Plus, Joe Clark is pitching in to help with Canada’s UN Security Council seat bid, and a new Samara book looks at what's wrong with federal politics.
Mark Bourrie took home a $30,000 cheque as part of winning this year's RBC Taylor Prize for his latest book, Bush Runner: The Adventures of Pierre-Esprit Radisson. Photograph and book cover image courtesy of RBC Taylor Prize
Former Parliament Hill reporter Mark Bourrie took home this year’s RBC Taylor Prize and a hefty $30,000 cheque for his latest book, Bush Runner: The Adventures of Pierre-Esprit Radisson.
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The 'biggest point of concern right now' is 'making sure that we keep those shipments of fresh vegetables and other commodities rolling in by truck across the border, truck or train,' says John Manley.
The number of lobbying files connected to COVID-19 has exploded in the last week, with 90 registrations for 55 organizations outlining plans to push federal officials on issues ranging from policy to funding.
In Canada, separate projects are underway that would combine phone location data with positive COVID-19 diagnoses to notify individuals about potential exposure in what their creators say are privacy-friendly ways.
It’s still unclear how much the support will ultimately cost, and how many businesses and organizations will apply and receive such assistance, though Prime Minister Trudeau acknowledged that the 'costs keep climbing.'