Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that the federal government will be offering cities an advanced transfer of $2.2 billion in infrastructure money to help cover COVID-19-prompted budget shortfalls, as the start of a new month marks the beginning of more regional re-openings. Though, critics say this fast-tracked funding won't be enough.
By testing the blood of more than 10,000 Canadians for antibodies, a new study is hoping to not only find out whether immunity fades with time, but also discover what percentage of the population has been exposed to COVID-19.
The Cargill plant in High River, Alta., shut down for two weeks due to a COVID-19 outbreak there and is now operating at about 60 per cent capacity. The JBS plant in Brooks, Alta., reduced its operations to just one shift a day until recently. The two meat-packers process 70 per cent of Canada's beef.
Officials confirm a small tornado touched down 15 kilometres southeast of Beiseker. A small debris cloud was spotted at the base, but no damage has been reported, so the tornado has been given a preliminary rating of EF0.
A Montreal anti-racism protest demanding justice for a black Minnesota man who died following a police intervention last week degenerated into clashes between police and some demonstrators on Sunday night.