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Economy, Politics, Society

Ottawa extends tax payment deadline once again

Canada’s federal tax collection agency announced Monday that it is extending once again the payment deadline for federal taxes and is offering interest relief on taxes owed to Ottawa amid the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Canada Revenue »

Economy, Society

Government extends emergency benefit program by 8 more weeks

Citing “a long journey ahead” on the road to Canada’s economic recovery, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that the federal government is extending by two more months a key income replacement program for millions of Canadians who lost their »

Economy, Politics, Society

Government looks at extending emergency benefit program, says Trudeau

The minority Liberal government is looking at ways of extending a federal program that pays benefits to millions of Canadians who have lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday. Speaking at his daily »

Society

Montreal métro’s Blue Line extension gets green light

The extension of the Montreal métro’s Blue Line will finally go ahead, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard and Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante announced Monday. The three levels of government did not release any financial details of »