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Cowboys swapped out for lawyers: Calgary to use Stampede site for jury trials

Cowboys swapped out for lawyers: Calgary to use Stampede site for jury trials

CALGARY — Hotels. Convention centres. Even rodeo grounds. Courts across the country are working to figure out how — and where — to resume jury trials this fall after months of delay caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hammered by COVID-19, Kingston pins hopes of recovery on returning students

Hammered by COVID-19, Kingston pins hopes of recovery on returning students

KINGSTON, Ont. — Two weeks after much of Ontario reopened, Aba Mortley was optimistic that her business would recover despite the financial strain caused by the global pandemic. Her hometown of Kingston, Ont.
Canada Post reports second-quarter loss of $378 million due to COVID-19

Canada Post reports second-quarter loss of $378 million due to COVID-19

OTTAWA — Canada Post is reporting a second quarter pre-tax loss of $378 million, a figure the service says was largely driven by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Search continues for Indigenous Cape Breton teen believed to be travelling on foot

Search continues for Indigenous Cape Breton teen believed to be travelling on foot

ESKASONI, N.S. — RCMP say ground and aerial searches are continuing today along several trails in southeast Cape Breton for an Indigenous teenager who has been missing for more than a week.
Man accused of threatening PM in Rideau Hall incident due back in court Sept. 18

Man accused of threatening PM in Rideau Hall incident due back in court Sept. 18

OTTAWA — The man accused of ramming through a gate at Rideau Hall while heavily armed is slated to return to court Sept. 18 after making a brief appearance Friday.
Biden vows to unite America and Ragu exits Canada; In The News for Aug. 21

Biden vows to unite America and Ragu exits Canada; In The News for Aug. 21

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. 21 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Strong winds in forecast prompts warning to B.C. residents near fire

Strong winds in forecast prompts warning to B.C. residents near fire

PENTICTON, B.C. — Residents who live near a massive wildfire in British Columbia's south Okanagan were asked to prepare in advance Thursday, as strong winds forecasted for Friday threatened efforts to contain it.
Spending or stability: New Brunswick voters offered contrast in policy approaches

Spending or stability: New Brunswick voters offered contrast in policy approaches

FREDERICTON — The contrast in policy approaches between Progressive Conservatives and Liberals on the New Brunswick campaign trail was on full display Thursday.
Feds and Ontario reach agreement with 3M to make N95 masks in Brockville, Ont.

Feds and Ontario reach agreement with 3M to make N95 masks in Brockville, Ont.

TORONTO — The federal and Ontario governments have secured an agreement with 3M that will see the company produce N95 masks at a facility in Brockville, Ont., a spokesman for the province's minister of economic development confirmed Thursday.

WE Charity says email to Morneau was about COVID-19 science, not student program

OTTAWA — WE Charity is shedding more light on a controversial email from co-founder Craig Kielburger to then-finance minister Bill Morneau this spring, saying it was about a possible second wave of COVID-19 — not securing government business.