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FUREY: Retail sector makes up less than 0.1% of Ontario cases, new data says

Anthony FureyPublishing date:Dec 02, 2020  •  Last Updated 2 days ago  •  3 minute read

A nurse talks with people in line at a Covid-19 testing center at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Ontario on Nov. 23, 2020. PHOTO BY AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES /Toronto Sun

Newly released open data from the Ontario government confirms, just in time for the Christmas shopping season, that the entire provincial retail sector has been directly linked to only 106 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

That would account for less than 0.1% of the approximately 116,000 Ontario cases to date. That 106 is also not just shoppers acquiring the virus,

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SIMS: B.C. emissions up despite highest carbon tax

Kris SimsPublishing date:Sep 12, 2020  •  Last Updated 2 months ago  •  3 minute read

B.C. Premier John Horgan speaks during a transit funding announcement in Surrey, B.C., on Tuesday September 4, 2018. PHOTO BY DARRYL DYCK /THE CANADIAN PRESS

Canadians be warned: British Columbia’s carbon tax is not working.

We pay the highest carbon tax in Canada and all we have to show for it are emptier wallets and higher emissions.

The B.C. government’s numbers show the province’s emissions have shot up 10% the past three years.

Titled Provincial Inventory 1990-2018, stats show emissions at 67.9 million tonnes in 2018.

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Zoom on-line information session for Small Business

If interested in viewing the video of the information session of April 24, 2020, send email request to dean.allison@parl.gc.ca and a link and password will be forwarded to you.

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CRA answers questions on the CERB

QUESTIONS ➡️ Do I have to apply for the next period or is it automatic? When can I reapply for the next period?

ANSWER ➡️ Eligibility periods are fixed in 4-week periods. If your situation continues, you can re-apply for CERB for an additional 4-week period, to a maximum of 16 weeks (4 periods). See specific dates here: http://ow.ly/93ed50zcXGt

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