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Toronto-area Liberal MP Michael Levitt puts family first, announces resignation

Toronto-area Liberal MP Michael Levitt puts family first, announces resignation

OTTAWA — Michael Levitt is resigning as the Liberal MP for the Toronto-area riding of York Centre. Levitt, first elected in 2015, says he has informed the Speaker of the House of Commons that he'll give up his seat as of Sept. 1.
Alberta, Ottawa reduce oilsands environmental monitoring budget due to pandemic

Alberta, Ottawa reduce oilsands environmental monitoring budget due to pandemic

EDMONTON — Alberta has come to an agreement with the federal government that makes major cuts to environmental monitoring of the oilsands.
Paul outpaces opponents in Green party leadership fundraising efforts

Paul outpaces opponents in Green party leadership fundraising efforts

OTTAWA — Green party leadership hopeful Annamie Paul has solidified herself as the frontrunner to win the party's vote in October, opening up a wide fundraising gulf between herself and her nearest opponent.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 4

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 4

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:12 p.m. on Aug 4, 2020: There are 117,791 confirmed cases in Canada.
COVID-19 vaccine efforts provide hope but no silver bullet to stop pandemic: Tam

COVID-19 vaccine efforts provide hope but no silver bullet to stop pandemic: Tam

OTTAWA — Canada's top public health doctors warned Tuesday that vaccines in development for COVID-19 provide hope but will not mean an immediate end to the pandemic. Dr.

From masks to cohorting, a guide to back-to-school rules across the country

Plans are being made across the country for how to safely send students back to school in the fall as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Here is a look at what the various provinces have said about getting kids back to classes.
No students participated in grant program, government says, to charity's surprise

No students participated in grant program, government says, to charity's surprise

OTTAWA — A Halifax-based charity is expressing confusion and frustration as it looks likely to have to foot the bill for nine students that it says were hired through the federal volunteer program at the centre of the WE affair.
Employees of Don Meredith say Senate compensation process 'totally unacceptable'

Employees of Don Meredith say Senate compensation process 'totally unacceptable'

OTTAWA — Two women who worked for former senator Don Meredith say the independent process established by the Senate to determine compensation for Meredith's harassment victims is "totally unacceptable" and is re-victimizing them.
TikTok sale puts Canada between Trump and China, again, experts say

TikTok sale puts Canada between Trump and China, again, experts say

OTTAWA — The potential sale of social-media platform TikTok to Microsoft is leaving Canada with a sense of deja vu.
Military exercise in Arctic aims to send message without spreading COVID-19

Military exercise in Arctic aims to send message without spreading COVID-19

OTTAWA — Canada and some of its closest allies have kicked off a three-week naval exercise in the Arctic that aims to send a message of unity against potential adversaries in the North without spreading COVID-19 to local communities.
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