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Canadian Tire Got Bumped From Canada’s Essential Services & People Can’t Go In The Stores

They can still get curbside pickup though. At this point, more closures shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone. Canada‘s essential services list was revised, and one of the stores that didn’t make the cut was Canadian Tire. It will now only be offering curbside pickup and delivery. In an April 4 press …

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IKEA Canada just gave over 40,000 N95 masks to frontline healthcare workers

An IKEA in Canada just stepped up as they saw the desperate need for personal protective equipment for doctors, nurses and other frontline healthcare workers. A store in Edmonton recently found 41,800 N95 masks in storage. The store had stocked the masks to be used for safety precautions before the pandemic hit. Today @IKEACanada …

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Applying for EI is turning out to be a major headache for many in Canada

An estimated 1.5 million Canadians are now unemployed in the wake of coronavirus-related layoffs, but according to one study, one third of them won’t be covered by Employment Insurance (EI).  The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives just released an analysis that says 862,000 Canadians won’t receive anything from EI or the Canada Emergency Response …

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KFC Canada Just Closed All Restaurants, Drive-Thru And Delivery

KFC Canada, the one place where doors are normally open even when everything else is closed, is shutting down across Canada. The change will take into effect as of Monday . While takeout and eat-in dining is no longer available, customers also will not be able to use the drive-thru or …

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You Really, Really Need To Clean Your Mailbox Right Now

Protect your postal worker! No matter how challenging things get, postal workers continue their essential work. The spread of COVID-19 in Canada has not stopped mail delivery. However, the postal workers union has asked Canadians to help them out by cleaning their mailboxes. In a March 30 news release, the CUPW asked that …

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Hotels in Canada are offering free showers and breakfast to truck drivers

Stay in the loop Sign up for our free email newsletter. Unsubscribe anytime or contact us for details.ShareTweetSave this Article Truck drivers in Canada are being offered a free shower and breakfast at a hotel, and honestly, it’s the heartwarming news that we all need during the COVID-19 pandemic. A Saskatchewan Holiday Inn took …

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All Weed Stores in Ontario Are Closing

The province removed cannabis stores from its list of essential businesses but online sales will still be available. Ontario is ordering all 52 cannabis retail stores to close after it released an updated list of essential services. The province said businesses not on the list will have to shut their …

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Ford Is ‘Disappointed’ In Trump For Blocking N95 Masks & Will Never Rely On Him Again

“I can’t stress how disappointed I am with President Trump.” The Ontario government announced in a press conference on Friday that they would be working towards creating more protective equipment here in Canada. The news comes after President Donald Trump ordered an American manufacture to stop shipping protective equipment to …

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Government says coronavirus pandemic could last for two more years in Canada

It’s been just over three weeks since the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic in response to the 2019 novel coronavirus — but doesn’t it feel like longer? A lot longer? Sadly, this period of intense restrictions and social distancing may last for some time: 18 months to two …

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Tim Hortons Canada Just Closed All Restaurants, Drive-Thru And Delivery

Tim Horton’s, the one place where doors are normally open even when everything else is closed, is shutting down across Canada. The change will take into effect as of Monday . While takeout and eat-in dining is no longer available, customers also will not be able to use the drive-thru or …

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