Goodale, who lost his Regina-Wascana seat in the 2019 federal election, would take over the job from Janice Charette, who was appointed in 2016 after serving as clerk of the Privy Council.
“Our current best estimates tell us about 10% of the global population may have been infected by this virus. It varies depending on country, it varies from urban to rural, it varies depending on groups. But what it does mean is that the vast majority of the world remains at risk,” Ryan said.
“I am sounding the alarm, this is our warning bell. With this spike we have entered crisis territory and if we do not slow the transmission, it will lead to stricter lockdowns, closures of businesses and public venues and even schools. Nobody wants this.”
Madrid’s government led by Isabel Diaz Ayuso of the conservative Popular Party has said it will enforce orders from the Spanish government, but has also challenged them in the Ayuso National Court and its regional ministers said the restrictions would cause “chaos ”, Injure an already weakened economy and violate their competence as regional authorities.
Despite repeated vows by Western nations to develop “world-beating” testing and tracing operations, those systems have been undone by a failure of governments to support citizens through onerous quarantines or to draw out intimate details of their whereabouts. That has shattered the hope of pinpoint measures replacing lockdowns and undermined flagging confidence in governments.
Ontario's network of labs processed 39,646 test samples yesterday. The backlog of tests waiting to be completed grew to more than 82,000, by far the most since the outbreak began in late January.
The Ontario government says it will not appeal a court ruling against its anti-carbon tax stickers.
Justice Edward Morgan said the Progressive Conservative government went too far in mandating the stickers, and the legislation could not be justified under the charter.
Morgan said in his ruling the companies can now choose to leave them up or tear them down.
The federal government is refusing to divulge whether it’s been allowing exports of target-acquisition systems slip through a ban on military exports to Turkey.
Questions are now being raised about gear by L3Harris Wescam, which makes imaging and targeting systems for laser-guided bombs launched by drones or fighter aircraft.
Government officials say no investments in specific projects are to be announced at a news conference today, where Trudeau is to be joined by the new chair of the bank's board, Michael Sabia, and Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna.
But the trio are expected to lay out the priority areas in which the bank intends to invest, as well as the amount of money it will devote to each area.
A plan brokered between contractors, the B.C. government and public health officials allowed 5,000 tree planters to be designated as essential service workers. The crews have planted close to 300 million trees so far this year.
The defendant had long been affiliated with NXIVM, giving away tens of million of dollars of her fortune to bankroll Raniere and his program of intense self-improvement classes. She also paid for lawyers to defend the group against a lawsuit brought by its critics.
Sen. Scott Tannas, leader of the 13-member Canadian Senators Group, said he denied unanimous consent to protest the fact that Sen. Marc Gold, the government’s representative in the Senate, has still not proposed a way for the Senate to resume its full functions during the pandemic, with all senators able to participate in debates and votes, either in person or virtually, as is being done in the House of Commons.