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Fate of two Canadians could be affected by Meng decision: former ambassador

Fate of two Canadians could be affected by Meng decision: former ambassador

VANCOUVER — A former ambassador to China says Wednesday's decision in the extradition case of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou could also determine the fate of two Canadians detained in China.
Federal deficit likely now at $260 billion due to COVID-19, PBO says

Federal deficit likely now at $260 billion due to COVID-19, PBO says

OTTAWA — Parliament's spending watchdog says the estimated deficit for the year has likely risen to about $260 billion, leaving the government with little fiscal firepower to stimulate an economic rebound.
'Don't be like Toronto:' Calgary mayor warns against large gatherings in parks

'Don't be like Toronto:' Calgary mayor warns against large gatherings in parks

Calgary's mayor is warning citizens "don't be like Toronto" and congregate in large numbers in parks.
Military reports 'shocking' conditions in Ontario nursing homes

Military reports 'shocking' conditions in Ontario nursing homes

TORONTO — A new report from the military helping battle COVID-19 in five long-term care facilities in Ontario has revealed extreme neglect and exposed the extent of the ugly conditions facing residents, prompting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to offe

A timeline of events in the case of Meng Wanzhou

VANCOUVER — A timeline of the Meng Wanzhou case, and rising tension between Canada and China. 2018 Aug. 22: A New York court issues a warrant for the arrest of Huawei Technologies chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou. Dec.
Newfoundland community devastated as three fishermen found dead, one missing

Newfoundland community devastated as three fishermen found dead, one missing

ST. LAWRENCE, N.L. — A Newfoundland community was in mourning Tuesday after the bodies of three fishermen were recovered and a search continued for a fourth crew member missing off the island's south coast.
Canada outspends Ireland, Norway in new pledging on Venezuelan refugee crisis

Canada outspends Ireland, Norway in new pledging on Venezuelan refugee crisis

OTTAWA — Canada outbid its two rivals for the United Nations Security Council at Tuesday's international pledging conference to help South American countries coping with the Venezuelan refugee crisis and COVID-19.
Election meddling becoming more sophisticated, Microsoft chief warns

Election meddling becoming more sophisticated, Microsoft chief warns

OTTAWA — The COVID-19 pandemic is similar to an election campaign in the way it is providing opportunities for malicious actors to spread misinformation, say Canada's partners in a new effort to ensure democratic integrity.
Heat wave forces cities, long-term care centres to rethink how to offer heat relief under COVID-19

Heat wave forces cities, long-term care centres to rethink how to offer heat relief under COVID-19

OTTAWA — A heat wave engulfing large swaths of Ontario and Quebec could spell tragedy for the people who are already most at risk from COVID-19, health experts warn.
Trudeau co-hosts UN COVID-19 conference as Canada continues Security Council bid

Trudeau co-hosts UN COVID-19 conference as Canada continues Security Council bid

OTTAWA — Canada will co-host a major United Nations conference on dealing with the economic crisis spawned by the COVID-19 pandemic.