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Companies have modest hiring plans, low wage growth expectations, Bank of Canada says

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada says companies are hedging hiring plans and wage growth expectations in the coming months over heightened uncertainty from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The central bank's business outlook survey finds hiring intentions remain below their historical averages, suggesting modest hiring plans even as the overall outlook on employment edges up.

Sun sets on Rainy Lake Market

The Rainy Lake Market season has come to an end with the last day taking place on Thursday Sept. 24.

Christine McGoldrick, economic development officer intern at the Rainy River Future Development Corporation (RRFDC), said the market started off with three or four vendors before having 16 to 20 vendors when traffic picked up.

OPP to enforce province's tighter gathering limits

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) wants to ensure everyone is aware of how it is supporting efforts to limit transmission of COVID-19.

Frontline OPP members will be enforcing provisions of the Reopening Ontario Act (A Flexible Response to COVID-19; ROA), 2020 and will encourage the public to follow the direction of their local Public Health Units (PHUs).