Canada introduces weapons bill that would allow cities to ban guns

Fox News Flash top headlines for February 16 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Tuesday called for sweeping measures, amendments to an existing gun control law, that would permit municipalities to ban handguns and institute a new federal buy-back program. “You can’t fight gun violence or […]

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Macklem Says Canadian Economy Has Enough Stimulus for Now

Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem said the nation’s economy is flush enough with stimulus to survive the current downturn and doesn’t need additional help from monetary policy. In an interview with Bloomberg News after a rate decision on Wednesday, Macklem said policy makers considered whether more measures were needed to spur growth — including […]

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Canada to Buy 7.6 Million Becton Dickinson Rapid Covid Tests

The Canadian government is buying 7.6 million rapid Covid-19 tests from diagnostics maker Becton Dickinson and Co., the company said on Tuesday. Becton Dickinson’s test, which was cleared by regulator Health Canada last month, runs on the company’s cell-phone-sized Veritor Plus System and can return results in 15 minutes. Canada is also buying up to […]

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Consumer Confidence in Canada Approaching Pre-Pandemic Levels

Consumer confidence in Canada continued its march higher as it quickly approaches pre-pandemic levels. The Bloomberg Nanos Canadian Confidence Index, a composite measure of financial health and economic expectations, ticked up to 52.8 last week, from 51.7 a week earlier. The index is at the highest since mid-March, and has made up more than four-fifths […]

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Canadian Finance Minister Quits Amid Rift With Trudeau

Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau resigned after a rift with Justin Trudeau proved impossible to repair, leaving the cabinet with a major hole in the midst of a deep recession. Morneau made the announcement at a press conference in Ottawa on Monday evening, saying he told the prime minister earlier that day he doesn’t intend […]

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