07
Aug
2020
Posted by: In: bars covid, Canada, Coronavirus, Covid Restaurants, COVID-19, Montreal restaurants, news, old montreal restaurants, Pandemic, pandemic restaurants, restaurants bars coronavirus

Montreal restaurants struggling to survive in COVID-19 era – Montreal

After nine years running his popular Old Montreal lunch spot Pave Lunch Experts, owner Matthew Schnarch made the difficult decision to close his doors, blaming the COVID-19 pandemic for ruining his business. “It’s really sad. I think in the future, places like mine, the small, local … shop, they will…
27
Jul
2020
Posted by: In: Curabitur

Manitoba casinos reopening

Gamblers in Manitoba will be able to have the casino experience once again after the province’s phase four reopening plan took effect on the weekend. Global’s Malika Karim takes a look at what it’s going to look like.
24
Jul
2020
Posted by: In: Back to School, Back To School Shopping, Consumer, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID-19 Online Shopping, Health, Online Shopping, Online Shopping COVID-19, U.S., World

Coronavirus: COVID-19 drives surge of online shopping

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in thousands of people shying away from malls and in-person retailers due to concerns over limiting the spread of the coronavirus and as a result, online shopping companies are seeing a surge of business. With back-to-school around the corner in the U.S., some consumer experts…
23
Jul
2020
Posted by: In: CHML, Commentary, Coronavirus, coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, COVID-19 Pandemic, Donald Trump, Face Masks, Scott Thompson, United States

Scott Thompson: Will U.S. voters forgive Donald Trump’s flip-flops on pandemic, mask use? – Hamilton

U.S. President Donald Trump is facing the biggest test of his popularity to date. After calling COVID-19 a hoax and denouncing mask use since the beginning of the pandemic, Trump — months later — has finally admitted the seriousness of the coronavirus outbreak and is now endorsing wearing a mask.…
22
Jul
2020
Posted by: In: Curabitur

Global Calgary partners with Calgary Pride to sponsor #OurPride business initiative

Parker Chapple from Calgary Pride joins Global News Morning Calgary live via Skype to discuss an initiative that calls on the business community to find ways to support Calgary Pride during Pride Week.
16
Jul
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, Coronavirus, coronavirus canada, coronavirus news, COVID-19, covid-19 canada, covid-19 news, Face Mask Exemption Cards, fake face mask exemption cards, mandetory face masks

Coronavirus face mask exemption cards are being sold online. Experts say they’re fake – National

As mandatory face mask bylaws pop up across Canada and the United States in order to deter the spread of COVID-19, so are fraudulent cards claiming to exempt people from the rule. If you do have a medical condition preventing you from wearing a mask, you do not need to…
15
Jul
2020
Posted by: In: City Auditor, City of Edmonton, City of Edmonton audit, City of Edmonton fraud, City of Edmonton neighbourhood renewal, Crime, Edmonton city auditor, edmonton neighbourhood renewal, Edmonton police, edmonton police service, Edmonton Traffic, Edmonton traffic sign rental fraud, Edmonton traffic signs, EPS, Fraud

Edmonton lost $1.6M to invoicing scheme where city didn’t see the signs: audit – Edmonton

The City of Edmonton is trying to recover in court $1.6 million from what the city auditor said was a fraudulent invoice scheme involving a pair of city employees, a private sign supplier and the city’s neighborhood renewal program. Invoices were sent and cheques were cut over a four-year period…
13
Jul
2020
Posted by: In: Bill Morneau, Canadian Politics, Commentary, Justin Trudeau, trudeau we charity, We Chairty, WE charity, WE Charity Morneau, WE Charity Scandal, we charity trudeau

Bill Kelly: WE fiasco didn’t have to happen this way – Hamilton

With the past couple of ethics violations by the Liberal government, there were at least some attempts, as tenuous as they were, to explain away what the government had done. But with the latest fiasco involving WE Charity, the question we keep coming back to is, how could they have…
01
Jul
2020
Posted by: In: China, FCC Huawei, Huawei, Huawei China, Huawei FCC, Huawei national security threat, Tech, U.S. Huawei, us-china, World, ZTE

China says US ‘oppressing’ Huawei with ‘national security risk’ label – National

China on Wednesday demanded Washington stop “oppressing Chinese companies” after U.S. regulators declared telecom equipment suppliers Huawei and ZTE to be national security threats. The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday blocked the Chinese vendors from receiving subsidies from a government fund, stepping up efforts to limit their access to the U.S. market.…
29
Jun
2020
Posted by: In: Canada Coronavirus, Coronavirus, coronavirus and disability, Coronavirus Cases, Coronavirus In Canada, coronavirus news, coronavirus people with disabilities, coronavirus update, COVID-19, COVID-19 and disability, covid-19 canada, covid-19 news, Disability, Health, Lifestyle, people with disabilities

People with disabilities, autism carry a heavier pandemic burden, advocates say – National

People with intellectual disabilities and autism are dying of COVID-19 at higher rates than other people in at least two states in the U.S., according to new data collected by NPR. In Pennsylvania, people with intellectual disabilities and autism are dying at a rate twice as high as other people…