NHL returns as camps open

NHL returns as camps open

Six Canadian NHL teams joined 18 American counterparts in opening training camp yesterday in their respective cities. The teams are preparing for the NHL's restart, which begins Aug. 1 in Toronto and Edmonton.
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Quebec makes masks mandatory indoors

Quebec makes masks mandatory indoors

Premier Francois Legault has announced mask-wearing will be mandatory in all indoor public places across Quebec starting Saturday. Businesses will be expected to enforce the new rules and are subject to fines of between $400 and $6,000. People who...
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Trudeau apologizes for not staying out of WE decision

Trudeau apologizes for not staying out of WE decision

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he didn't know how much money his relatives had made speaking at WE organization events, but he should have. And he should have fully recused himself from the decision to have WE Charity run a $900-million volunt...
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Five things to watch for in Canadian Business, week of July 13th

Five things to watch for in Canadian Business, week of July 13th

Here are five things to watch out for in the Canadian business world this week:
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Rally held for B.C. nursing student, calls for end to police violence

Rally held for B.C. nursing student, calls for end to police violence

Dozens gathered as part of a rally in downtown Vancouver on Saturday, calling for an end to police violence. The rally was held in support of B.C. nursing student Mona Wang, who has launched a lawsuit over her treatment during a mental health chec...
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Convoy marks 30th anniversary of beginning to Oka Crisis

Convoy marks 30th anniversary of beginning to Oka Crisis

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, marches gave way to convoys to make the 30th anniversary of the Oka Crisis. The 78-day standoff would end in September 1990, but underlying land issues have never been resolved.
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Ford says it's 'all hands on deck' for farm outbreaks

Ford says it's 'all hands on deck' for farm outbreaks

Officials in Windsor-Essex are asking the province or Ottawa to take over the response to large COVID-19 outbreaks in farms. Ontario Premier Doug Ford wouldn't say the province is willing to take the lead, but says it's "all hands on deck" in the ...
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Job numbers show cautious optimism with long road ahead: B.C. finance minister

Job numbers show cautious optimism with long road ahead: B.C. finance minister

Statistics Canada's labour force survey for June shows 118,000 people in B.C. found jobs and the unemployment rate fell slightly to 13 per cent. In a briefing Friday, Finance Minister Carol James said the latest numbers paint a picture of cautious...
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Blue Jays hold summer training camp at Rogers Centre

Blue Jays hold summer training camp at Rogers Centre

The Toronto Blue Jays continued summer training camp Thursday with workouts and an evening intrasquad game. Canada's lone Major League Baseball team is holding camp at Rogers Centre and players are staying at the hotel attached to the stadium. The...
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British Columbia can now use its own data to prepare for a second wave

British Columbia can now use its own data to prepare for a second wave

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says the B.C. government has a couple of contingency scenarios they’re looking at as they head into the fall and into 2021 to prepare for further outbreaks of COVID-19.
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B.C. premier expresses optimism about restart progress

B.C. premier expresses optimism about restart progress

Premier John Horgan says B.C.'s success in slowing the spread of COVID-19 is helping boost the province's economic restart. He says more people are taking public transit and ferries and retail outlets and restaurants are serving more customers. Ho...
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Ontario prefers in-class return for students this fall: Lecce

Ontario prefers in-class return for students this fall: Lecce

Education Minister Stephen Lecce says the Ontario government prefers a return to in-class learning for students this September. Lecce's statement comes weeks after the province told school boards to prepare for an array of options including a retu...
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Ford promises to address air conditioning in long-term care homes

Ford promises to address air conditioning in long-term care homes

Ontario Premier Doug Ford is pledging to introduce a bill that ensures air conditioning is provided in long-term care homes. Ford made the comments a day after expressing frustration that some seniors in the province are suffering in homes without...
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Montreal police unveil street check policy

Montreal police unveil street check policy

Montreal police have unveiled a new street check policy aimed at ensuring stops are based on observable facts and not discriminatory motives. Police say the policy will help set clear guidelines for street checks and help hold officers accountable...
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Massive federal debt for COVID-19 manageable: Morneau

Massive federal debt for COVID-19 manageable: Morneau

Finance Minister Bill Morneau says borrowing hundreds of billions of dollars to shield Canadians from the economic blast of COVID-19 was the right thing to do. In releasing his fiscal snapshot of the costs, Morneau says the move avoided immense lo...
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Massive federal debt for COVID-19 manageable: Morneau

Massive federal debt for COVID-19 manageable: Morneau

Finance Minister Bill Morneau says borrowing hundreds of billions of dollars to shield Canadians from the economic blast of COVID-19 was the right thing to do. In releasing his fiscal snapshot of the costs, Morneau says the move avoided immense lo...
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Protecting Canadians worth hit to treasury: PM

