Canada’s ex-finance minister breached ethics rules in charity dealings

Canada’s ex-finance minister breached ethics rules in charity dealings
Canada's Minister of Finance Bill Morneau presents an Economic and Fiscal Snapshot in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada July 8, 2020. REUTERS/Patrick DoyleFormer Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau breached conflict-of-interest rules by not recusing himself when the government awarded a contract to a charity he had close ties to,… Read More

Canada’s high-risk populations face COVID-19 vaccine barriers

Canada’s high-risk populations face COVID-19 vaccine barriers
Nurses from Humber River Hospital's mobile vaccine clinic administer the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a Toronto Community Housing building, as part of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination campaign, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada April 13, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos OsorioAs Canada's vaccination campaign ramps up, people at higher risk of transmitting COVID-19 often lack… Read More

Canada’s Agnico says Nunavut hearings delayed amid rise in COVID-19 cases

Canada’s Agnico says Nunavut hearings delayed amid rise in COVID-19 cases
A visitor speaks with a representative of Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) annual conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada March 1, 2020. REUTERS/Chris HelgrenCanada's Arctic territory Nunavut has delayed public hearings about a key water disposal project at Agnico Eagle Mines' (AEM.TO) Meliadine gold mine, a company executive… Read More

Canada’s Purpose Investments secures approval to launch world’s first Ether ETF

Canada’s Purpose Investments secures approval to launch world’s first Ether ETF
TORONTO, April 16 (Reuters) - Canadian asset manager Purpose Investments Inc said on Friday that it has been cleared by Canadian securities regulators to launch the first direct custody Ether exchange traded fund in the world.The Purpose ETF is designed to provide investors with exposure to the cryptocurrency by investing directly in physically settled Ether… Read More

Canada’s Shopify buys contract to suck CO2 from air to cut emissions

Canada’s Shopify buys contract to suck CO2 from air to cut emissions
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - E-commerce firm Shopify said on Tuesday it would become the first customer to buy contract carbon removal units from Canada-based direct air capture company Carbon Engineering to slash its greenhouse gas emissions and called on others to follow suit.FILE PHOTO: An employee works at Shopify's headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, October 22,… Read More

Canada’s finance ministry calls report of CPPIB CEO’s overseas trip for COVID shot ‘very troubling’

Canada’s finance ministry calls report of CPPIB CEO’s overseas trip for COVID shot ‘very troubling’
TORONTO, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Canada’s ministry of finance called a media report that the head of the country’s largest pension fund had traveled to the Middle East and received a COVID-19 vaccination “very troubling”.Mark Machin, the 54-year-old chief executive of the C$475.7 billion ($377 billion) Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), received a Pfizer… Read More

Tennis: Canada’s Auger-Aliassime crushes Moutet to reach Murray River final

Tennis: Canada’s Auger-Aliassime crushes Moutet to reach Murray River final
FILE PHOTO: Tennis - ATP 250 - bett1HULKS Indoors - Lanxess Arena, Cologne, Germany - October 18, 2020 Canada's Felix Auger Aliassime in action during the final against Germany's Alexander Zverev REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen(Reuters) - Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime moved a step closer to his maiden ATP title after a 6-1 6-2 win over Corentin Moutet in… Read More