Tag: News

Today’s coronavirus news: Pandemic, low wages and work conditions continue to deter the return of restaurant employees in Canada

The latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Wednesday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available. 7:48 a.m. Plans to turn “Come From Away” into a big-screen movie musical have been indefinitely placed on hold, say the Canadian writers behind the Broadway hit. David Hein…

Inflation Fears and Stock Market News

Despite increased fears about inflation, the S&P 500 hits a new all-time high. Chewy (NYSE:CHWY), RH (NYSE:RH), and Marvell Technology (NASDAQ:MRVL) all post better first-quarter results than Wall Street was expecting. Dave & Buster’s (NASDAQ:PLAY) pops, while Casey’s General Stores (NASDAQ:CASY) drops. Monday.com (NASDAQ:MNDY) makes its public debut, and Stitch Fix (NASDAQ:SFIX) shows encouraging growth as it gets ready for…

Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario enters first stage of its economic reopening plan; Porcupine health unit will stay locked down for two weeks as cases surge

The latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Friday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available. 7:55 a.m. Ontario administered almost 200,000 vaccines Thursday; 10,826,669 vaccines have been administered in the province thus far. 8 a.m. Ontario is moving up second doses of COVID-19 vaccines…

Claims Russia restricting international media are false, foreign ministry insists, as Dutch-backed business news site VTimes folds

One of Russia’s top diplomats insisted on Thursday that journalists working for overseas outlets in the country have the same rights as domestic media, and that the ‘foreign agent’ labeling law is a response to American measures. Speaking as part of a meeting at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova…