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Presumptive COVID-19 case in Nunavut may be territory's first infection

Presumptive COVID-19 case in Nunavut may be territory's first infection

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut is reporting what may be its first case of COVID-19. Dr.
July added to COVID-19 commercial rent-relief program

July added to COVID-19 commercial rent-relief program

OTTAWA — Federal and provincial governments have agreed to extend a commercial rent-relief program to help cover July costs for eligible small businesses.

Canadian engineer released from Egypt needs treatment, family says

TORONTO — A Canadian engineer arrested in Egypt last year arrived back in Canada on Thursday and was in need of medical attention, his family said. The health of Yasser Albaz, 52, of Oakville, Ont.
Supreme Court dismisses Indigenous appeal of Trans Mountain pipeline approval

Supreme Court dismisses Indigenous appeal of Trans Mountain pipeline approval

OTTAWA — Several B.C. First Nations vowed Thursday to keep their fight against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion going, despite losing what appears to be the last known legal option to overturn federal approval of the project.
Atlantic Canada prepares to lift travel restrictions as regional "bubble" opens

Atlantic Canada prepares to lift travel restrictions as regional "bubble" opens

Atlantic Canadians are closely eyeing travel requirements and coronavirus case numbers across the region as the four provinces prepare to open their borders to their neighbours Friday, an experiment that's prompted excitement and anxiety among reside
Inquiry into mass shooting in Nova Scotia facing delays due to 'technicalities'

Inquiry into mass shooting in Nova Scotia facing delays due to 'technicalities'

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's justice minister says technicalities are causing delays as the provincial and federal governments work out what form an inquiry into the April mass shooting that claimed 22 lives will take.

Ottawa jail inmates argue anti-COVID measures a breach of charter rights

TORONTO — Nine inmates of a provincial jail in Ottawa have gone to court to argue they are being subjected to egregious conditions due to COVID-19 that violate their constitutional rights and international law.
Feds extend COVID-19 isolation order for anyone entering Canada until Aug. 31

Feds extend COVID-19 isolation order for anyone entering Canada until Aug. 31

OTTAWA — The federal government has extended the mandatory quarantine order for most people entering Canada until the end of August to help curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Psychiatrists, Ontario government liable for horrific patient abuse

Psychiatrists, Ontario government liable for horrific patient abuse

TORONTO — Two psychiatrists have been found liable for the harm they caused inmates at a maximum security mental-health facility, who said the mistreatment they endured amounted to torture.
Trans Mountain timeline: A look at key dates in the project's history

Trans Mountain timeline: A look at key dates in the project's history

OTTAWA — The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion cleared another legal hurdle Thursday when the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal to First Nations that argue they were not properly consulted about the project.