Protecting Canadians worth hit to treasury: PM

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the enormous deficit described in Wednesday's fiscal snapshot is a consequence of the federal government's decision to take on debt so that individual Canadians and households didn't have to borrow to get through...
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Singh says Rideau Hall attack shows systemic racism

Singh says Rideau Hall attack shows systemic racism

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says the peaceful arrest of an armed intruder at Rideau Hall last week, compared with other incidents that have ended in the violent deaths of Indigenous people and people of colour, indicates systemic discrimination in po...
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Legault strongly recommends masks, but not ready to make it mandatory

Legault strongly recommends masks, but not ready to make it mandatory

Quebec Premier Francois Legault says he's open to mandatory masks, but he's not ready to go that route across the province. Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante announced Monday her council would pass a bylaw requiring mask-wearing in indoor public place...
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Ontario aims to extend emergency measures

Ontario aims to extend emergency measures

Ontario introduced new legislation Tuesday to enable the extension of some pandemic emergency orders over the next year, with Premier Doug Ford denying that continued use of the measures is a power grab. Ford says the legislation would allow the g...
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Provinces, money, remain as barriers to new Indigenous child welfare systems

Provinces, money, remain as barriers to new Indigenous child welfare systems

Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller and Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde signed an agreement in Ottawa Tuesday to keep implementing Bill C-92, which recognizes the inherent right Indigenous communities have to control...
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Charges against Nova Scotia woman dropped in racial profiling case

Charges against Nova Scotia woman dropped in racial profiling case

Crown prosecutors in Halifax have dropped charges against a woman who accused police of racial profiling after she was arrested at a Walmart. Santina Rao was facing charges of disturbing the peace, resisting arrest and assaulting an officer follow...
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No new COVID-19 cases related to BLM protests

No new COVID-19 cases related to BLM protests

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says British Columbia has not seen any new COVID-19 cases related to the recent protests against police violence. She says there likely haven't been any cases because the protests have been outside while ...
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Quebec worried about distancing at bars, beaches, pools

Quebec worried about distancing at bars, beaches, pools

Quebec Health Minister Christian Dube is sending a warning to owners of bars and other places where people congregate after a lack of distancing last weekend. Dube says the Health Department will introduce new rules Thursday to avoid a repeat. Dub...
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New UN Ambassador Rae touts Canadian overseas support during COVID-19

New UN Ambassador Rae touts Canadian overseas support during COVID-19

Bob Rae Rae mounted a vigorous defence of the United Nations and the need to work with and support other countries as he took over as Canadian ambassador to the UN. The former Ontario premier specifically referenced the need for Canada to help cou...
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Health officials in P.E.I., N.S. discuss case at source of Island COVID-19 cluster

Health officials in P.E.I., N.S. discuss case at source of Island COVID-19 cluster

Prince Edward Island's chief medical officer of health is warning that the five new cases of COVID-19 discovered over the weekend indicate the province is still susceptible to the novel coronavirus. A foreign student who arrived in Canada from the...
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Rest of Ontario reopens Tuesday

Rest of Ontario reopens Tuesday

Premier Doug Ford says the final two communities remaining in the first stage of Ontario's reopening plan will move ahead tomorrow. Ford says Kingsville and Leamington, Ont., will move to Stage 2 as of 12:01 a.m. Tuesday. Ford's health minister, C...
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Theatre star Nick Cordero dies at 41

Theatre star Nick Cordero dies at 41

Hamilton-raised theatre star Nick Cordero has died in Los Angeles from complications related to COVID-19.
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Five things to watch for in Canadian Business, week of July 6th

Five things to watch for in Canadian Business, week of July 6th

Here are five things to watch out for in the Canadian business world this week:
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Brazilian cowboy finishes journey from Alaska to Calgary

Brazilian cowboy finishes journey from Alaska to Calgary

It wasn't quite the parade that Brazilian long rider Filipe Masetti Leite was expecting but he was happy to reach the finish line in Calgary today.The 33-year-old completed a journey on horseback from Alaska to Calgary today, the same day the Calg...
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Deputy chief public health officer says home games at Rogers Centre would carry risk

Deputy chief public health officer says home games at Rogers Centre would carry risk

The Blue Jays have been cleared to train at Toronto's Rogers Centre, but Canada’s deputy chief public health officer, Dr. Howard Njoo, says playing regular-season games there would carry risk.
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Ontario deploys emergency management agency to address Windsor-Essex farm outbreak

Ontario deploys emergency management agency to address Windsor-Essex farm outbreak

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says a team from the province's emergency management agency has been deployed to Windsor-Essex to help address a large COVID-19 farm outbreak. He says Emergency Management Ontario will help coordinate care and housing for...
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Nova Scotia to track arrivals from outside Atlantic Canada

