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Canadian commitment to Mali questioned as coup ushers in new era

OTTAWA — When armed soldiers arrested Mali's embattled president earlier this month and forced him to resign on television in a coup that has been widely condemned by the international community, Canada was among those to speak out in unequivocal ter

No winning ticket for Friday night's $50 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $50 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. Two Maxmillions prizes of $1 million each were also up for grabs, and one was claimed by a ticket holder in Quebec.
Mother tells the court of her loss after the Surrey Six slayings in B.C.

Mother tells the court of her loss after the Surrey Six slayings in B.C.

VANCOUVER — The mother of a bystander killed in one of British Columbia's worst gang shootings says the incident robbed her family of its identity, forcing them to be known forever as victims. Eileen Mohan told a B.C.
City-sponsored justice awareness mural 'deeply disrespectful,' says police chief

City-sponsored justice awareness mural 'deeply disrespectful,' says police chief

Victoria's police chief says a city-sponsored mural on justice issues disrespects members of the police department, but a community organizer is defending the artwork because it is meant to spark challenging conversations about race, power and inequa
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 28

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 28

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:20 p.m. EDT on Aug. 28, 2020: There are 127,358 confirmed cases in Canada.
Sen. Mike Duffy loses appeal over lawsuit seeking damages from Senate

Sen. Mike Duffy loses appeal over lawsuit seeking damages from Senate

OTTAWA — Sen. Mike Duffy has lost his bid to overturn a court decision blocking him from suing the Senate for millions of dollars over his suspension without pay.
New Brunswick's two major parties far from gender parity in slate of candidates

New Brunswick's two major parties far from gender parity in slate of candidates

FREDERICTON — The Progressive Conservatives and Liberals are the only two parties fielding candidates in all of New Brunswick's 49 ridings, but the Greens are the sole party to have reached gender parity with their slate of nominees.
'There is a communication problem': back-to-school headaches in Quebec

'There is a communication problem': back-to-school headaches in Quebec

MONTREAL — A private high school on Montreal's south shore sent an entire Grade 7 class home this week after a parent of one of the students called in to say he had tested positive for COVID-19. The principal of College francais, in Longueuil, Que.
Plan for inevitable COVID-19 cases in schools, says chief public health officer

Plan for inevitable COVID-19 cases in schools, says chief public health officer

OTTAWA — Canada's chief public health officer says families should expect to see cases of COVID-19 in schools as children head back to class.
Blake shooting adds fresh urgency to Black Lives Matter march in Washington

Blake shooting adds fresh urgency to Black Lives Matter march in Washington

WASHINGTON — Thousands of people gathered Friday at the feet of Abraham Lincoln, conjuring iconic images from the turbulent heights of America's civil rights movement, to pay tribute to the growing roster of Black victims of police violence and prote