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Deal with WE paid less than budget, docs show, as Trudeau to testify Thursday

Deal with WE paid less than budget, docs show, as Trudeau to testify Thursday

OTTAWA — The federal government agreed to pay no more than $543.5 million as part of a deal to have the WE organization run a student-volunteer program that was budgeted to spend hundreds of millions more.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, July 27

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, July 27

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:25 p.m. on July 27, 2020: There are 114,597 confirmed cases in Canada.
Police aid sought after rowdy tourists descend on Gaspe region without reservations

Police aid sought after rowdy tourists descend on Gaspe region without reservations

Quebec Public Security Minister Genevieve Guilbault urged vacationers in the popular tourist region of Gaspe on Monday to show some respect.
Environmental law group seeks to stop inquiry into who funds oil critics

Environmental law group seeks to stop inquiry into who funds oil critics

CALGARY — An environmental law group wants a court to suspend the Alberta government's inquiry into oil and gas industry critics until there's a decision on whether it's legal.
Border jumper leads RCMP on hours long 'float chase' down B.C. river

Border jumper leads RCMP on hours long 'float chase' down B.C. river

GRAND FORKS, B.C. — An American man is in custody after police allege he illegally jumped the border then tried to evade officers by floating down a river in British Columbia. The RCMP say in a news release that officers in Grand Forks, B.C.
Senate approves bill on wage subsidy, disability payments for COVID-19

Senate approves bill on wage subsidy, disability payments for COVID-19

OTTAWA — The law extending the federal government's emergency wage subsidy for employers hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown made it through the Senate Monday.
Protests spreading over mass shooting review decision by Ottawa, Nova Scotia

Protests spreading over mass shooting review decision by Ottawa, Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — Protesters gathered at two Nova Scotia locations Monday as family members of mass shooting victims vowed to maintain pressure on Ottawa and the province to hold a full public inquiry into the rampage.
Meng defence argues document disclosure wouldn't harm Canada's national security

Meng defence argues document disclosure wouldn't harm Canada's national security

OTTAWA — Lawyers for a Huawei executive facing possible extradition to the United States are disputing the Canadian government's claim that it can't release some documents in the case because it would compromise national security.
Canada Revenue Agency extends tax payment deadline to Sept. 30

Canada Revenue Agency extends tax payment deadline to Sept. 30

OTTAWA — Anyone who owes the federal government taxes will now have until the end of September to pay. The Canada Revenue Agency says the payment deadline has been moved to Sept.
Canada provides exception for U.S. students planning to study north of border

Canada provides exception for U.S. students planning to study north of border

WASHINGTON — The federal government appears to have relaxed restrictions at the Canada-U.S. border that would have made it impossible for first-year university students from the United States to enter the country.