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19-year-old youngest in Quebec to die from complications linked to COVID-19

19-year-old youngest in Quebec to die from complications linked to COVID-19

MONTREAL — A 19-year-old in Quebec has died from complications linked to COVID-19, the Health Department confirmed Friday, marking the first time since the pandemic hit that someone in the province under the age of 20 has succumbed to the disease.
Five things to know about how the Conservatives will choose their new leader

Five things to know about how the Conservatives will choose their new leader

OTTAWA — Today is the last day for ballots in the Conservative party leadership race to be submitted. A winner will be revealed on Sunday night.
New Brunswick political parties race to confirm candidates ahead of September election

New Brunswick political parties race to confirm candidates ahead of September election

FREDERICTON — At least three of New Brunswick's political parties are promising a full slate of candidates ahead of next month's provincial election.
Cowboys swapped out for lawyers: Calgary to use Stampede site for jury trials

Cowboys swapped out for lawyers: Calgary to use Stampede site for jury trials

CALGARY — Hotels. Convention centres. Even rodeo grounds. Courts across the country are working to figure out how — and where — to resume jury trials this fall after months of delay caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hammered by COVID-19, Kingston pins hopes of recovery on returning students

Hammered by COVID-19, Kingston pins hopes of recovery on returning students

KINGSTON, Ont. — Two weeks after much of Ontario reopened, Aba Mortley was optimistic that her business would recover despite the financial strain caused by the global pandemic. Her hometown of Kingston, Ont.
Canada Post reports second-quarter loss of $378 million due to COVID-19

Canada Post reports second-quarter loss of $378 million due to COVID-19

OTTAWA — Canada Post is reporting a second quarter pre-tax loss of $378 million, a figure the service says was largely driven by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Search continues for Indigenous Cape Breton teen believed to be travelling on foot

Search continues for Indigenous Cape Breton teen believed to be travelling on foot

ESKASONI, N.S. — RCMP say ground and aerial searches are continuing today along several trails in southeast Cape Breton for an Indigenous teenager who has been missing for more than a week.
Man accused of threatening PM in Rideau Hall incident due back in court Sept. 18

Man accused of threatening PM in Rideau Hall incident due back in court Sept. 18

OTTAWA — The man accused of ramming through a gate at Rideau Hall while heavily armed is slated to return to court Sept. 18 after making a brief appearance Friday.
Biden vows to unite America and Ragu exits Canada; In The News for Aug. 21

Biden vows to unite America and Ragu exits Canada; In The News for Aug. 21

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Aug. 21 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Strong winds in forecast prompts warning to B.C. residents near fire

Strong winds in forecast prompts warning to B.C. residents near fire

PENTICTON, B.C. — Residents who live near a massive wildfire in British Columbia's south Okanagan were asked to prepare in advance Thursday, as strong winds forecasted for Friday threatened efforts to contain it.