WestJet said all flights to and from Moncton, N.B., Fredericton and Sydney, N.S. and Charlottetown, P.E.I. will be discontinued as of Nov. 2.
“We feel that these forced closures, given our proven track record, are excessive and do not consider our team’s efforts, of which we are very proud,” CEO Ellis Jacobs said on Tuesday.
The sin tax on beer, wine and alcohol was introduced by the Trudeau government in 2017 and is scheduled to increase next year.
The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) will be extended to next summer, and the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) will be expanded to help businesses with fixed costs.
PC Financial, Loblaw’s financial services subsidiary, announced on Monday the creation of the new PC Money Account, adding an “everyday banking option” to the company’s list of financial offerings. PC Optimum holders can get a boost.
Amazon will open two new fulfilment centres in Hamilton and Ajax, creating 2,500 jobs as the e-commerce behemoth continues to expand its reach in Canada.
Dollarama customers were buying more seasonal items, including gardening, barbecue, pool products, while they stayed at home through the summer.
Ottawa has extended the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) program that provides $40,000 loans for companies that are struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic.
WestJet Airlines is introducing a zero tolerance mask policy, requiring all guests over the age of two to wear a mask or possibly face a one-year travel ban.
The price of a used vehicle is increasing in Canada as the coronavirus pandemic strains supply of pre-owned vehicles and demand continues to increase.
Analysts expect the back-to-school shopping season to be choppy and delayed this year as parents grapple with uncertainty around school re-opening as well as the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Air Canada’s CEO said Canada has “one of the most severe aviation lockdown regimes in the world,” preventing the airline’s ability to recover amid collapsing demand.
Empire Ltd., the parent company of the Sobeys grocery chain, unveiled a plan to increase earnings by $500 million over the next three years through store renovations, grocery e-commerce and expanding its private label brand.
“The coronavirus probably did more for digital transformation than any CEO out there,” Horacio Barbeito, Walmart Canada’s chief executive, said in an interview.
A new HSBC survey has found that one in five Canadian companies are diversifying their supply chains after the coronavirus pandemic exposed gaps and shortfalls across a range of industries.
On Friday, restaurants across most regions in Ontario will be able to open their indoor spaces to a maximum of 50 customers as the province enters Stage 3 of its reopening plan.
While dine-in restaurants, bars and gyms in areas across most of Ontario will be able to reopen their doors to the public on Friday, Canada’s largest movie theatre chain is holding off on doing the same.
Air Canada is calling on the federal government to ease restrictions that force travellers to quarantine for two weeks upon arriving in Canada.
Top executives from Loblaw, Sobeys and Metro told a House of Commons committee on Friday that the decisions to cancel pandemic pay raises were made independently, despite the fact the changes occurred on the same day.
DavidsTea filed for protection from its creditors on Wednesday, as the company looks to reduce its number of store locations and shift its focus away from bricks and mortar.