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Travelling to america? The foundations are nonetheless in flux

American vacationers craving to go to Canada acquired welcome information this week when the federal authorities introduced it would reopen its doorways to completely vaccinated U.S. residents as of Aug. 9.

However there’s nonetheless no date for when Canadians might be able to cross the land border into america, and that has some would-be travellers voicing their frustrations.

“I am ready fairly rattling patiently. We’re all ready fairly patiently to have this border open,” mentioned Leslie Beitel of Lethbridge, Alta. She owns a second residence about 290 kilometres away in Columbia Falls, Mont., however cannot drive there as a result of the U.S. land border is closed.  

“It could simply be very nice to have the ability to have free entry to our place,” she mentioned. Learn extra

Following information that the U.S. will prolong its land border closure with Mexico and Canada till Aug. 21, Mexico’s Ambassador to Canada Juan José Gomez-Camacho tells Energy & Politics he thinks it is logical for america to deal with its northern and southern borders the identical. 7:28

Oil and gasoline staff ‘is not going to be left behind’ in clear power future, says Ottawa

The federal authorities is launching a long-awaited course of to give you a plan to assist oil and gasoline staff as economies world wide transfer away from fossil fuels.

“They won’t be left behind,” Pure Sources Minister Seamus O’Regan instructed a information convention. “Employees might be on the centre of a clear power future.”

The minister launched an almost three-month session course of earlier this week.

Employees, labour teams and trade stakeholders can submit their suggestions on proposed federal laws that may supply assist for staff leaving the trade, similar to job coaching.

However based on economist Jim Stanford of the Canadian Centre for Coverage Options, it is nonetheless only a “child step.” 

“Given that there’s an election that’s on the horizon, that is extra about optics to make the federal government seem like it is doing one thing,” he mentioned.

He estimates that over the subsequent 25 years, many roles within the oilpatch will disappear and the federal government might want to spend at the least $1 billion a yr to assist the retraining and relocation of staff. Learn extra

A haul truck carrying a full load drives away from a mining shovel on the Albian Sands oilsands mine close to Fort McMurray, Alta. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press)

Heads up! These Neutrogena spray-on sunscreens have been recalled

Earlier than you head out to the seashore this weekend, it’s possible you’ll need to double-check your sunscreen.

Johnson & Johnson is recalling a number of Neutrogena spray-on sunscreens after “elevated ranges of benzene” had been detected in testing, Well being Canada mentioned in an advisory.

Lengthy-term and frequent publicity to elevated ranges of benzene carries well being dangers, Well being Canada says. That publicity can happen through inhalation or absorption by means of pores and skin. Learn extra

A closeup picture of a pattern of Neutrogena Seaside Protection Youngsters SPF 60 Spray — a sunscreen product that’s being recalled by Johnson & Johnson. The corporate can be recalling Neutrogena Extremely Sheer kids and grownup sunscreen merchandise after elevated ranges of benzene had been detected. (healthycanadians.gc.ca)

What else is happening?

Canada’s constructing codes do not deal with tornadoes — although we see 2nd most on the earth
Hurricane straps may save lives, specialists say, however they don’t seem to be necessary underneath the Nationwide Constructing Code of Canada.

WestJet drops out of talks with authorities on pandemic help
The airline mentioned it stays open to resuming talks sooner or later.

Basic automobile homeowners floored after storage strips components, refuses to return beloved automobiles
Prospects of the specialty autobody and mechanic store say their automobiles have been ruined.

This Burrata cheese has been recalled resulting from a attainable Listeria contamination
When you’ve obtained La Bella Contadina Burrata Nadi con latte di bufala (cheese) in your house, please throw it out or return it to the shop it was bought at.

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