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Liberals propose upping value of new COVID-19 benefits to match sunsetting CERB

Liberals propose upping value of new COVID-19 benefits to match sunsetting CERB

The proposal still needs parliamentary approval, but would bring the value of payments to the same level as under the soon-to-disappear Canada Emergency Response Benefit, or CERB.
Restaurant, bar sales rise in July for third straight month, StatCan reports

Restaurant, bar sales rise in July for third straight month, StatCan reports

The agency says the subsector recorded sales of $4.6 billion in July, up 17.1 per cent compared to June.
Parliament resumes full operations today with debate on throne speech

Parliament resumes full operations today with debate on throne speech

The Conservatives were unequivocal: they will not support the throne speech. 
How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19?

How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19?

How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19? It’s impossible to tell without a test. Influenza and COVID-19 have such similar symptoms, you may need to get tested to know what's making you miserable.
Local artist’s work chosen to be displayed in L.A.

Local artist’s work chosen to be displayed in L.A.

Photo being used to raise awareness about sexual abuse, prostitution and trafficking
'Won't be gathering for Thanksgiving:' Trudeau says COVID-19 2nd wave underway

'Won't be gathering for Thanksgiving:' Trudeau says COVID-19 2nd wave underway

TORONTO — A dramatic tripling of daily new cases of COVID-19 in the past month, mostly among young people, has prompted the prime minister to declare the arrival of the second wave of the pandemic and that Canadians likely won't be able to gather for
Liberal effort to reset policy agenda panned by rivals as too much talk, not action

Liberal effort to reset policy agenda panned by rivals as too much talk, not action

OTTAWA — The minority Liberal government unveiled sweeping goals Wednesday to expand or extend supports for Canadians from nearly every sector of society in a throne speech billed as their “ambitious plan for an unprecedented reality.
Local artist creates Gord Downie portrait out of pennies

Local artist creates Gord Downie portrait out of pennies

An Airdrie artist’s portrait of Canadian singer Gord Downie started out as a labour of fandom but has drawn attention from across the country and around the world.
WestJet to offer free 'COVID-19 travel insurance' to Mexico, the Caribbean and European destinations

WestJet to offer free 'COVID-19 travel insurance' to Mexico, the Caribbean and European destinations

Coverage will be automatically applied at no additional charge to eligible guests at the time of purchase for travel until Aug. 31, 2021 for up to 21 days.
Aurora reports $3.3 billion loss for full year, $1.86 billion for Q4

Aurora reports $3.3 billion loss for full year, $1.86 billion for Q4

Chief financial officer Glen Ibbott blamed much of the company's troubles on consumer cannabis net revenue falling nine per cent