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Income tax cuts expected as Quebec finance minister to table budget Tuesday

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 21, 2023 8:25 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size Quebec Finance Minister Eric Girard is scheduled to table the first budget of the Coalition Avenir Québec’s second mandate this afternoon. Girard broke with tradition on Monday — instead of …

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Layoffs at Simcoe County hospital due to funding cuts spark concern for Ontario Nurses Assoc.

Amid calls to bring more health-care workers to the province, the Ontario Nurses Association worries 13 nurses laid off at a Simcoe County hospital is just the start of a downward spiral. The Ontario Nurses Association confirmed to Global News that 13 nurses at Stevenson Memorial Hospital in Alliston, Ont., …

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Google Canada starts layoffs as parent company cuts 12,000 workers globally

Google sent layoff notices on Monday to affected Canadian employees after its parent company Alphabet announced earlier this year it was cutting 12,000 of its global workforce. Google Canada spokesperson Lauren Skelly said notifications had been sent to staff impacted by the cuts announced last month. It wasn’t immediately clear …

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New hospital program helps Toronto’s homeless, cuts ambulance offload time – Toronto

TORONTO — A Toronto hospital has opened a stand-alone clinic where paramedics can drop off homeless people who are intoxicated by alcohol so they can recover and then access services. Early results show dramatic improvements in ambulance offload times and freed-up beds at the hospital’s emergency department. Three weeks ago, …

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Russia cuts flow of gas to Europe, raising fresh doubts about Canada’s sanctions waiver

Russia’s Gazprom finally acted on weeks of threats and hints overnight, cutting the already-reduced flow of gas through the Nord Stream One pipeline to just 20 per cent of its full capacity. The move brought new worries to Germany, Italy and the other European countries that depend heavily on Russian gas …

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