Day: July 28, 2020

Province supports expansion in seniors’ housing in Clarington

The province is investing millions in affordable seniors’ housing in Clarington. Mayor Adrian Foster says $2.6-million going to the Parkview Seniors Lodge expansion in Newcastle will help to fill a much-needed gap for affordable seniors’ housing. The expansion will add 37 new units, of which 30 will be affordable. The investment is part of a …

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Video appears to show violent daylight shooting outside Pickering home

Durham Regional Police have released security video appearing to show a violent daylight shooting in Pickering on Monday. Police said they were called to Woodview Drive around 5 p.m. for reports of multiple gunshots being heard. Officers said four male suspects wearing masks in a “newer model” white car were seen driving up to a …

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MUN blazes new policy path for Indigenous-related research

Memorial University has brought in a new policy — which school officials believe is the first of its kind in Canada — requiring any research involving Indigenous people to get their stamp of approval before going ahead. The university’s board of regents green-lit the detailed policy on July 9. It took more than two years and involved consulting more than …

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Health Canada recalls more hand sanitizers over technical-grade alcohol

Health Canada is recalling more hand sanitizers because they may contain stronger alcohol than what is currently allowed in the country. They say another six sanitizers are being pulled from store shelves since they are made with ethanol or denaturants. According to the agency, these kinds of sanitizers are unfit for human consumption and they’re …

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Coronavirus: Ford says there are no plans to roll back economic reopening despite new cases

TORONTO – Ontario Premier Doug Ford says there are no plans to pull any regions back a step in the province’s economic reopening process despite new outbreaks in some areas that have moved into Stage 3. Ford says the new cases don’t amount to a serious spike and he will rely on the advice of …

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3 COVID-19 Earnings Quotes to Know

The trucking industry is recovering from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Canadian government has done a stellar job of responding to growing unemployment. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will issue payments through the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) program until October. TFI International (TSX:TFII) reported better-than-expected earnings on Tuesday. Business-to-business demand in the …

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