Worried your COVID-19 vaccine won’t be accepted abroad? Here’s what you need to know

Fully vaccinated and ready to travel? Before booking your trip, make sure your destination recognizes your COVID-19 vaccine. As some Canadian travellers have already discovered, not all COVID-19 vaccines are considered equal. Here's the latest on which vaccines distributed in Canada might...

Fully vaccinated and yearning to travel? Here are the new rules of the road

Canada's announcement that fully vaccinated Canadian travellers can skip quarantine upon their return has inspired some people to start making travel plans.But before packing your bags, take note that the pandemic isn't over — and there are still travel rules...

Companies grapple with keeping vaccinated and unvaccinated workers safe as offices reopen

Unvaccinated workers returning to the office could be required to continue wearing masks, steer clear of common areas and face a staggered workday — or may even be asked to stay home, experts say.As workplaces begin to reopen, employers are...

Juul to pay $40M to settle North Carolina lawsuit alleging it pushes nicotine on to teens

Electronic cigarette giant Juul Labs Inc. will pay $40 million to North Carolina and take more action to prevent underage use and sales, according to a landmark legal settlement announced Monday after years of accusations that the company had fueled...

Ottawa ups fine to $5,000 for travellers who refuse to quarantine in a hotel

Air passengers entering Canada who refuse to quarantine in a designated hotel will soon be subject to a $5,000 fine.The federal government has announced that, starting Friday, international air passengers who decline to take their required COVID-19 tests or who refuse to...

How offering employees paid sick leave can pay off for businesses

With pleas to provide paid sick leave for essential workers growing louder in several parts of the country, some companies that already do so say it's not just good for protecting health — it's good for the books. "So the outcome is...