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Health Canada green-lights rapid COVID-19 test

Health Canada green-lights rapid COVID-19 test

OTTAWA — Health Canada has given the green light to a rapid test for COVID-19 that could be deployed to long-term care homes and schools to take pressure off provincial testing systems.
COVID-19 cases rising in Indigenous communities

COVID-19 cases rising in Indigenous communities

OTTAWA — Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says Indigenous communities have been facing an alarming rise in COVID-19 cases during the last few weeks.
Economic rebound slows as Statistics Canada says economy grew 3.0 per cent in July

Economic rebound slows as Statistics Canada says economy grew 3.0 per cent in July

OTTAWA — The pace of Canada's economic rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic slowed in July, and maybe even more in August, Statistics Canada says, suggesting the country is in what experts described as a long, choppy path to recovery.
Brett Kissel leads the pack at CCMA Awards

Brett Kissel leads the pack at CCMA Awards

The streamed event aired Sunday on Global TV
Financial aid for workers hurt by COVID-19 gets unanimous support in Commons

Financial aid for workers hurt by COVID-19 gets unanimous support in Commons

OTTAWA — The House of Commons has unanimously passed legislation authorizing new benefits for workers left jobless or underemployed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tiny home, big living

Tiny home, big living

Affordability and living with less--just a couple of the reasons more people at all life stages are looking at a tiny home.
TC Energy inks deal for Indigenous ownership stake in Keystone XL pipeline

TC Energy inks deal for Indigenous ownership stake in Keystone XL pipeline

CALGARY — Indigenous communities are being given a chance to pursue an ownership interest in the Keystone XL pipeline project, builder TC Energy Corp. announced on Tuesday.
Survey finds doctors worry supplies of flu vaccine, PPE will lag demand

Survey finds doctors worry supplies of flu vaccine, PPE will lag demand

TORONTO — The Canadian Medical Association says doctors still face hurdles getting personal protective equipment and fear they won't be able to adequately respond to increased demands for the flu shot.
Edmonton-based business ready to help Albertans for the looming second wave of COVID-19

Edmonton-based business ready to help Albertans for the looming second wave of COVID-19

Edmonton-based Ennis Fabrics made a pandemic pivot this past March that has left the family-owned business ready for the looming second wave of COVID-19.
Deficit on track to hit $330 billion with COVID effects lasting years, says PBO

Deficit on track to hit $330 billion with COVID effects lasting years, says PBO

The Liberals said in July that the deficit would be $343.2 billion, but that didn't include new possible spending, or measures coming in under budget.