Canada temporarily suspends puppies from Ukraine
Canadian authorities are temporarily halting the import of puppies from Ukraine after more than 500 dogs were found crammed on an airplane last month, and dozens have died. But animal welfare advocates say the change should not end the international puppy trade targeting Canadians.
Marketplace David Common reports.
Health Canada’s ban on vaping ads will take effect in August
Following growing research suggesting that vaping is on the rise among adolescents, Health Canada is banning advertisements for vapers in areas where young people can be exposed to it. The ban applies to all retail outlets and online stores selling electronic cigarettes, with the exception of adult establishments. Learn more about the changes.
Fashion retailers are struggling during the pandemic. Here’s what they do to survive
It’s no secret that malls and department stores have struggled in recent months, but some businesses may be more prepared for the storm than others. Larry Rosen, CEO of Harry Rosen, says his business is surviving by taking advantage of federal support programs and boosting its liquidity, but that the competitors who entered the crisis with a lot of debt are already in danger. Learn more about how companies are trying to fight back.
The pandemic is not over. But for workers at Maple Leaf Foods, the extra wage is
Maple Leaf Foods no longer pays employees $ 2 more for working during COVID-19.
This draws criticism from employees at the company’s Hamilton plant, who say that while the risk of working hasn’t gone down, wages shouldn’t either.
“At the start, they gave us T-shirts that said, ‘Not all heroes wear capes’ and we really loved these shirts. When we received them, we felt, “Okay, they really appreciate us,” “said Chris Bernard, the shop steward at the factory.
“Now we no longer feel like heroes. They say we are not worth it [an extra] $ 2 an hour. “Learn more about workers at Maple Leaf Foods speaking up.”
What else is going on?
Uber enters Canadian grocery delivery industry
The program will be piloted in Toronto and Montreal.
DavidsTea to ‘Significantly Reduce’ Number of Stores and Go Online
The company is being restructured under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, which covers insolvent companies.
Riveted mesh floor lamp recalled due to fire hazard
Some models of this lamp, sold at Restoration Hardware, may overheat, which poses a risk of fire.
Daiya brand Classic Vanilla Creme non-dairy frozen dessert recalled due to undeclared milk
People with allergies or milk showers should not consume the product.
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