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Tory leader O'Toole says he won't bar MPs from using private COVID-19 testing site

Tory leader O'Toole says he won't bar MPs from using private COVID-19 testing site

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole says he's urging his MPs to be hypervigilant amid concerns they could bring COVID-19 from Ottawa back to their ridings.
Supreme Court agrees to hear case involving fine for massive maple syrup heist

Supreme Court agrees to hear case involving fine for massive maple syrup heist

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to hear a case involving the fine imposed on one of the ringleaders of a massive maple syrup heist.
Throne speech promises on tackling systemic racism earn mixed reactions

Throne speech promises on tackling systemic racism earn mixed reactions

OTTAWA — Direct talk in the Liberal government's throne speech about the problem of systemic racism is a welcome break with the past but needs to be followed by rapid action, advocates on the issue say.
Some CRA online services remain unavailable a month after cyberattacks

Some CRA online services remain unavailable a month after cyberattacks

More than a month after the Canada Revenue Agency took its website offline in the wake of a major cyberattack, the federal tax collection agency won't say when it expects its online services to fully return to normal.
House of Commons pays tribute to former Liberal prime minister John Turner

House of Commons pays tribute to former Liberal prime minister John Turner

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau says former Liberal prime minister John Turner was someone who knew that Canadians had to work hard for democracy and that it should never be taken for granted.
Gender reveal for 'robust' new calf of endangered west coast orca species

Gender reveal for 'robust' new calf of endangered west coast orca species

FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. — Whale watchers in Washington state say they've determined the sex of the new addition to a critically endangered pod of killer whales.
With throne speech pledge, Liberals signal new approach on child care

With throne speech pledge, Liberals signal new approach on child care

OTTAWA — It was in a recent meeting with child-care experts that Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland made some heads turn.
Thanksgiving on hold and coronavirus-sniffing dogs: In The News for Sept. 24

Thanksgiving on hold and coronavirus-sniffing dogs: In The News for Sept. 24

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 Sept. 24 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Reactions to the minority Liberal government's speech from the throne

Reactions to the minority Liberal government's speech from the throne

OTTAWA — "The prime minister had an opportunity to present a real plan to Canadians, and he didn't do that.
'Won't be gathering for Thanksgiving:' Trudeau says COVID-19 2nd wave underway

'Won't be gathering for Thanksgiving:' Trudeau says COVID-19 2nd wave underway

TORONTO — A dramatic tripling of daily new cases of COVID-19 in the past month, mostly among young people, has prompted the prime minister to declare the arrival of the second wave of the pandemic and that Canadians likely won't be able to gather for