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Pedestrian-only downtown a hit with residents as St. John's adapts to pandemic

Pedestrian-only downtown a hit with residents as St. John's adapts to pandemic

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The City of St. John's has closed its main downtown street to vehicles this summer, a popular move among residents and business owners.
How Conservative leadership hopefuls would address the WE scandal if they win

How Conservative leadership hopefuls would address the WE scandal if they win

OTTAWA — Conservative MPs said Friday their party doesn't want to bring down the government over the latest ethics scandal ensnaring Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Current leader Andrew Scheer is in his final weeks in the job.

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from the COVID 19 shutdown

Provinces and territories have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.
With debt, deficit numbers out, experts say Liberals need plan for growth

With debt, deficit numbers out, experts say Liberals need plan for growth

OTTAWA — The Trudeau Liberals' fiscal update this week put a cost to all the emergency COVID-19 aid the federal treasury will dole out. It delivered some shocks: a gigantic deficit and a projection that the federal debt will top $1 trillion.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $35 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $35 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on July 14 will grow to approximately $40 million. The Canadian Press

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, July 11

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. on July 11, 2020: There are 107,125 confirmed cases in Canada.
RCMP 'disappointed' by talk that race a factor in quiet Rideau Hall arrest

RCMP 'disappointed' by talk that race a factor in quiet Rideau Hall arrest

OTTAWA — The idea that the man accused of crashing into the grounds of Rideau Hall would have been treated differently if he were dark-skinned is disheartening, the RCMP's commissioner and the head of its union said in a joint statement Friday.
Class-action lawsuit alleges meat packer failed to take COVID-19 precautions

Class-action lawsuit alleges meat packer failed to take COVID-19 precautions

CALGARY — A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Cargill Ltd. that claims the meat-packing company failed to take reasonable precautions to protect its workers in Alberta during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Grocers defend pandemic pay cut decisions as independently made despite emails, calls

Grocers defend pandemic pay cut decisions as independently made despite emails, calls

Executives from three of Canada's largest grocery chains were in communication before launching and ending temporary wage increases for grocery store workers during COVID-19, but maintain their decisions were not co-ordinated. Metro Inc.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, July 10

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, July 10

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:10 p.m. on July 10, 2020: There are 107,125 confirmed cases in Canada.