Ottawa approves sale of Air Transat to Air Canada for $190 million, a steep cut from the $720 million offer made pre-pandemic. Transat was co-founded in 1986 by several Quebec businessmen, including Francois Legault, now Quebec's premier.
Amid the COVID-19 economic crisis, a lot of attention has focused on younger working Canadians, who have been disproportionately hit by job losses. But a new survey of consumer bankruptcies suggests it’s aging Canadians ― those over 50 ― who are increasingly ending up insolvent.
Canadian governments will lose $1.3 billion in revenue over the next five years because foreign-based on-line companies are exempt from sale tax laws. Their Canadian competitors are required to charge sale tax on on-line services.
Provincial restrictions are driving down COVID-19 infection rates and need to stay in place or provinces risk possibility of third wave, says a report from the Public Health Agency of Canada.
The Serum Institute of India will produce over one billion AstraZeneca vaccine doses and India "will do its best" to ship some to Canada sooner than planned, says Indian Prime Minister Modi.
Sharply rising complaints of workplace harassment and violence mean Liberals need to do more, says NDP MP Scott Duvall. But Minister Bill Blair's spokesperson says it's not clear if rising numbers show an actual increase in violence and harassment.
The unelected Senate has the privilege of being above review of even the Supreme Court, says a Senate in legal filing attempting to block Mike Duffy's lawsuit against the Senate, among others.
An environmental group will today ask a provincial court to shut down Alberta Premier Kenney's so-called Anti-Alberta Commission, arguing it only exists for the improper purpose of intimating those concerned about the environment.
Three BC churches have hired John Carpay's far-right Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedom in effort to continue in-person church services during pandemic.
A judge will this week hear legal arguments in the case alleging Jason Kenney's Anti-Alberta Commission is an illegitimate political effort to use public resource resources silence and intimidate his critics.