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Newfoundland and Labrador premier takes office, now has to win over the public

Newfoundland and Labrador premier takes office, now has to win over the public

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — As Newfoundland and Labrador's newly minted premier gets to work addressing the province's economic problems, he must turn his attention to another pressing political hurdle: winning a seat in the legislature.
Future priests move from Montreal's Grand Seminaire, ending its 160-year legacy

Future priests move from Montreal's Grand Seminaire, ending its 160-year legacy

MONTREAL — Like many post-secondary students preparing for the new school year, Francis Leroux is packing boxes and getting ready to move.
Pandemic turns Toronto rental market upside down, hands power to tenants

Pandemic turns Toronto rental market upside down, hands power to tenants

TORONTO — Landlords are lining up to sign Rees Nam and their partner as tenants, even though the two have already found an apartment in Toronto — a far cry from when Nam was last on the hunt, two years ago.
Iran retrieves data, cockpit talk from downed Ukraine plane

Iran retrieves data, cockpit talk from downed Ukraine plane

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has retrieved some data, including a portion of cockpit conversations, from the Ukrainian jetliner accidentally downed by the Revolutionary Guard forces in January, killing all 176 people on board, an Iranian official said Sunday.

Ontario ticket holder wins Saturday night's $6 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — A ticket holder in Ontario won the $6 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. The draw's $1 million guaranteed prize went to a lottery player in British Columbia. The jackpot for the next draw on Aug.

Peaches imported from California recalled due to possible Salmonella

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says some imported peaches are being recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination. The agency says Prima Wawona, based out of Fresno, Calif.
Officials say strong winds failed to fuel Penticton, B.C., wildfire

Officials say strong winds failed to fuel Penticton, B.C., wildfire

PENTICTON, B.C. — Strong winds that were expected to fuel a wildfire burning south of Penticton, B.C., on Friday failed to do so, officials said Saturday.
Talks needed on decriminalizing hard drugs to address opioid crisis, Tam says

Talks needed on decriminalizing hard drugs to address opioid crisis, Tam says

OTTAWA — The delicate politics of drug policy were on full display this week, as Canada's chief health officer suggested decriminalizing hard drugs should be discussed to address a spike in opioid overdose deaths, while Health Minister Patty Hajdu in
Nova Scotia First Nation relieved after missing teen found safe; man in custody

Nova Scotia First Nation relieved after missing teen found safe; man in custody

ESKASONI, N.S. — The entire We'koqma'q Mi'kmaq First Nation in Nova Scotia is breathing a sigh of relief, Chief Rod Googoo said Saturday, after an Indigenous girl who had been missing for more than a week was found safe.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 22

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:41 p.m. on Aug. 22, 2020: There are 124,629 confirmed cases in Canada.