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New Brunswick party leaders say province doesn't have enough people

New Brunswick party leaders say province doesn't have enough people

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's Progressive Conservative and Liberal party leaders vowed on Friday to increase the province's population if they are elected to govern on Sept. 14.
Two passengers fined $1,000 each after refusing to wear masks on WestJet flights

Two passengers fined $1,000 each after refusing to wear masks on WestJet flights

Two airline passengers each face fines of $1,000 for refusing to wear face masks on board a flight, the first time Transport Canada has imposed a financial penalty for violating rules meant to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Colder weather and holidays bring new COVID-19 concerns, Tam warns

Colder weather and holidays bring new COVID-19 concerns, Tam warns

OTTAWA — The fall will bring new risks in the COVID-19 pandemic along with colder weather and indoor family holiday gatherings, Canada's chief public health officer warned Friday. With the final long weekend of the summer season upon us, Dr.
60 firefighters from Quebec currently in California to help battle wildfires

60 firefighters from Quebec currently in California to help battle wildfires

WASHINGTON — Sixty firefighters from Quebec have arrived in California to help battle the wildfires ravaging the state, Canada's answer to a plea from Gov. Gavin Newsom for international help with the crisis.
O'Toole nominates campaign fundraiser to be chair of Conservative Fund

O'Toole nominates campaign fundraiser to be chair of Conservative Fund

OTTAWA — The Conservative Party's fundraising arm has a new chair for the first time in two decades.
Lawyer starts job as first Indigenous president of Canadian Bar Association

Lawyer starts job as first Indigenous president of Canadian Bar Association

WINNIPEG — Brad Regehr is a bit surprised to see the attention he's getting over his new job.
Mental health: Newfoundland loosens COVID-19 rules for 'rotational' workers

Mental health: Newfoundland loosens COVID-19 rules for 'rotational' workers

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador has rolled out new COVID-19 testing rules for people who routinely work outside the province and return on a set schedule.
Canadian leg of Yukon Quest dog-sled race is cancelled due to pandemic

Canadian leg of Yukon Quest dog-sled race is cancelled due to pandemic

WHITEHORSE — The Canadian side of the Yukon Quest dog-sled race has been cancelled for 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Yukon Quest says the annual 1,600-kilometre race had already been facing several challenges because of Canada-U.S.

Manitoba police allege group yelled slurs at Black man before he was stabbed

BRANDON, Man. — Police say they have viewed video that shows suspects yelling racial slurs at a Black man at a skateboard park in Manitoba before punching, kicking and stabbing him.
First wave of funding doled out to help food processors with COVID-19 upgrades

First wave of funding doled out to help food processors with COVID-19 upgrades

The federal government has started providing cash for food processors across the country to help them deal with COVID-19. A $77.