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Air Canada raises $1.6B to offset losses as coronavirus lockdown slashes sales – National

Air Canada raises $1.6B to offset losses as coronavirus lockdown slashes sales - National

Air Canada has raised $1.59 billion from share and debt offerings intended to offset some of the carrier’s losses from the coronavirus pandemic. The company said Tuesday it sold 35.4 million voting shares at $16.25 apiece for gross proceeds of $575.6 million. READ MORE: Air Canada gives customers more options …

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COMMENTARY: Trudeau and Sajjan should keep troops at Quebec’s long-term care homes – National

COMMENTARY: Trudeau and Sajjan should keep troops at Quebec’s long-term care homes - National

A highly critical report published by the influential La Presse news site quoted Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan as being “fiercely” opposed to Quebec Premier François Legault’s appeal for help. It said that as the result of Ottawa’s refusal to continue helping the province, which has been hit far harder by …

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Electric vehicles could be as disruptive to oil industry as coronavirus, Suncor CEO says

Electric vehicles could be as disruptive to oil industry as coronavirus, Suncor CEO says

The shift to electric vehicles and other low-carbon technologies could disrupt crude oil demand on a similar scale to the coronavirus pandemic, Suncor Energy Inc’s chief executive said on Monday. The comments are a stark prediction in an industry that frequently downplays the impact of electrification and points to forecasts …

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Ottawa speeding rollout of billions in funding for cash-strapped cities amid coronavirus – National

Ottawa speeding rollout of billions in funding for cash-strapped cities amid coronavirus - National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 1, 2020 11:51 am Updated June 1, 2020 11:56 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is rushing out $2.2 billion in …

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Coronavirus: Overnight stays at Saskatchewan parks and campgrounds allowed Monday

Coronavirus: Overnight stays at Saskatchewan parks and campgrounds allowed Monday

Starting Monday, Saskatchewan residents will be allowed to camp overnight at provincial parks. The reopening of parks and campgrounds falls under Phase 2 of the province’s plan to reopen the economy. “With beautiful weather I know folks are very interested to get together with their families and enjoy the parks, …

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Troops in long-term care homes raise concerns about management, say many workers doing their best – National

Troops in long-term care homes raise concerns about management, say many workers doing their best - National

Canadian soldiers helping fight novel coronavirus outbreaks in several long-term care homes say many front-line workers are doing the best they can. The troops, Global News has learned, have raised concerns about poor conditions in homes they say management failed to address, in some cases even after the military brought …

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Saskatchewan’s coronavirus death toll rises to 11

Saskatchewan’s coronavirus death toll rises to 11

Saskatchewan recorded its 11th death from COVID-19 on Sunday. Health officials say a resident in their 70s from the north region who tested positive for the novel coronavirus has died. All 11 deaths have been people above the age of 60. Saskatchewan now has a fatality rate of 1.7 per …

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‘The numbers don’t lie:’ Restaurant owners feel toll over coronavirus closures – National

‘The numbers don’t lie:’ Restaurant owners feel toll over coronavirus closures - National

Michael Raviele agonized for hours over how to break the news to his loyal customers before finally announcing at 4:30 a.m. on May 15 that he was closing Il Gatto Nero, the Italian restaurant his father first opened some six decades prior. “I did that road for 18 years — …

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Health officials warn of possible coronavirus exposure at North Battleford Walmart

Health officials warn of possible coronavirus exposure at North Battleford Walmart

Indigenous Services Canada and the Saskatchewan Health Authority are warning anyone who shopped at a North Battleford big box store that they may have been exposed to coronavirus. Health officials say someone who tested positive for the virus had visited the North Battleford Walmart likely while infectious. Any members of …

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4 new coronavirus cases in Saskatchewan, active cases drop to lowest level since March

4 new coronavirus cases in Saskatchewan, active cases drop to lowest level since March

Saskatchewan reported four new coronavirus cases on Saturday, bringing the provincial total of cases to 645. Three of the new cases are in the far north and one case is in Regina. Less than nine per cent of cases are considered active, after active cases dropped to 55 from the …

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