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No easy way home for seafarers delivering goods to Canadian ports during pandemic

MONTREAL — Resig Calanog’s walk around Montreal’s port is only the second time in nine months he’s been on solid ground. Even for a career ship worker, it’s a lot of time at sea. As for when he’ll be able to walk in his homeland in the Philippines and see his three children, that remains uncertain. “Soon, I hope,”...


City of Toronto update on COVID-19 cases and enforcement

2-May-2020: The City of Toronto continues to respond to COVID-19. Residents are reminded of the importance of reducing all contact with others as much as possible and staying home except for essential outings to help stop the community spread of the deadly virus. As of this afternoon, there are 5,967 cases of COVID-19 in Toronto....


Canada to continue immigration increases, Mendicino announces

OTTAWA — The federal government is continuing with slight increases to the number of immigrants Canada will accept over the next three years. Federal Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino released the planned immigration levels from this year until 2022 today. He says Canada will admit 341,000 people in 2020, 351,000 next year and 361,000 in 2022....