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The deadlines may be extended, but don't wait to file your taxes, experts say

The deadlines may be extended, but don't wait to file your taxes, experts say

OTTAWA — As part of the steps taken to help deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, Ottawa has pushed back the deadline for Canadians filing their income tax returns, but financial experts say that's no reason to delay filing your return this year.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for March, by province

OTTAWA — Canada's national unemployment rate was 7.8 per cent in March. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador 11.7 per cent (12.0) — Prince Edward Island 8.6 (8.

National employment numbers for March from Statistics Canada, at a glance

OTTAWA — A quick look at March employment (numbers from the previous month in brackets): Unemployment rate: 7.8 per cent (5.6) Employment rate: 58.5 per cent (61.8) Participation rate: 63.5 per cent (65.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for March, by Canadian city

OTTAWA — The national unemployment rate was 7.8 per cent in March. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities.
Canada Goose increasing production of medical gear, reopens more factories

Canada Goose increasing production of medical gear, reopens more factories

TORONTO — Canada Goose Holdings Inc. is moving to increase its domestic production of personal protective equipment for health-care workers across Canada.
C.D. Howe says Canada must invest in key areas to deal with COVID-19 crisis

C.D. Howe says Canada must invest in key areas to deal with COVID-19 crisis

OTTAWA — A C.D.
Asian shares mixed, Tokyo lower as Wall Street rally fades

Asian shares mixed, Tokyo lower as Wall Street rally fades

BANGKOK — Shares were mixed in Asia on Thursday after a 3.4% gain on Wall Street overnight as investors chose a positive focus for data about the coronavirus outbreak’s trajectory. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index lost 0.
Alberta projects peak COVID hospitalizations to peak at 800-plus in late May

Alberta projects peak COVID hospitalizations to peak at 800-plus in late May

EDMONTON — Early forecasts on Alberta's COVID-19 crisis suggest hospitalization cases will peak in late May.
Countries start thinking about easing up on restrictions

Countries start thinking about easing up on restrictions

NEW YORK — Even as coronavirus deaths mount across Europe and New York, the U.S.
Celeb chefs unite to feed hungry, help bleeding restaurants

Celeb chefs unite to feed hungry, help bleeding restaurants

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — When Jose Andres first came to New York City, the wide-eyed sailor in the Spanish navy docked on West 30th Street full of ambition.