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Canada added almost a million jobs in June | CBC News

Canada added almost a million jobs in June | CBC News

Canada's economy added almost a million jobs last month, as businesses reopened after COVID-19 shutdowns.Canada has added more than one million jobs in the past two months but employment is still well below where it was before COVID-19. (Shutterstock)Canada's economy added almost a million jobs last month, as businesses reopened after COVID-19 shutdowns. Statistics Canada reported…

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Canada’s economy added record 953,000 jobs in June

Canada’s economy added record 953,000 jobs in June

Canadian employment rose by a record-setting 953,000 people in June as COVID-19 lockdown restrictions eased across the country. Combined with May’s gain of nearly 290,000 workers, the labour market has recovered about 40 per cent of the three million jobs that were lost during the pandemic, Statistics Canada said Friday. The unemployment rate fell to…

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Canada reports 1,070 new coronavirus cases as daily death toll lowers to 60

Canada reports 1,070 new coronavirus cases as daily death toll lowers to 60

Canada recorded 1,070 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, including 60 more deaths.The new numbers bring Canada’s total confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths to 78,061 and 5,842, respectively.More than 50 per cent of Canada’s coronavirus cases have recovered as well, with 39, 251 people declared virus-free as of May 18.Both Quebec and Ontario…

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Health Canada authorizes serological test for COVID-19 antibodies | CBC News

Health Canada authorizes serological test for COVID-19 antibodies | CBC News

Health Canada says it has authorized the first COVID-19 serological test for use in the country to detect antibodies specific to the virus.Provincial health workers perform COVID-19 tests on residents of the remote First Nations community of Gull Bay, Ont. Health Canada has approved a serological test to detect antibodies specific to the virus. (David…

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Lawmakers in Canada, U.S. call for probes of Live Nation/Ticketmaster’s ‘outrageous’ refund policy | CBC News

Lawmakers in Canada, U.S. call for probes of Live Nation/Ticketmaster’s ‘outrageous’ refund policy | CBC News

There are now calls from politicians in both Canada and the U.S. for investigations into global entertainment giant Live Nation over its refusal to immediately refund all ticket-holders for thousands of concerts and live events disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.The COVID-19 pandemic has left the world’s largest entertainment company scrambling to deal with angry fans…

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Canada building its own PPE supply chain in China | CBC News

Canada building its own PPE supply chain in China | CBC News

When Cargojet flight 1392 touched down in Hamilton on Saturday it brought with it millions of badly needed N95 respirator masks to help in the fight against COVID-19.A Cargojet flight bearing tens of thousands of kilos of personal protective equipment landed in Hamilton on Saturday as part of a made-for-Canada plan to deliver to medical…

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