Tag: Reach

Employers, striking dockworkers reach truce, Montreal port to reopen

MONTREAL – Employers and dockworkers at the Port of Montreal have reached a truce after a 12-day strike, paving the way for Canada’s second-largest port to reopen Sunday. The two sides have agreed to halt a labour action launched Aug. 10 that has left thousands of containers languishing on the docks. The deal lays out…

Feds, provinces reach deal on funding for reopening, Trudeau announces

OTTAWA – The federal, provincial and territorial governments have reached a deal on billions of dollars in transfers to continue reopening economies amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday. He said the federal government will contribute $ 19 billion under the “Safe Restart Agreement” to help provinces fund things like child care,…

David Olive: When vaccines are discovered, how do they reach everybody?

We are at least a year away from getting vaccines that protect us from COVID-19. While not a blessing, we will need that time to plan history’s biggest mass inoculation. There will be no “silver bullet” vaccine. Instead, it is expected that several viable vaccines will emerge from laboratories worldwide, but each with limited, specific…