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Spending or stability: New Brunswick voters offered contrast in policy approaches

Spending or stability: New Brunswick voters offered contrast in policy approaches

FREDERICTON — The contrast in policy approaches between Progressive Conservatives and Liberals on the New Brunswick campaign trail was on full display Thursday.
Feds and Ontario reach agreement with 3M to make N95 masks in Brockville, Ont.

Feds and Ontario reach agreement with 3M to make N95 masks in Brockville, Ont.

TORONTO — The federal and Ontario governments have secured an agreement with 3M that will see the company produce N95 masks at a facility in Brockville, Ont., a spokesman for the province's minister of economic development confirmed Thursday.

WE Charity says email to Morneau was about COVID-19 science, not student program

OTTAWA — WE Charity is shedding more light on a controversial email from co-founder Craig Kielburger to then-finance minister Bill Morneau this spring, saying it was about a possible second wave of COVID-19 — not securing government business.
Liberals to replace CERB with new benefit, simplified EI program at cost of $37B

Liberals to replace CERB with new benefit, simplified EI program at cost of $37B

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals are rolling out a $37-billion income-support plan for workers whose earnings have crashed during the pandemic, providing a hint of future changes to the social safety net — and igniting a debate about what should stay.
A look at B.C.'s wildfire history and

A look at B.C.'s wildfire history and

VANCOUVER — British Columbia declared a state of emergency in both 2017 and 2018 during two record-setting years for wildfires. Here's a look at B.C.'s wildfire history: Record years: In 2017, about 12,000 square kilometres burned in B.C.
Advocates hope Ottawa expands, renews electric car rebate program

Advocates hope Ottawa expands, renews electric car rebate program

OTTAWA — Electric car advocates are pushing Ottawa to put more money into its zero-emission vehicle rebate program, as the popular program is on track to run out of cash more than a year ahead of schedule.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 20

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 20

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:10 p.m. on Aug. 20, 2020: There are 123,873 confirmed cases in Canada.
Freeland expected to keep playing big role on U.S. file despite move to finance

Freeland expected to keep playing big role on U.S. file despite move to finance

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is expected to continue playing a key role in managing Canada's relationship with the United States as the two countries look to restart their pandemic-ravaged economies.

From masks to cohorting, a guide to back-to-school rules across the country

Plans are being made across the country for how to safely send students back to school in the fall as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Here is a look at what the various provinces have said about getting kids back to classes.
Crown gives notice of appeal in high-profile sexual assault case in Edmonton

Crown gives notice of appeal in high-profile sexual assault case in Edmonton

EDMONTON — The Alberta Crown has given notice that it wants to appeal the sentence given to a former Edmonton nightclub employee convicted of sexually assaulting five women.