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WE Charity registers as lobbyist, lays off staff, looking to sell real estate

WE Charity registers as lobbyist, lays off staff, looking to sell real estate

WE Charity registered Thursday as a lobbyist of the federal government — months after it began talks with federal officials about potential programs to help Canadian youths during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Helicopter was preparing to land before fatal Newfoundland crash: TSB

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A helicopter that crashed near a Newfoundland lake last month was preparing to land and refuel before the pilot lost control of the aircraft, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada said Friday.
Atlantic Canadians against lifting travel restrictions next month, survey finds

Atlantic Canadians against lifting travel restrictions next month, survey finds

A new survey indicates Atlantic Canada is largely opposed to lifting travel restrictions for Canadians who live outside the region. More than 3,300 Atlantic Canadians participated in the Narrative Research online survey between Aug. 5-9.
WE registers as federal lobbyist and more 'Twilight' books: In The News for Aug. 14

WE registers as federal lobbyist and more 'Twilight' books: In The News for Aug. 14

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. 14. What we are watching in Canada ...
Top militant linked to beheadings surrenders in Philippines

Top militant linked to beheadings surrenders in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines — A leading terror suspect who has been linked to beheadings of hostages, including two Canadians and a Malaysian, has surrendered after being wounded in battle, officials said Friday. National police chief Gen.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 13

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 13

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 8:20 p.m. on Aug. 13, 2020: There are 121,234 confirmed cases in Canada.

Feds create task force to help get Canadians home after Beirut blast

OTTAWA — The federal government has set up a task force to help Canadian citizens and permanent residents get home from Lebanon following last week's devastating explosion in Beirut.
Health Canada says several kids hospitalized after eating edible pot products

Health Canada says several kids hospitalized after eating edible pot products

OTTAWA — Health Canada is warning people to do more to keep edible pot products out of the hands of kids, as multiple children ended up in the hospital after eating them.

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
Pandemic motivating more parents to get their kids the flu shot, UBC study finds

Pandemic motivating more parents to get their kids the flu shot, UBC study finds

VANCOUVER — A new study from the University of British Columbia suggests the COVID-19 pandemic may be motivating more parents to get their children a seasonal flu vaccine.