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...

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...

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

CFIB-Quebec welcomes amendments to province’s economic recovery law

Small/medium businesses will be protected from evictions and property seizures The Quebec branch of the Canadian Federation for...

Couche-Tard profits increase, despite COVID-19

Laval-based Couche-Tard convenience stores, one of the remaining crown jewels of corporate Quebec, managed to greatly increase...

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-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...

Laval businessman fined more than $143,000 for evading provincial tax

Revenu Québec said on Tuesday that a Laval business owner and two transport logistics companies he owns have been fined $143,066.41 after...

Laval to temporarily allow larger outdoor terraces as part of post-COVID economic strategy

Saying they want to help restaurant owners and local businesses increase their capacity during the COVID-19 recovery period, officials with the City...

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...

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...