N.B. nursing home unions seek $4 per hour wage hike to address labour shortages

The New Brunswick Council of Nursing Home Unions is calling on the provincial government to increase wages for workers in long-term care homes by $4 per hour. (File photo) The New Brunswick Council of Nursing Home Unions is calling on the provincial government to increase wages for workers in long-term care homes by $4 per hour. (File photo)

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Canada no longer advising against non-essential travel, first time since March 2020

The Canadian government has quietly lifted its advisory against non-essential international travel, marking the first time since March 2020 that the notice has been lifted. 'Be aware that although you are better protected against serious illness if you are vaccinated, you may still be at risk of infection from the virus that causes COVID-19,' the updated advisory states.

Travellers wait in line to check-in for a Philippine Airlines flight to Manila at Vancouver International Airport, in Richmond, B.C., on Friday, July 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck