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The Latest: Trudeau testifies on WE and student-volunteer program

The Latest: Trudeau testifies on WE and student-volunteer program

OTTAWA — The latest developments on July 30, 2020, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his chief of staff, Katie Telford, appear before the House of Commons finance committee about the Liberal government's aborted deal with WE Charity to run a stude
A timeline of the controversy around WE, the Liberals and a student program

A timeline of the controversy around WE, the Liberals and a student program

OTTAWA — A timeline of events regarding the Canada Student Service Grant program, based on public documents, events and statements from cabinet ministers, government officials, and WE Charity: March 6, 2020: WE Charity staff prepare a concept paper o
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for July 30

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for July 30

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:10 p.m. on July 30, 2020: There are 115,799 confirmed cases in Canada.
Expansion of Alberta coal mine will need federal review: environment minister

Expansion of Alberta coal mine will need federal review: environment minister

OTTAWA — The federal environment minister is backtracking on a previous decision to keep Ottawa out of the approval process for a major coal mine expansion in Alberta. The existing Vista mine, which is owned by the U.S.
Manitoba government says schools will resume classroom learning in September

Manitoba government says schools will resume classroom learning in September

WINNIPEG — Students in Manitoba are to be back in the classroom in September, although many in high school will continue to do some of their learning remotely.
Mass killer had hiding spaces for guns, but drug smuggling not verified: RCMP

Mass killer had hiding spaces for guns, but drug smuggling not verified: RCMP

HALIFAX — RCMP investigators confirmed Thursday that the gunman who went on a rampage in Nova Scotia in April had hidden compartments in buildings and had converted personal assets into "a significant amount" of cash prior to his attacks.
Companies highlight jobs, economic spinoffs as fighter-jet competition closes

Companies highlight jobs, economic spinoffs as fighter-jet competition closes

OTTAWA — Fighter-jet makers are leading with promises of jobs and other economic spinoffs as they make their final pitches for why Canada should buy their planes to replace the military's aging CF-18 fleet. Friday marks the deadline for U.S.
Ottawa initially refused to hold joint inquiry into mass killing: N.S. minister

Ottawa initially refused to hold joint inquiry into mass killing: N.S. minister

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's justice minister says he privately pushed Ottawa for a full federal-provincial public inquiry into the April mass shooting but federal officials initially rejected the idea.
A look at how provinces are planning for start of school year during pandemic

A look at how provinces are planning for start of school year during pandemic

Plans are being made across the country for how to safely send students back to school in the fall as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Here is a look at what the various provinces have said about getting kids back to classes.

Slow ambulance response may have played role in man's death, Quebec coroner says

MONTREAL — A Quebec coroner says the death of a young man who waited 21 minutes for an ambulance could have possibly been avoided had help arrived sooner.