Yesterday, amid the Ford government's chaotic COVID-19 response, 41 more deaths pushed Ontario past 8,000 fatalities.
After Liberals and Conservatives united to support it, the bill banning the Montreal dockworkers' strike now heads to the Senate, testing its independence. CUPE says the bill is unconstitutional and will challenge it in court.
The federal government knew about regulatory gaps preventing it from forcing airlines to refund cancelled tickets, but the problem was "barely raised" for six months, and new refund regulations are still not in place.
Yukon Liberals, NDP reach confidence and supply deal, extending to 2023, committing government to a minimum wage increase, stronger action of climate change and opioid addiction, and creating Canada's first public dental insurance plan.
Ability to grant Canada an exception to stronger Buy American rules is "strenuously limited," says Biden. "American tax dollars are going to be used to buy American products, made in America, to create American jobs. That's the way it's supposed to be."
The federal Infrastructure Bank's private finance schemes are unlikely to do much to boost economic recovery efforts and will invest less than half the public money it has been given, says the Parliamentary Budget Officer.
Recent testimony has contradicted PM Trudeau's claim that Chief of Staff Katie Telford was unaware allegations against former Chief of Defence Staff Vance were a "Me Too complaint." Now a Commons committee is likely to ask Telford to testify.
In a late-night Commons vote, Liberal and Conservative MPs joined forces to make a strike at the Montreal port illegal. Workers at the port have been working without a contract since 2018.
After the recent federal government's recent budget failed to create a national sick leave plan, British Columbia is preparing to announce their own, which the Minister hints won't expire in September.
Liberals ban dockworker strike, calling it a risk to Canadians despite an "essential services" deal between CUPE and the employer to ensure any goods for the health and safety of Canadians are unloaded.