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Emirates to airlift aid for free into India

May 10, 2021 by Jon Gambrell THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Will fly aid from the World Health Organization and other groups into India for free to help fight coronavirus

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Businesses in Ontario’s GTA region getting vaccination support

May 5, 2021 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Five mobile units rolling out May 7 in Toronto, York and Peel

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Canada Post sees loss in 2020

May 4, 2021 by The Canadian Press (CPSTF)

Losses increase fivefold in 2020 due to COVID, despite increase in parcels

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Port of Montreal volumes down for first time in seven years

May 4, 2021 by The Canadian Press (CPSTF)

Pandemic, dockworkers strike and rail blockade all hit the port in 2020

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Peel Region Covid closures mount

May 4, 2021 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Canadian Tire, Amazon, Fedex and TJX the latest to have distribution operations affected by Covid outbreaks

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Union slams Loblaw bonus for frontline workers

May 3, 2021 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

One-time payment ranging from $25 to a maximum of $175 for full-time workers is "chump change" Unifor says

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Ontario paid sick leave plan ‘inadequate, unfair,’ small business group says

April 30, 2021 by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Better Way Alliance said the provincial benefit does not go far enough, regardless of the Covid-19 pandemic

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Amazon’s profit more than triples as boom continues

April 30, 2021 by Joseph Pisani THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

First-quarter profit more than tripled from a year ago, as pandemic fuels e-commerce

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B.C. considering paid sick leave for workers

April 29, 2021 by Camille Bains THE CANADIAN PRESS

Over 90 percent of workers in B.C. earning $30,000 or less a year do not have a sick-pay plan

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Ontario workers to get three paid sick days

April 29, 2021 by Shawn Jeffords THE CANADIAN PRESS

Sick leave will be retroactive to April 19 and will end on Sept. 25; employers will be reimbursed for up to $200 a day