This week, Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez declared that a bill forcing the GAFA companies to pay for news content had become his “top priority.”
Canada is now armed with 30,000 courses of Pfizer’s oral antiviral treatment Paxlovid, a pill that is expected to be effective in preventing severe illness, hospitalization, and death due to COVID.
The numbers are in: Canada’s annual inflation for 2021 was 4.8%, the highest rate since 1991. Even excluding gasoline from the calculation, inflation is 4%, which is double the Bank of Canada’s current target of 2%.
Starting January 24, large-surface retail stores exceeding 1,500 square metres in size will need to check their customers’ vaccine status upon entry.
We learned recently that the Quebec government plans to reach into taxpayers’ pockets, to the tune of over $200 million, in order to finance the former C Series. Again.
A new report by the International Energy Agency states that to achieve the climate goals the federal government has committed to, Canada would need to double or triple the electrical power generated from non-GHG-emitting energy sources.
Calgary Chamber of Commerce CEO Deborah Yedlin has reiterated the importance of accelerating clean tech for Calgary’s energy sector and economic recovery.
Quebec will review in the coming days whether to keep its controversial provincewide curfew, a measure that has no effect whatsoever on the number of cases of COVID.
Both the Alberta government and the union representing the RCMP have planned a number of town hall meetings throughout 2022 to discuss moving toward a provincial police force.
After having sunk $52 million of taxpayer funds into a company sheltered from its creditors, namely BlackRock Metals, Quebec’s CAQ government says it is ready to inject even more millions of public dollars to acquire a part of the company.