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From masks to cohorting, a guide to back-to-school rules across the country

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.
'Caught up in the frenzy:' Oilers 50/50 draw breaking ticket sale records

'Caught up in the frenzy:' Oilers 50/50 draw breaking ticket sale records

EDMONTON — Officials hope the frenzy over the Edmonton Oilers online 50/50 draw continues as the hockey team's community foundation holds another game-day raffle for its fans in Alberta.
Alberta to join other provinces in exploring small nuclear technology

Alberta to join other provinces in exploring small nuclear technology

EDMONTON — The Alberta government says it plans to join three other provinces in exploring small-scale nuclear technology.
Canada decries death penalty after second Canadian sentenced in China this week

Canada decries death penalty after second Canadian sentenced in China this week

OTTAWA — Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada is telling China that it strongly opposes the death penalty, after a second Canadian was sentenced to death on drug charges by a Chinese court this week.

A timeline of Trump's tariffs on Canadian steel, aluminum

Some key events in Canada-U.S. trade relations since 2018: May 31, 2018 The U.S announces tariffs of 25 per cent on imports of Canadian steel and 10 per cent on aluminum to take effect the next day.
Statistics Canada says country gained 419,000 jobs in July

Statistics Canada says country gained 419,000 jobs in July

OTTAWA — Canada's labour market gained 419,000 jobs last month as more parts of the economy were allowed to reopen, Statistics Canada reported Friday, moving past the halfway mark in recouping heavy losses at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Canada plans $3.6 billion in retaliatory tariffs on U.S. in aluminium dispute

Canada plans $3.6 billion in retaliatory tariffs on U.S. in aluminium dispute

OTTAWA — Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada will hit back against U.S. tariffs on Canadian aluminum with $3.6 billion in tariffs of our own.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 7

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 7

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 11:29 a.m. on Aug. 7, 2020: There are 118,757 confirmed cases in Canada.
Four more workers test positive for COVID-19 at Manitoba pork plant

Four more workers test positive for COVID-19 at Manitoba pork plant

BRANDON, Man. — A union representing workers at a meat-processing plant in Manitoba says four more employees have tested positive for COVID-19.
Job numbers and aluminum tariff hits Canada: In The News for Aug. 7

Job numbers and aluminum tariff hits Canada: In The News for Aug. 7

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 Aug. 7. What we are watching in Canada ...