Cashless gambling? How coronavirus may change Canada’s casinos

As coronavirus restrictions start to ease across the country, Canadians may soon be able to hit the slots and roulette tables as casinos slowly start to reopen. But the scene of the gambling floor may look different. Patrons may be…

Canadians of Chinese ethnicity report widespread racism over coronavirus: survey

Asian communities in Canada have reported name-calling, insults and outright assaults since the novel coronavirus pandemic began. And according to a survey from the Angus Reid Institute, the problem is widespread. In an online survey conducted between June 15 and…

Trudeau says he’s ‘open’ to NHL having a hub city in Canada

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 16, 2020 12:39 pm Updated June 16, 2020 12:42 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is…

Electric vehicles could be as disruptive to oil industry as coronavirus, Suncor CEO says

The shift to electric vehicles and other low-carbon technologies could disrupt crude oil demand on a similar scale to the coronavirus pandemic, Suncor Energy Inc’s chief executive said on Monday. The comments are a stark prediction in an industry that…

Alberta’s auditor general confirms review of province’s COVID-19 response

The province’s auditor general confirmed Wednesday that he will be reviewing Alberta’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Auditor General Doug Wylie said he has received inquiries from the public as well as from MLAs. “As it involves a significant investment…

Coronavirus: NHL to abandon regular season, go to new playoff format if play resumes

The NHL announced Tuesday it will abandon the rest of the regular season and go straight into the playoffs with 24 teams instead of 16 if it is able to resume play amid the novel coronavirus. Commissioner Gary Bettman said…

Canada’s meat industry expected to increase safety measures amid COVID-19

A group representing Canada’s meat-packers is expecting more changes in the coming months to make sure workers have protection from COVID-19. Chris White, president of the Canadian Meat Council, says $77.5 million earmarked by Ottawa for the food-processing industry will…

Wise Words: Seniors share inspiration for maintaining mental health as pandemic wears on

Who better to lend perspective on coping with the ongoing effects of COVID-19 than seniors, who have seen and heard a lot in their day. Global News asked for their best advice. Look to your heroes With our cameras staying…

Trudeau responds to Joe Biden’s statement that if elected, his government would tear up approval for Keystone XL

Speaking to reporters outside Rideau Cottage in Ottawa on Tuesday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he would continue to advocate for the Keystone XL pipeline to U.S. government officials, after U.S. Democratic Party Presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s campaign announced…