Liberals emphasize climate change, economic inequality and systemic racism, but say not much can be done if the COVID-19 pandemic is not brought under control.
Experts say shifts in consumer behaviour mean lengthy backorders are more likely to arise on discretionary items such as patio heaters.
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"It's a pretty sharp pullback after some explosive growth in retail spending in June."
'Our sectors are different – we cannot offer curbside pickup, e-commerce or pivot to manufacturing new products.'
Pharmacies across the province will be allowed to conduct COVID-19 tests to increase capacity; Ottawa reports 61 new cases.
Consumer demand has held up better than expected over the summer, which has allowed for price growth in some categories as well as letting businesses pass on additional costs, economist says.
Canadian Armed Forces was previously hit by deep cuts when the federal government struggled to balance the books in both the 1990s and early 2010s.
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The airline's acquisition by Air Canada looks increasingly uncertain.