MONTREAL – Quebec’s economic recovery plan unveiled Tuesday aims to reopen the province’s retail, construction and manufacturing sectors by mid-May, allowing roughly 500,000 people who had been temporarily laid off during the pandemic to return to work. Despite […]Read More about Quebec to reopen retail, construction and manufacturing businesses
A black swan event must meet three criteria: it must be an outlier, must have a major impact and must be declared predictable in hindsight. (Buiobuione/Wikimedia), CC BY-SA Since the “black swan” metaphor was coined […]Read More about Coronavirus is significant, but is it a true black swan event?
TORONTO – Dozens of people living in tents across Toronto have been moved into furnished apartment buildings as part of the city’s response to protect the vulnerable during the COVID-19 crisis. The encampments have popped up throughout […]Read More about Homeless man being moved to Toronto apartment “can’t wait to take a bubble bath”
The Ontario government is allowing certain businesses and workplaces to reopen as long as they comply with strict public health measures and operate safely during the COVID-19 outbreak. Those permitted to start up include seasonal […]Read More about Ontario Revises List of Workplaces to Reopen Including More Construction
CMHC has reported that its monthly Starts and Completions Survey (SCS) for April was conducted in each province with the exception of Québec, following the introduction of pandemic measures in the province in late March. […]Read More about Canadian housing starts activity diverged regionally in April: CMHC