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Montreal

July 31, 2020 BDP Newswatch

Port of Montreal longshoremen deliver strike notice for Monday as labour dispute continues

On Friday morning, union president Martin Lapierre sent the AEM (Association des employeurs maritimes) a strike notice announcing a complete work stoppage on the two Termont terminals starting Monday at 7 a.m. and going until Friday Aug. 7 at 6:59 a.m.

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July 28, 2020 Covid-19

Boris Johnson says Europe is being hit by a second coronavirus wave, as countries bring back restrictions

Europe appears to be at the beginning of a second coronavirus wave, UK prime minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday, after a number of countries on the continent started to reimpose lockdown restrictions following an uptick in cases.

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airplanes waiting at terminal of airport

July 27, 2020 Covid-19

New travel curbs imposed as world tackles second COVID-19 wave

Nations in Asia imposed new restrictions on Monday and an abrupt British quarantine on travellers from Spain threw Europe’s vaunted summer reopening into disarray, as the world confronted the prospect of a second wave of COVID-19 infections.

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Montreal

July 25, 2020 BDP Newswatch

Port of Montreal dock workers set for 4-day strike starting Monday

A group of Port of Montreal workers plans to walk off the job for four days next week as negotiations over a new labour contract drag on.

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Buenos Aires

July 24, 2020 Covid-19

Argentina gradually lifting COVID-19 lockdown restrictions

Argentine President Alberto Fernández announced Friday that COVID-19 lockdown restrictions will be gradually lift starting Saturday.

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