Labour studies and economics professor Wayne Lewchuk of McMaster University says universal basic income can help people build on their existing careers without the fear of falling into poverty. »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depthContinue Reading

The Ontario government’s health agency has issued two emergency orders to help hospitals cope with a surge in COVID-19 patients. One order allows hospitals to transfer patients without their consent if facilities are overwhelmed. The other allows health-care professionals and staff from the province’s community care agencies to be redeployedContinue Reading

The funeral service for Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth’s husband, will be held on April 17, Buckingham Palace said. The palace also confirmed Prince Harry is planning to attend the service, which will be held at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, preceded by a national minute of silence. There willContinue Reading

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will address Canadians on the COVID-19 situation and hold a media availability. Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc, Health Minister Patty Hajdu, Procurement Minister Anita Anand, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Dr. Theresa Tam, and Deputy Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Dr. Howard Njoo willContinue Reading