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Additional aid for Lebanon recognizes political, economic challenges: Gould

Additional aid for Lebanon recognizes political, economic challenges: Gould

OTTAWA — Canada's decision to increase its humanitarian aid to Lebanon recognizes the country already faced significant turmoil before last week's explosion and will need long-term support, International Development Minister Karina Gould said Tuesday
Former N.S. teacher sentenced to 15 years for decades-old child sex assaults

Former N.S. teacher sentenced to 15 years for decades-old child sex assaults

HALIFAX — A former Halifax-area teacher and hockey coach who sexually abused boys several decades ago was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison for what the judge described as a "catalogue of depraved predation.
CRA launches updated CEWS calculator ahead of applications opening Monday

CRA launches updated CEWS calculator ahead of applications opening Monday

OTTAWA — The federal government has launched an updated calculator to help employers estimate what help they might receive from the next phase of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy.
Over half of Americans oppose Trump tariff on Canadian aluminum, survey suggests

Over half of Americans oppose Trump tariff on Canadian aluminum, survey suggests

OTTAWA — A new opinion survey suggests Donald Trump's recent decision to slap a tariff on Canadian raw aluminum is garnering poor reviews on both sides of the border.
Ministers face grilling over WE affair and a cow chase: In The News for Aug. 11

Ministers face grilling over WE affair and a cow chase: In The News for Aug. 11

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. 11. What we are watching in Canada ...
'Horrific:' Witness says Alberta doctor slain while working in medical clinic

'Horrific:' Witness says Alberta doctor slain while working in medical clinic

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Trudeau government announces additional humanitarian aid to Lebanon

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced an additional $25 million in aid to help the people of Lebanon struggling to recover from last week's devastating explosion in Beirut.
Judge grants stay to Quebec English school boards as legal challenge plays out

Judge grants stay to Quebec English school boards as legal challenge plays out

MONTREAL — Quebec Superior Court has granted a stay to English school boards challenging a provincial government law abolishing them, pending the outcome of a legal challenge on its merits.
Rent-relief program becomes new front in fight between Liberals, opposition

Rent-relief program becomes new front in fight between Liberals, opposition

OTTAWA — A quiet choice this spring to have the Crown corporation responsible for helping Canadians obtain affordable housing run a commercial rent-relief program during the COVID-19 pandemic has become the latest front in a war between the Liberal g

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 10

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:08 p.m. on Aug. 10, 2020: There are 120,132 confirmed cases in Canada.