Canada’s major oil producers are now united in trying to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, calling their plan good for the economy. But one group says it’s a public relations push to get federal money.
As pandemic restrictions ease, businesses hope customers will flood back, spurring a surge in summer hiring. But while there’s optimism better days are ahead, not everyone is certain a wave of employment is about to wash over the economy.
Ottawa has embarked on Phase 1 of a multiphase approach to lift its travel restrictions. However, the government warns that the process will be gradual — based on scientific data and not people's pleas to reopen the borders.
Many Ontario businesses are preparing to reopen with some limitations after a frustrating period of ever-changing pandemic restrictions affecting retailers and services that were deemed non-essential.