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Airline turbulence and more places opening up in Ontario; In The News for July 7

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 July 7 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Turbulence in Canadian opinion on airlines COVID-19 response: poll

Turbulence in Canadian opinion on airlines COVID-19 response: poll

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests turbulence ahead for airlines seeking public support for their current COVID-19 plans.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, July 7

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on July 7, 2020: There are 105,935 confirmed cases in Canada.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, July 6

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, July 6

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:32 p.m. ET on July 6, 2020: There are 105,935 confirmed cases in Canada.
Buffet decision shows LNG projects on shaky political, economic ground: report

Buffet decision shows LNG projects on shaky political, economic ground: report

OTTAWA — Legendary investor Warren Buffett's decision to walk away from a proposed export terminal for liquefied natural gas in Quebec is being held up in a new report as a sign that the LNG sector in Canada and elsewhere is on shaky ground.
'Divine event:' Surgeon who helped man after hike operates on him days later

'Divine event:' Surgeon who helped man after hike operates on him days later

CALGARY — A Saskatchewan man who had a heart attack after a hike in the Rocky Mountains says it was divine intervention that the same cardiac surgeon who helped resuscitate him near the trail would operate on him days later.
Overdose deaths increase by 93 per cent among B.C.'s First Nations

Overdose deaths increase by 93 per cent among B.C.'s First Nations

VANCOUVER — The First Nations Health Authority says 89 members of its community fatally overdosed from illicit drugs across British Columbia between January and May, an increase of 93 per cent compared with the same period last year.
Planned class-action lawsuit alleges illegal strip-searches of federal prisoners

Planned class-action lawsuit alleges illegal strip-searches of federal prisoners

OTTAWA — A proposed class-action lawsuit alleges authorities illegally strip-searched Canadian federal prison inmates hundreds of thousands of times over almost three decades.
Bank of Canada survey says business hiring plans remain muted due to pandemic

Bank of Canada survey says business hiring plans remain muted due to pandemic

The Bank of Canada's latest review of business and consumer expectations has revealed how widespread uncertainty is muting rehiring and purchasing plans, published days before a federal update gives the Liberals' outlook for the economy.
New COVID-19 cases in P.E.I. reveal pandemic not over on island: public health

New COVID-19 cases in P.E.I. reveal pandemic not over on island: public health

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island's chief medical officer of health is warning that the five new cases of COVID-19 discovered over the weekend indicate the province is still susceptible to the novel coronavirus.