Ottawa poised to extend commercial rent relief into…

CBC News has learned the federal government will extend Canadian Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA), its rent subsidy program to support small businesses. Michael Smith, co-founder of the grassroots advocacy group Save Small Business (SSB),…

Hong Kong postpones elections by a year, citing…

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced Friday that the government will postpone highly anticipated legislative elections by one year, citing a worsening coronavirus outbreak in the semi-autonomous Chinese region. The Hong Kong government is invoking…