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No evidence of Trudeau contact with WE Charity before deal awarded: PCO Clerk

No evidence of Trudeau contact with WE Charity before deal awarded: PCO Clerk

OTTAWA — The federal government's top public servant says there is no evidence to suggest Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with WE Charity before the organization was awarded a deal to run a student-volunteer program.
Hoax call diverted resources during struggle to adapt to COVID-19: care home

Hoax call diverted resources during struggle to adapt to COVID-19: care home

VANCOUVER — A long-term care home in North Vancouver that was the site of Canada's first confirmed COVID-19 death says it received a hoax call as the outbreak began that created "needless fear" and compromised health and safety.
New COVID-19 outbreaks among young adults spark concern about bars, restaurants

New COVID-19 outbreaks among young adults spark concern about bars, restaurants

OTTAWA — New outbreaks of COVID-19 among young adults across the country are sparking concern about the impact these clusters of new cases could have on the ongoing easing of pandemic restrictions.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, July 21

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, July 21

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:56 p.m. on July 21, 2020: There are 111,697 confirmed cases in Canada.
Manhunt continues in Nova Scotia for accused of stabbing officer, police dog

Manhunt continues in Nova Scotia for accused of stabbing officer, police dog

BRIDGEWATER, N.S. — Nova Scotia RCMP say they are evacuating part of Bridgewater, N.S., as they hunt for a suspect accused of domestic assault, the stabbing of a police officer in the neck and an alleged attack on a police dog.
'I have to see': Trump threatens to linger longer, regardless of November vote

'I have to see': Trump threatens to linger longer, regardless of November vote

WASHINGTON — Because it's 2020, anyone anxious about this year's presidential election has a new problem to worry about: the possibility that a defeated Donald Trump won't be willing to leave the West Wing.
Police silent after discovery of body thought to be dad of dead Quebec girls

Police silent after discovery of body thought to be dad of dead Quebec girls

ST-APOLLINAIRE, Que. — Quebec provincial police provided few details Tuesday following their discovery of a body believed to be the fugitive father whose young daughters died tragically.
Injuries suffered during arrest did not cause Somali-Canadian man's death: defence

Injuries suffered during arrest did not cause Somali-Canadian man's death: defence

The injuries suffered by a Somali-Canadian man during an arrest in Ottawa four years ago did not cause or directly contribute to his death, defence lawyers told a police officer's manslaughter trial Tuesday. Lawyers representing Const.
What's in the latest COVID-19 response bill passed by the House of Commons?

What's in the latest COVID-19 response bill passed by the House of Commons?

OTTAWA — Though the politics of Parliament Tuesday were largely focused on a controversy around how the Liberals handled a contract for a student grant program, MPs also passed a new piece of legislation.

Infamous Toronto 'Chair Girl' fined $2,000, given community service, probation

TORONTO — A young woman who made headlines with a toss of a chair from a 45th-storey Toronto balcony was fined $2,000 on Tuesday, with the judge saying it was lucky no one was hurt and that Marcella Zoia had been shamed publicly.