $62.5 million for seafood, fish processors during coronavirus pandemic

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced $62.5 million to support seafood and fish processors who may be struggling during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Speaking from Rideau Cottage on Saturday, he told … Read More

Coronavirus: If Trudeau became too sick to work, here’s what would happen next

“The minute that the prime minister is no longer the prime minister, the governor general’s first duty in any circumstance is to find another prime minister,” he said.

“And that has to be a full-on prime minister.”

That was why Abbott and Bowell were appointed. The former was seen as the least divisive of several choices. The latter was the most senior minister according to order of precedence. In neither case did the Conservatives have a chance to run a leadership race.

Coronavirus: Canada looking into disinfecting, reusing masks amid shortages, Tam says

As the global demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) continues to grow amid the novel coroanvirus outbreak, Canada’s chief public health officer says the country is looking into whether or … Read More

Canada to recruit volunteers, offer jobs to reservists amid COVID-19: Trudeau

Canada has put a call out for volunteers to support frontline healthcare workers and is offering full-time jobs to Canadian Forces reservists, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced during an update … Read More

Canada to provide more funding for seniors, vulnerable amid coronavirus pandemic: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced increased funding for seniors, youth and other vulnerable groups that have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking from the Rideau Cottage in Ottawa on … Read More

Trudeau to offer update on Canada’s response to coronavirus pandemic

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to offer an update on Sunday on his government’s response to the novel coronavirus pandemic. According to his official itinerary, Trudeau is scheduled to … Read More

Trudeau encouraged by B.C. coronavirus data, but warns ‘we’re not out of the woods yet’

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday he was encouraged by data out of British Columbia showing the novel coronavirus pandemic may be starting to level off in that province, but … Read More

Those with COVID-19 symptoms will be barred from domestic flights, intercity trains: Trudeau

Anyone showing symptoms of the novel coronavirus will now be banned from boarding domestic flights and intercity passenger trains, the prime minister announced at a press conference Saturday. Speaking from … Read More

Coronavirus: Canada to ban sick travellers from domestic flights, intercity trains

Anyone showing symptoms of the novel coronavirus will now be banned from boarding domestic flights and intercity passenger trains, the prime minister announced at a press conference Saturday. Speaking from … Read More

Trudeau to provide update on Canada’s response to COVID-19 pandemic

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to offer an update on Canada’s response to the novel coronavirus pandemic. According to his official itinerary, Trudeau will address Canadians at 11 a.m. … Read More

Trudeau to offer update on Canada’s COVID-19 response as cases continue to rise

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday will provide an update on his government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to his official itinerary, Trudeau will address Canadians at 11:15 a.m. … Read More

‘Enough is enough’: Trudeau warns Canadians flouting coronavirus social distancing

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday says there is no tolerance for those flouting orders to socially distance from others in order to limit the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. … Read More

Canada not at the point of declaring a federal emergency over COVID-19: Trudeau

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 22, 2020 12:58 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says … Read More

Trudeau to offer update on Canada’s COVID-19 response as threat escalates

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 22, 2020 7:18 am Updated March 22, 2020 7:21 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size … Read More

Coronavirus: Trudeau says House of Commons expected to reconvene for emergency measures

The House of Commons is expected to briefly reconvene in order to handle emergency measures on the COVID-19 outbreak, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday. “I have directed the House … Read More

Trudeau to offer update on government’s response to coronavirus pandemic

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is scheduled to address Canadians on Tuesday to offer an update on his government’s actions to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus. According to his … Read More

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