Tag: Canada

Ottawa agrees to aid package with Air Canada worth up to $5.9 billion

After months of negotiating, Ottawa and Air Canada have settled on an aid package that will provide as much as $ 5.9 billion to the airline to help it recover from the economic damage brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. In exchange for the money, Air Canada has agreed to several requirements from the federal…

Today’s coronavirus news: Hundreds defy Montreal’s 8 p.m. curfew; Canada to get 1 million vaccine doses this week; Canada Post employee working in Toronto facility dies

KEY FACTS 7:20 a.m. Montreal businesses clean up after anti-curfew protest turns violent 7:10 a.m. Ontario hospitals ramp down elective surgeries to increase ICU capacity 6:15 a.m. Toronto’s downtown office vacancies have hit a 13-year high of 9.1 per cent 5:36 a.m. The Ontario government intends for schools to be open for in-person learning after…