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Canada loses 200,000 jobs, nearly double the blow economists expected

February 5, 2022

Statistics Canada’s January Labour Force Survey found that hours worked dropped 2.2 per cent from December, when hours had returned to pre-pandemic levels. A decline in economic activity of that size will interrupt the momentum the economy had built over the latter half of 2021...

2022 Ontario Economic Report

February 5, 2022

The Ottawa Board of Trade and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) have released the sixth annual Ontario Economic Report (OER) providing regional and sector-specific data on business confidence, policy priorities, and economic indicators, which together provide a unique view on the hurdles ahead.

Trucker protest strands beef shipments at U.S.-Canada border

February 2, 2022

Protesters who are rallying against vaccine mandates are holding up shipments of Canadian beef to the U.S.

Canada planning technological fixes to make crossing the border faster

January 25, 2022

Facial recognition, advance customs declarations, electronic gates are among the planned changes

Zipping through the Canada-U.S. border in 15 seconds. Facial recognition cameras at the airport to open an electronic gate. Sending your declaration to customs before you even get off the plane.