According to Stats Canada’s fourth-quarter financial report, the income from the retail sector, manufacturing sector, petroleum and coal manufacturing, the food and beverage stores industry, exports of motor vehicles and parts and the motor vehicle and trailer manufacturing all showed income losses in the fourth quarter.
Twitter was going crazy on Thursday when an Associated Press article (now updated) misinformed people that Hasbro would be removing the gender from their Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head toys. Instead they were only in fact removing the Mr. and Mrs. from the brand — not the toy.
In 2018, the Government of Canada committed to reducing poverty through what they called the “Opportunity for All – Canada’s First Poverty Reduction Strategy.” The first report on “Canada’s progress” was tabled in parliament yesterday by Ahmed Hussen the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development – but what did Canada commit to in their poverty reduction strategy?
The Liberal member of parliament from Davenport Toronto – Julie Dzerowicz has tabled a private members bill (C-273) that aims to “establish a national strategy for a guaranteed basic income.”
A researcher at the Ontario Civil Liberties Association, Denis Randcourt has released a working paper reviewing scientific reports of harms caused by face masks. Denis Randcourt is also a member scientist of PANDA which says that they consider explanations that allow them to count the human costs of COVID-19 globally.
Canadian vehicle company AK Motors has recently unveiled a concept car for their new brand “The Maple Majestic.” This EV and potentially hybrid vehicle is designed to adapt better to the harsh conditions that come with Canadian winters — something that other EV’s haven’t fully adapted to yet.
But will it be a first-place contender or a huge wreck for the Canadian automotive industry?
The technology would allow a content creator to “put their mark on their work and have that attribution accompany that piece of content across different platforms, hosts and stories” said Chief Product Officer of Adobe, Scott Belsky to an audience at Adobe MAX 2019.
A Pew Research Center study titled “News Use Across Social Media Platforms in 2020” shines a light on where Americans were getting their news from on social media in 2020. The report also breaks gives some interesting insights into what social media platforms were most popular among Democrats and Republicans.
Unifor, who represents more than 300,000 members is calling for “the federal government to prioritize improvements to income security, pandemic supports, industrial strategy, critical infrastructure, and public services in the union’s federal budget recommendations, with the goal to #BuildBackBetter from COVID-19.”
JFFC has asked Alberta Premier Jason Kenney to release James Coates and rescind the health orders of the Chief Medical Officer.
Coates has been jailed for exercising his Charter freedoms of conscience, religion, association and peaceful assembly.