Day: December 8, 2020

Coronavirus: Cases dip in London-Middlesex as 16 new infections reported; 18 new cases in Huron-Perth – London

Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton Sixteen people have tested positive for the coronavirus while 16 others have recovered, the Middlesex-London Health Unit reported Tuesday. The update brings the region’s total case count to 1,881, of which 1,498 […]

‘Risks and uncertainties’ could make Trans Mountain unprofitable, says budget watchdog

Trans Mountain remains a profitable investment for Canadian taxpayers but changes in oil demand, construction delays and soaring costs could quickly change that assessment, says Canada’s budget watchdog. New figures from the Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer show the government-owned pipeline is still a profitable investment based on net present value calculations — measurements of an investment’s financial value […]

Ontario Legislature Adjourns for 2020 after Successful Fall Session

TORONTO — The Ontario government wrapped up a successful session of the legislature today after delivering on a commitment to protect the health and safety of the people of the province during the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the accomplishments this fall are initiatives to support families and communities, and the adoption of Ontario’s Action Plan: Protect, Support […]

Ottawa says it’s not alarmed by Trump’s threat to restrict vaccine exports

Federal Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc said today he doesn’t expect a U.S. attempt to restrict overseas shipments of the Pfizer vaccine will have any meaningful impact on Canada’s initial supply of doses. LeBlanc said he’s “confident” that the New York-based pharmaceutical giant will be able to fulfil its contractual obligations to deliver millions of vaccine doses to […]

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