Trump to approve U.S. import of Canadian pharmaceuticals
U.S. President Donald Trump has just announced his lifting of longstanding bans on foreign-produced pharmaceuticals from Canada and other countries.
Trudeau Liberals run $1.4 billion deficit in first two months of 2019-20
According to the report, “The Finance Department’s numbers show the combined shortfall for April and May 2019 came after government spending and public debt charges expanded at a pace about three times higher than revenues.
Capital One data breach: Millions of Canadians’ SIN numbers, credit scores and personal information compromised
A massive data breach has been reported by the credit company Capital One Financial Corp. In Canada, 6 million people…
Elon Musk’s Boring Company raises $120 million, achieving unicorn status in the process
Another company managed by Elon Musk has reached unicorn status.
Lack of transparency around Calgary Flames arena: Canadian Taxpayers Federation
“Many arenas have been built privately in Canada, and there’s no reason why it can’t be done in Calgary as well. So, Calgary can get the benefits of a new arena without having to risk taxpayer money on it.”
Mini-nuclear power plants at least 10 years out: Canadian Nuclear Association
“There will always be a need for diesel, but you can minimize it and this modular reactor technology becomes attractive to develop in the north when the alternative is transporting diesel in perpetuity.”
$22/hr wage needed to survive in a two-bedroom apartment in Canada—report
A minimum wage of $12.65 in Vancouver means one would have to work a 112-hour week to afford a two-bedroom apartment.
Tim Hortons announces new Beyond Burgers
Tims plans on releasing two different types of experimental burgers. The Beyond Burger, topped with processed cheese, lettuce, tomato, ketchup, mustard, and mayo, or the BBQ Beyond Burger, which swaps out ketchup and mustard for their BBQ sauce.
Trudeau manages to spend $3.3 billion in taxpayer dollars since the House of Commons adjourned
According to a report by True North, the Trudeau Liberals have announced a total of $3.3 billion in funding going into the pre-writ period of the election since the House of Commons adjourned on June 21st.