Nova Scotia to track arrivals from outside Atlantic Canada

With an increasing number of Nova Scotians complaining on social media about seeing cars with American plates entering the province, Premier Stephen McNeil has pledged to keep a closer watch on those showing up at the border from outside Atlantic ...
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Gatecrasher taken quietly because of RCMP's care, deputy commissioner says

Gatecrasher taken quietly because of RCMP's care, deputy commissioner says

An armed man who crashed his truck into the grounds of the Governor General's residence was arrested unhurt because the RCMP always seeks to end tense situations peacefully, Deputy Commissioner Mike Duheme said Friday. The arrest is a contrast to ...
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Child care a priority in federal COVID-19 help for provinces, PM says

Child care a priority in federal COVID-19 help for provinces, PM says

The national economy can't recover fully from COVID-19 closures until parents are confident they have safe places for their children to be while they're at work, Justin Trudeau said Friday. He said some of the $14 billion his government has offere...
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New security law in Hong Kong changes relationship with Canada: Trudeau

New security law in Hong Kong changes relationship with Canada: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is suspending its extradition treaty with Hong Kong and restricting exports there as a new security law reduces the territory's autonomy from Beijing. Canada says Hong Kong's special status depends on Chin...
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Three children killed in Quebec tractor accident

Three children killed in Quebec tractor accident

Three children killed, seven injured after being thrown from the front loader of a tractor on Canada Day.
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Alaska 'queue jumpers' not welcome to stop in B.C.

Alaska 'queue jumpers' not welcome to stop in B.C.

B.C. Premier John Horgan says Americans crossing the border on their way to Alaska should not stop in the province while COVID-19 cases continue rising in the United States. He says he's spoken with Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland about di...
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Ford accuses migrant workers of 'hiding' from COVID-19 testing

Ford accuses migrant workers of 'hiding' from COVID-19 testing

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says migrant workers are "hiding" from COVID-19 testing in the Windsor-Essex region, hindering efforts to ramp up on-farm screenings. Ford says the government is working with local health officials and municipalities to a...
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Armed man arrested at Rideau Hall: RCMP

Armed man arrested at Rideau Hall: RCMP

An armed man has been arrested on the grounds of Rideau Hall, where Gov. Gen. Julie Payette and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau live. The RCMP announced the arrest hours after many police officers descended on the sprawling estate Thursday morning. ...
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Trudeau's message for Canada Day

Trudeau's message for Canada Day

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spent part of Canada Day with his family harvesting broccoli at a farm operated by the Ottawa Food Bank. Speaking afterward, Trudeau noted the difficult circumstances many people found themselves in this year, such as...
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Canadians chose ‘compassion and solidarity’: GG

Canadians chose ‘compassion and solidarity’: GG

Gov. Gen. Julie Payette says in a Canada Day message that the COVID-19 pandemic put people to the test this year, but she believes Canadians chose to care about each other during pain and economic hardship. She says she is confident Canadians will...
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Brazilian cowboy who criss-crossed dozens of countries nearing journey's end

Brazilian cowboy who criss-crossed dozens of countries nearing journey's end

A Toronto-raised Brazilian cowboy will finish his final journey on Friday as he arrives in Calgary after leaving Anchorage, Alaska in May of last year. Filipe Masetti Leite will arrive in time for a ceremony after he was named parade marshal for t...
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B.C. allows visits at long-term care homes

B.C. allows visits at long-term care homes

B.C. is allowing visits at long-term care facilities after months of families trying to stay in touch with relatives virtually or by phone. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says the visits will be restricted to one designated person to s...
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Quebec makes masks mandatory on public transit

Quebec makes masks mandatory on public transit

Quebec Premier Francois Legault says masks will be mandatory for everyone 12 and older as of July 13. Legault says there won't be any fines, but those not wearing one won't be permitted to board. Legault says masks are not a sign of fear, but rath...
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Up to cities to determine mask rules: Ford

Up to cities to determine mask rules: Ford

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says it is up to individual communities to set their own mandatory mask policies. Ford made the comment after mayors in the Greater Toronto Area said Tuesday they would not wait for the province to create a uniform rule, ...
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Alessia Cara emerged the top winner at this year's Juno Awards, scooping up three trophies

Alessia Cara emerged the top winner at this year's Juno Awards, scooping up three trophies

Alessia Cara emerged the top winner at this year's Juno Awards, scooping up three trophies. In a pre-recorded ceremony, celebration was paired with an acknowledgment that more needs to be done to represent the diverse voices of Canadian artists.
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B.C.'s health minister wants to see proof airline changes areCOVID-19 safe

B.C.'s health minister wants to see proof airline changes areCOVID-19 safe

B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix says he'll be asking his federal counterparts for evidence that it's OK for Air Canada and WestJet to drop physical distancing requirements on flights. Dix says the reasons can't be just economic and safety to preve...
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