Employment Minister Carla Qualtrough introduced a revised bill on Monday afternoon that reflects a deal the minority Liberal government negotiated to secure the support of the NDP. Also on Monday, the Liberals proposed a motion that, if approved, would allow the government to pass the bill through all stages of the House of Commons in a single day.
On average, only 20 per cent of new COVID-19 tests in Toronto currently have a turnaround time of 24 hours, according to data from Toronto Public Health, while around 44 per cent have a 48-hour turnaround, leaving more than half of people tested waiting even longer for their results.
Both metrics have been deemed red-alert items on the city's COVID-19 dashboard for falling well below targets.
In total, 128 people are hospitalized in Ontario due to COVID-19, including 29 in intensive care.
Those with young and school-aged children are caught in an anxiety-inducing parent trap. Parents are having sleepless nights fearing for their jobs while also being worried about the health and well-being of their kids. But we argue that it shouldn’t be this way. Solving the Parent Trap is a policy series on transforming childcare and education featuring ideas from Janet Davis, Nigel Barriffe, Marit Stiles, Beyhan Fahardi and Maria Dobrinskaya and edited by Katrina Miller and Brittany Andrew-Amofah.
State records show the company made US$607,250 in political donations to several Colorado political action committees in 2018 that supported Republican or “pro-business” candidates.
Nearly half, US$300,000, went to the pro-Republican Senate Majority Fund, while US$200,000 went to Better Colorado Now, in support of Republican gubernatorial candidate Walker Stapleton, a member of the Bush political dynasty. Crestone gave US$100,000 to Protect Colorado, which said it opposed "any ban or restriction on hydraulic fracturing.”
Ahead of Oct 17 New Zealand vote:
Meng's lawyers hope to convince the judge overseeing the extradition proceedings that the allegations against U.S. officials not only have an "air of reality" about them — but that if proven, the abuse of process might warrant tossing the high-profile case.
Tories came out fast against the throne speech last week, arguing it didn't go far enough to offer support to Canadians impacted by the pandemic.
NDP have said if their demands for a stronger COVID-19 safety net are in the new relief bill before the Commons this week, they will likely support the speech from the throne.
Based on how quickly Ontario's infection rate has been rising in recent weeks, the model projects the province is on track to exceed 1,000 new cases per day by the middle of October, unless stricter public health measures slow the accelerating spread.
Donald J. Trump paid $750 in federal income taxes the year he won the presidency. In his first year in the White House, he paid another $750.
He had paid no income taxes at all in 10 of the previous 15 years — largely because he reported losing much more money than he made.
The long-running dispute in the south Caucasus attracts regional and western concern because the area is a corridor for pipelines carrying oil and gas from the Caspian Sea to global markets.
Turkey has strong cultural and economic ties with Azerbaijan and has threatened to stand with it in any conflict. Russia, another regional power, is traditionally close to Armenia but has had growing links with Azerbaijan’s elites in past years.
Health authorities reported 698 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Saturday — the highest single-day tally since May — as the number of infections continues to surge in Quebec.