Highlights / recovery

Economy

COVID-19: Economic outlook for Canada, provinces, and people

A new study from the non-profit and non-partisan think tank, The Conference Board of Canada, suggests a slow economic recovery from the effects of the pandemic The new analysis suggests that recovery will take a little longer than previous estimates »

Economy, Society

Canada’s economy grew by 4.5% in May, set to grow more in June: report

Canada’s economy grew by a healthy 4.5 per cent in May and is set to grow by 5 per cent in June as the gradual lifting of pandemic-induced lockdowns takes the country further away from the economic abyss it was »

Economy, International, Politics

Canada calls for concerted global action to assure post-pandemic recovery

The international community must work together to enable an inclusive and sustainable post-pandemic economic recovery, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told a virtual United Nations meeting on Thursday as Canada ramps up efforts to secure a seat on the UN Security »

International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics

U.S. Navy to help recover crashed Canadian Forces helicopter in Ionian Sea

More information is now being released about the crash of a Canadian Forces Cyclone helicopter. The aircraft  based on the HMCS Fredericton went down on Apr. 29 while on exercises off the coast of Greece with NATO allies. Initially it »

International, Politics

Search for missing helicopter crew turns to recovery as more remains found

Three days after a Canadian military helicopter with six crew members on board crashed into the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Greece, the Department of National Defence said Friday it has lost hope of finding any survivors. The helicopter »

Economy, Indigenous, International

 Huge backlog of goods due to rail blockades in Canada

Now that the rail blockades over an indigenous pipeline dispute have ended, the country is facing a huge backlog of goods waiting to be moved by rail to their destinations. Over 1,000 rail workers who had been temporarily laid off »

Health, International, Internet, Science & Technology

New hope for improved recovery from stroke

Canadian research and development of a new drug has shown great potential to help patients in their recovery from stroke by reducing brain cell damage. Dr. Michael D Hill (MD  MSc, FRCPC) is a professor of Neurology at the University »

Environment & Animal Life, Society

Trudeau arrives in Halifax to survey Hurricane Dorian damage

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived in Halifax Tuesday morning to take stock of the devastation brought by Hurricane Dorian as it barreled through Atlantic Canada over the weekend, bringing heavy rains and strong winds that uprooted trees and knocked down »

Politics, Society

WWII relic: Swedish waters finally give up bomber wreck

It was August 1943 that a crew aboard a Canadian squadron bomber were sent on a dangerous mission over Germany. The large Handley-Page Halifax never made it back. The disabled plane crashed into the sea off the coast of Sweden »

Internet, Science & Technology

Historic Avro Arrow test model recovered

Postwar intercepter: Conspiracies, myths, legends An early test model of the legendary Canadian Avro Arrow intercepter, has been brought to the surface from the bottome of Lake Ontario where it had lain for over 60 years. The CF-105 Avro (A.V. »