Coronavirus outbreak: Ford thanks Alberta for donating extra PPE

April 13 2020 2:56pm Speaking to reporters on Monday, Ontario Premier Doug Ford personally thanked Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and the people of Alberta for their donation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to other Canadians provinces the day prior. ‘…

Coronavirus outbreak: A look at how Canada’s provinces are handling COVID-19 as new cases reported nationwide

New cases of the COVID-19 disease continued to be reported across Canada on Saturday, with Prince Edward Island confirming its first case, New Brunswick its second and Ontario and Quebec reporting 22 and seven new cases respectively. Morganne Campbell takes…

Morneau says they will consider calls by provinces to change health transfers

Finance Minister Bill Morneau said Tuesday that several provinces had expressed interest in changing the health transfers agreement reached in 2017, which he says was to be a 10-year deal, and said they would consider the requests before deciding on…

Morneau, other ministers not looking yet at ad hoc payments for agriculture industry

Finance Minister Bill Morneau and his counterparts from Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba said on Tuesday they are not yet looking at ad hoc payments to help the agriculture industry, despite a difficult harvest this year. However, Saskatchewan’s minister did say…

Andrew Scheer resigns as leader of the Conservative Party

Andrew Scheer’s resignation comes as a direct result of new revelations that he was using Conservative Party money to pay for his children’s private schooling, according to Conservative sources who spoke with Global News. Merecedes Stephenson has the story.

Lowe’s Canada stores deemed underperforming, 34 locations set to close

American home improvement giant Lowe’s announced the closure of 34 stores across Canada as well as the restructuring of its corporate support staff on Wednesday morning. Tony Cioffi, acting president of Lowe’s Canada, confirmed the stores are underperforming and that…

Laneway housing gaining more popularity across Canada amidst housing crunch

Laneway houses were already a long-time prominent fixture in West Coast cities like Vancouver. Now they are gaining popularity elsewhere, as a creative solution to Canada’s growing housing crunch in cities across the country. Heather Yourex-West explains why a growing…