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CERB-like mechanism could help country respond to future economic shocks: Poloz

CERB-like mechanism could help country respond to future economic shocks: Poloz

OTTAWA — Canada's top central banker says adding an income-support measure like the Canada Emergency Response Benefit to the government's tool kit could help the country more quickly respond to sudden shifts in the economy. More than 8.
Canada's UN envoy mounts final push for Security Council seat amid pandemic

Canada's UN envoy mounts final push for Security Council seat amid pandemic

OTTAWA — In Friday morning's early darkness, Marc-Andre Blanchard will catch his first new glimpse of New York City's sparkling skyline from behind the wheel of a modestly priced rental car.
Local legion honours victim, survivor of Snowbirds crash in Kamloops, B.C.

Local legion honours victim, survivor of Snowbirds crash in Kamloops, B.C.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Thousands of people tuned in online Thursday to hear the sombre sound of a bugle playing the Last Post and to take a moment of pause in remembrance of the victim of a Snowbirds plane crash.
Trudeau promises $75M more for off-reserve Indigenous services in pandemic

Trudeau promises $75M more for off-reserve Indigenous services in pandemic

OTTAWA — Organizations that help Indigenous people living in urban areas and away from reserves — and have been struggling to meet a surge in demand for their services during COVID-19 — will soon be getting more federal aid.

Ontario woman wins bid to sue Roman Catholic diocese, again, over sexual abuse

TORONTO — An Ontario woman has won her bid to sue the Roman Catholic Church for a second time over the sexual abuse she suffered as a child at the hands of a priest.
Twenty-eight soldiers test positive for COVID-19 after working in care homes

Twenty-eight soldiers test positive for COVID-19 after working in care homes

OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces is reporting a dramatic increase in the number of military personnel who have contracted COVID-19 while working in long-term care facilities in Ontario and Quebec.

Judge who took on temporary deanship of law school cleared of wrongdoing

TORONTO — A justice who accepted a temporary deanship of an Indigenous-focused law school did nothing wrong but was instead the victim of unfair treatment at the hands of the body that oversees judges, Federal Court ruled on Thursday.
Cross-border business interests call for joint Canada, U.S. post-COVID effort

Cross-border business interests call for joint Canada, U.S. post-COVID effort

WASHINGTON — Travel between Canada and the United States is still restricted but businesses, diplomats and communities that depend on cross-border traffic are urging the two countries to join forces in a co-operative approach to thriving in the new p
B.C. Supreme Court to rule in Huawei executive's extradition case on Wednesday

B.C. Supreme Court to rule in Huawei executive's extradition case on Wednesday

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia Supreme Court will release a key decision next week in the extradition case of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.
COVID-19 economic slowdown has cut air pollution in Canadian cities

COVID-19 economic slowdown has cut air pollution in Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Most major Canadian cities saw drastic improvements in air quality over the last two months as COVID-19 kept people at home instead of on the roads.