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Trudeau promises to say more on oil aid package “shortly”

April 15, 2020

It will be weeks still before Canada can start reopening the economy and any such effort will be done in stages and in coordination with the 10 provinces, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday. Trudeau also told a daily

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Edmonton company donates anti-fatigue mats to front-line workers

April 14, 2020

Edmonton, Alta.’s Edgewood Group joined Balpex as a new vendor in January of this year and wasted no time to jump in when duty called during the COVID-19 pandemic. It was Edgewood – a custom matting company – that proved

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Oil sands cutbacks to continue despite OPEC deal

April 14, 2020

Canadian oil wells will continue to be shut down amid weak global oil prices despite an agreement to limit production struck by OPEC and other major producers on the weekend, producers say. The price of Western Canadian Select bitumen-blend oil rose by almost five

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Opinion: Is COVID-19 the excuse for Ottawa to end oil?

April 13, 2020

As the nation pulls together to fight COVID-19, Dan McTeague – president of the group Canadians for Affordable Energy – sees storm clouds gathering on the horizon from the anti-oil lobby in Ottawa. In COVID-19 era: end times for the

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Alberta sends PPE, ventilators to provinces with huge donation

April 13, 2020

Alberta is sending supplies to British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec to help address unprecedented demand in those provinces for personal protective equipment (PPE) and ventilators. “Albertans should be very proud that we are able to extend a helping hand to

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Global oil output cut welcome news here at home

April 13, 2020

News that a deal was finalized by OPEC and other oil producing nations to cut production by nearly 10 million barrels per day is being welcomed in Canada, where provinces have suffered drastic revenue losses due to rock-bottom crude prices. “This is

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FPAC among industry associations donating $36,000 to food banks

April 9, 2020

In an effort to bolster support for Canadian families in need, 18 national and regional industry associations and partners came together today to donate a total of $36,000 to the Ottawa Food Bank, Food Banks Canada, and to food banks

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One million jobs lost in March, jobless rate leaps to 7.8%

April 9, 2020

Canada lost a record 1,011,000 jobs in March and the jobless rate spiked to 7.8 per cent, the largest one-month increase since comparable data became available in 1976. The unemployment rate stood at 5.6 per cent in February. But since

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Microbix and B.C. company create COVID-19 test quality program

April 9, 2020

Microbix Biosystems Inc. and Oneworld Accuracy (1WA) have announced a strategic collaboration to provide a global external quality assessment (EQA) program to support clinically-effective COVID-19 testing. Based in Canada, this program will be made available to all governments to underpin

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TC Energy fine-tuning Keystone operations to guard against COVID spread

April 9, 2020

The CEO of TC Energy Corp. says the company is fine-tuning its plan to guard against the spread of COVID-19 as it moves ahead with site preparation for the US$8-billion Keystone XL Pipeline project. Russ Girling told Canadian Press crews are working on