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The COVID-19 fiscal snapshot: By the numbers

The COVID-19 fiscal snapshot: By the numbers

OTTAWA — Estimated federal deficit for 2020-21: $343.
Singh calls on Trudeau to address systemic racism in police forces

Singh calls on Trudeau to address systemic racism in police forces

OTTAWA — If the Rideau Hall intruder had been a person of colour, the outcome of last week's events in Ottawa would have been very different, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh said Wednesday.

Man who killed son waited too long to sue antidepressant maker, court rules

TORONTO — A once-prominent Canadian who strangled his child cannot sue the maker of the antidepressant he was taking because he waited too long to file his claim, Ontario's top court ruled on Wednesday.
Alberta air force base to use goats, sheep to chew down unwanted vegetation

Alberta air force base to use goats, sheep to chew down unwanted vegetation

A Canadian Forces base in Alberta is recruiting a new battalion of lean, mean, eating machines for a mission that will require limited action this summer.
Auditor finds $2.4B in unpaid student loans, calls for stronger recovery efforts

Auditor finds $2.4B in unpaid student loans, calls for stronger recovery efforts

OTTAWA — Canada's auditor general has called for the federal government to step up its recovery of outstanding student loans to keep taxpayers from being left on the hook after discovering that $2.4 billion in such loans were in default last year.
Ban on vaping ads that can be seen by youth to take effect next month

Ban on vaping ads that can be seen by youth to take effect next month

Ottawa's new rules restricting the promotion of vaping products in places young people can access are set to come into effect next month.
Groups 'shocked' by minister's approach to inquiry into Nova Scotia mass murder

Groups 'shocked' by minister's approach to inquiry into Nova Scotia mass murder

HALIFAX — A coalition of groups devoted to eliminating gender-based violence across Canada is urging Ottawa and Nova Scotia to refrain from using a restorative justice approach for a promised inquiry into the mass killing that claimed 22 lives in the
Ottawa's finances and a ban on puppies from Ukraine; In The News for July 8

Ottawa's finances and a ban on puppies from Ukraine; In The News for July 8

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 8 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Peter MacKay takes heat for skipping Conservative leadership debates

Peter MacKay takes heat for skipping Conservative leadership debates

OTTAWA — Conservative leadership candidate Peter MacKay is taking heat for skipping a pair of virtual debates organized by grassroots party members.
B.C. city in rare position to redefine policing amid calls for defunding

B.C. city in rare position to redefine policing amid calls for defunding

SURREY, B.C. — One of British Columbia's largest cities is in a unique position to redefine policing at a time when anti-racism advocates are calling for an overhaul.