Thursday, August 6, 2020

New mobile app to help notify Canadians of potential COVID-19 exposure

Over the past several months, Canadians have been following public health advice and doing their part to help prevent the spread of...

Laval-based SAIL Outdoors files for bankruptcy protection

The Laval-headquartered SAIL sports and outdoor equipment retail chain announced on Tuesday that is filing for bankruptcy and insolvency status in order...

Facebook agrees to $9 million fine for making misleading privacy claims

Web giant allowed certain third-party developers to access personal information The Competition Bureau has announced that web giant...

COVID economy recovery is already underway, Quebec International Relations Minister tells Laval C of...

Citing an economic prediction made recently by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Quebec International Relations Minister Nadine Girault told an online gathering...

Laval restaurants file lawsuit against their insurers

Class action launched alleging non-respect of ‘business interruption’ clause A group of Quebec restaurant owners, including some in...

Extended COVID-19 shutdown best for recovery, says macroeconomics expert

Maintains re-opening economy too quickly would be counter-productive With COVID-19 still spreading and uncertainty remaining as to whether...

Quebec market regulator says COVID-19 scams are increasing

Economic fears spawn frauds, says Autorité des marchés financiers The watchdog agency that regulates financial and investment services...

Revenu Québec urges essential workers to register early for benefits

Province anticipates 600,000 will apply for COVID-19 work loss compensation Martin C. Barry In view...

Laval bio-science companies involved in COVID-19 research

Cité de la Biotech is home to more than a dozen biotech firms Martin C. Barry

Laval hand sanitizer firm to ship one million units per week

Laval-based Neptune Wellness Solutions, which produces naturally-sourced health products, says it is accelerating production of its hand sanitizers to more than 1...

Thumbs-up from CFIB for Ottawa’s COVID-19 wage subsidy

The subsidies ‘will maintain the link between the employer and the employee,’ says Canadian Federation of Independent Business Martin...