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B.C. teachers' union calls for smaller classes, masks in back-to-school plan

B.C. teachers' union calls for smaller classes, masks in back-to-school plan

VANCOUVER — Teachers in British Columbia are calling for reduced class sizes and broader mandatory use of masks as provinces grapple with how to safely reopen schools. The B.C.
Canada condemns coup d'etat in Mali, says Foreign Affairs Minister Champagne

Canada condemns coup d'etat in Mali, says Foreign Affairs Minister Champagne

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says Canada condemns the junta that forced Mali's president from power this week.
CRA resumes online services with new security features after cyberattacks

CRA resumes online services with new security features after cyberattacks

OTTAWA — The Canada Revenue Agency has resumed all online services after fraudsters used thousands of pilfered usernames and passwords to obtain government services.
Prorogation was a surprise, but a new throne speech is welcome, Liberal MPs say

Prorogation was a surprise, but a new throne speech is welcome, Liberal MPs say

OTTAWA — Liberal MPs were surprised by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's decision to shut down Parliament Tuesday, but many say they believe it was the right call to hit the reset button and deliver a new throne speech, given how COVID-19 has changed t
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 19

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

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:13 p.m. on Aug. 19, 2020: There are 123,490 confirmed cases in Canada.
Opposition parties decry black ink in WE documents, allege continuing coverup

Opposition parties decry black ink in WE documents, allege continuing coverup

OTTAWA — Opposition parties are taking issue with the black ink applied to many of the thousands of pages of newly released documents about the WE Charity controversy, suggesting the redactions are part of a continuing coverup by the federal Liberals
Quebec man handed life sentence for killing unborn child, will serve at least 15 years

Quebec man handed life sentence for killing unborn child, will serve at least 15 years

MONTREAL — A Montreal man who pleaded guilty to stabbing his unborn baby to death will only be eligible for parole after serving 15 years in prison, a judge ruled Wednesday.
Federal government to join assessment of Teck coal mine expansion in B.C.

Federal government to join assessment of Teck coal mine expansion in B.C.

OTTAWA — The federal government will join an environmental assessment of a major expansion to a proposed southern British Columbia coal mine. "The potential for adverse effects ...
Docs suggest bureaucrats were nudged to look to WE Charity for student program

Docs suggest bureaucrats were nudged to look to WE Charity for student program

OTTAWA — Thousands of pages of newly released documents back up the Trudeau government's contention that it was federal public servants who recommended a student service grant program be administered by WE Charity.

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