National Newswatch

Transport Canada’s dangerous-goods registry has outdated, missing data: audit

Oct 27 2020 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Transport Canada isn't always following up when it finds safety violations in the movement of dangerous goods and still doesn’t have the full picture of the companies and locations it is supposed to be monitoring, Canada's interim environment commissioner said Tuesday. Andrew Hayes's fall environment audits included an update on Transport Canada's progress […]

Majority of international travellers since March deemed ‘essential’, avoid quarantine

Oct 23 2020 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — More than 4.6 million people have arrived in Canada since the border closed last March but fewer than one-quarter of them were ordered to quarantine — the rest were deemed "essential" travellers and exempted from the requirement. Canada began to limit foreign travel in March, first asking Canadians themselves to avoid non-essential travel […]

Majority of international travellers since March deemed ‘essential’, avoid quarantine

Oct 23 2020 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — More than 4.6 million people have arrived in Canada since the border closed last March but fewer than one-quarter of them were ordered to quarantine — the rest were deemed "essential" travellers and exempted from the requirement. Canada began to limit foreign travel in March, first asking Canadians themselves to avoid non-essential travel […]

Majority of international travellers since March deemed ‘essential’, avoid quarantine

Oct 23 2020 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — More than 4.6 million people have arrived in Canada since the border closed last March but fewer than one-quarter of them were ordered to quarantine — the rest were deemed "essential" travellers and exempted from the requirement. Canada began to limit foreign travel in March, first asking Canadians themselves to avoid non-essential travel […]

Online hate, racist hiring practices among targets of $15M federal anti-racism funds

Oct 15 2020 — Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Combating online hate is one of the main efforts getting a financial boost from Ottawa's anti-racism strategy, with more than a dozen projects receiving federal funding Thursday. Diversity Minister Bardish Chagger listed 85 projects that will share $15 million from the strategy's anti-racism action program, and nearly one-fifth of that money will be […]