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Global economy will suffer as long as rich countries don't help vaccinate poor ones, OECD warns

Global economy will suffer as long as rich countries don't help vaccinate poor ones, OECD warns

A leading international economic watchdog urged developed countries to put more effort into providing low-income countries with coronavirus vaccines in order to ensure that the global recovery from the pandemic is more even.This post was originally published on this site

After starting in Edmonton, Teamsters seeking to unionize 8 other Canadian Amazon facilities

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After starting in Edmonton, Teamsters seeking to unionize 8 other Canadian Amazon facilities

The Teamsters workers’ union has launched campaigns to organize employees in at least nine Canadian facilities of U.S. e-commerce company Amazon.com, according to Reuters interviews with union officials.This post was originally published on this site

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Apple issues security patch after Toronto-based Citizen Lab flags vulnerability

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Apple released an emergency software patch to fix a security vulnerability that researchers said could allow hackers to directly infect Apple devices without any user action.This post was originally published on this site

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Amazon Canada hikes front-line worker pay and plans to hire 15,000 more people

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The e-commerce giant is raising the amount it pays its front-line workers and plans to hire 15,000 more people in Canada to keep up with booming demand.This post was originally published on this site

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Canadian pensioners fighting more than $12K in fines for refusing to quarantine in a hotel

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Thelma and Glen Perry of Barrie, Ont., claim they were unjustly fined $12,500 for refusing to quarantine in a hotel upon their return to Canada. The couple join a number of Canadians planning to fight their fines in court.This post was originally published on this site

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China fines Canada Goose over parka claims; Salad kits recalled: CBC's Marketplace Cheat Sheet

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CBC’s Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week.This post was originally published on this site

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StatsCan finds mortgage borrowing hit a record in the spring

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Statistics Canada says mortgage borrowing hit a record in the second quarter as the amount Canadians owe relative to their income climbed higher.This post was originally published on this site

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Apple ordered to loosen App Store grip as critics call for reform

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A federal judge in the U.S. ordered Apple to dismantle part of the competitive barricade guarding its closely run App Store, threatening one of the iPhone maker’s biggest moneymakers.This post was originally published on this site

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Canada’s conomic recovery continues as 90,000 jobs added in August

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Statistics Canada says the economy added 90,000 jobs in August, the third consecutive monthly increase.This post was originally published on this site

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Profound effect of COVID-19 is transforming Canada’s labour market

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COVID-19 has had a “profound effect” on the Canadian labour market, Bank of Canada governor Tiff Macklem said Thursday, as the central bank struggles to understand the impact of “labour slack” and reducing inequality.This post was originally published on this site

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