As countries across the globe spend billions in green recovery efforts, dozens of Canadian experts and corporate leaders are urging the government to follow suit.
The governing Liberals 'will pay a heavy political price,' if they don't introduce a new wealth tax, said NDP finance critic Peter Julian.
'I get we're in a pandemic, and I'm very supportive of using the technology, but until I know that it respects the basic rights and has the highest standards, I can't see that it's going to work,' said MP Charlie Angus.
The Ontario privacy commissioner says he hasn’t seen the app in the final form ahead of the planned July 2 rollout, but is ‘satisfied that privacy is being properly considered.'
'There have been a number of programs that were rolled out initially that didn't take into account the unique circumstances of Indigenous business,' says Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business president Tabatha Bull.
A recent OECD study looked at the economic impact of a second wave of COVID-19, and suggested it could cause nearly a double-digit drop in Canada's GDP.
Northern Affairs Minister Dan Vandal says he's hearing most about the need for more money for housing and infrastructure as northerners grapple with the pandemic fallout.
On July 1, the Canadian Renewable Energy Association will open its doors.