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Canadians see NDP's Singh as a better PM than Tories' O'Toole, survey suggests

Canadians see NDP's Singh as a better PM than Tories' O'Toole, survey suggests

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh might have reason to smile only weeks before a possible election call as a new survey suggests more Canadians believe he would make a better prime minister than the Conservatives' Erin O’Toole.
Bank of Canada names new deputy governor, 'temporarily' expanding governing council

Bank of Canada names new deputy governor, 'temporarily' expanding governing council

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada is naming a longtime central banker as a new deputy governor beginning early next month. The bank says Sharon Kozicki will take on the role on Aug.
Extreme weather, addressing antisemitism in Canada : In The News for July 21

Extreme weather, addressing antisemitism in Canada : In The News for July 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 July 21 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
'Defining issue': Federal environment minister says extreme weather a wake-up call

'Defining issue': Federal environment minister says extreme weather a wake-up call

CALGARY — Canada's environment minister says extreme weather conditions across the country should be a wake-up call for people resisting taking action against climate change.
A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase and case numbers drop across the country, the provinces and territories have begun releasing the reopening plans for businesses, events and recreational facilities.

One winning ticket sold in Tuesday's $43 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — A ticket holder in Ontario is $43 million richer, taking Tuesday's Lotto Max jackpot. The jackpot for the next draw on July 23 will be at an estimated $10 million. The Canadian Press
State of emergency declared in British Columbia over growing wildfires

State of emergency declared in British Columbia over growing wildfires

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's public safety minister has declared a provincial state of emergency over the growing wildfire threat to prepare for potential mass evacuations and help secure accommodation that might be needed by evacuees.

CP NewsAlert: Milwaukee Bucks beat Phoenix Suns to win NBA championship

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks are NBA champions. Milwaukee beat the Phoenix Suns 105-98 on Tuesday to take the best-of-seven NBA Finals in six games. It is Milwaukee's first NBA championship since 1971.
B.C. helps fund searches for Indigenous remains

B.C. helps fund searches for Indigenous remains

VANCOUVER — The B.C. government says it will provide immediate funding to 21 First Nation communities to help with searches for human remains at former residential schools or hospitals.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada on Tuesday, July 20, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada on Tuesday, July 20, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 7:45 p.m. Yukon is reporting five new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of active infections to 65. Acting chief medical health officer Dr.