OTTAWA Canada is planning for a "reasonable worst case scenario" in which new waves of the coronavirus would intermittently swamp the public health system and send the death toll soaring, officials said on Friday.
OTTAWA Canada added 418,500 jobs in July, though the vast majority were part-time positions, and the unemployment rate fell to 10.9% as the economy continued to reopen from COVID-19 closures, Statistics Canada said on Friday.
OTTAWA, Aug 5 Canada's imports and exports
jumped sharply in June on the automobile sector's recovery,
though a slower gain in exports led the trade deficit to
unexpectedly balloon to C$3.19 billion ($2.41 billion).
OTTAWA Canada on Friday extended a measure barring most foreign travelers from entering the country and launched a new contact tracing app as part of its fight to control the "gate-crashing" coronavirus pandemic.
OTTAWA, July 31 Canada will start transitioning
people off its main emergency income support program and onto
traditional unemployment benefits in September, the government
said Friday, as the country looks to wind down the costly
COVID-19 aid plan.
OTTAWA, July 31 Canadian Prime Minister Justin
Trudeau said Friday that the government will transition people
on its main emergency income support program over to traditional
unemployment benefits, as the government looks to wind down
costly COVID-19 aid.
OTTAWA, July 31 Canada on Friday launched a
nation-wide contact tracing app to help inform Canadians when
they may have been exposed to the coronavirus, part of a broader
effort to contain the virus as businesses and public spaces
reopen across the country.
OTTAWA Canada's GDP is likely to plunge by a record 12% in the second quarter, Statistics Canada said in flash estimate on Friday, even as activity rose in May and June as COVID-19 containment measures were loosened.
OTTAWA, July 30 Canada is tightening its rules
for foreign travelers who must transit through the country to
get to Alaska, the government said on Thursday, after several
U.S. citizens were fined by police for making detours to
OTTAWA Canada is struggling to contain a COVID-19 outbreak among a highly private religious group that lives in tight-knit colonies and eschews mainstream society for a more traditional agrarian lifestyle.