Tyler Orton

Trudeau urges recall of Parliament to pass more COVID-19 measures

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is urging the recall of Parliament to pass more economic measures to manage the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. Among those measures is Ottawa’s newly revised 75%...

Ottawa to spend $2b on protective gear to share with provinces

Federal government accelerating efforts to boost domestic supply of medical equipment

Staying fit, staying indoors

Personal trainers offer their advice on how to maintain active lifestyle

COVID-19 crisis prompts Portable Electric's pivot from cinema

Company known for making film industry generators now serving medical sector

Ottawa revises 75% wage subsidy to include large companies

What happened: Recently revised wage subsidy will be applied to both large and small businesses Why it matters: Workers at larger companies did not appear as if they’d be covered under the revised...

Ottawa unveils $16.5m in new support for seniors, youths

What happened: Ottawa is offering more funding to youths and seniors Why it matters: B.C. also recently announced new support for older residents who find themselves in vulnerable situations amid...

Vancouver firm 3D prints, donates protective gear for health-care workers

What happened: LNG Studios is printing and delivering reusable face shields to health-care workers across Metro Vancouver Why it matters: Protective gear is in limited supply amid the pandemic Leon...

Feds to formally deny plane, train boardings to symptomatic travellers

What happened: New Transport Canada rules deny passengers from boarding flights and trains if they exhibit COVID-19 symptoms Why it matters: The rules are meant to stave off the spread of the...

Vancouver firm proposes plan to build 1m ventilators in 90 days

With supply chains in flux and large gatherings banned across North America, Corbin Lowe sees throngs of idling manufacturing plants soon being revived in the fight against the COVID-19...

Entertainment sector grapples with cancellations

Industry forced to shut down film shoots, while live shows are no longer permitted