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Supreme Court says drug trafficker need not pay additional fine in split decision

A convicted drug trafficker should not have to pay a fine as part of his punishment to offset the fact he used money he obtained from his crimes to pay his legal fees, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled Friday.

How the pandemic impacted post-secondary students' work placements

Co-op placements, internships, practicums and residencies are valuable forms of work experience for post-secondary students in Canada. But for this year’s students, COVID-19 has put a halt to many of these opportunities.
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How the pandemic impacted post-secondary students' work placements

Co-op placements, internships, practicums and residencies are valuable forms of work experience for post-secondary students in Canada. But for this year’s students, COVID-19 has put a halt to many of these opportunities.

Quebec reports 85 new COVID-19 deaths as confirmed cases approach 48,000

The number of people in Quebec who have recovered from COVID-19 as of Monday is 14,654, up 323 from the 14,331 recoveries reported a day earlier.
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Quebec reports 85 new COVID-19 deaths as confirmed cases approach 48,000

The number of people in Quebec who have recovered from COVID-19 as of Monday is 14,654, up 323 from the 14,331 recoveries reported a day earlier.

Debate over future of Parliament during COVID-19 resumes Monday

A motion about the path forward for Parliament amid the COVID-19 pandemic will be the focus of Monday's debate, as approximately 32 MPs are expected to return to the House of Commons.
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Debate over future of Parliament during COVID-19 resumes Monday

A motion about the path forward for Parliament amid the COVID-19 pandemic will be the focus of Monday's debate, as approximately 32 MPs are expected to return to the House of Commons.

COVID-19 may be the catalyst — not the cause — of a painful but useful economic transformation: Don Pittis

From a growing property market crunch to retailer bankruptcies to the collapse of oil, experts say COVID-19 may be a trigger for needed economic change.
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COVID-19 may be the catalyst — not the cause — of a painful but useful economic transformation: Don Pittis

From a growing property market crunch to retailer bankruptcies to the collapse of oil, experts say COVID-19 may be a trigger for needed economic change.

Premature victory lap? Meng Wanzhou poses ahead of momentous court decision

With a momentous court ruling that could deliver her freedom days away, Meng Wanzhou appeared to take a premature victory lap on the weekend, posing for pictures and flashing a thumbs-up on the steps of B.C. Supreme Court.
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Premature victory lap? Meng Wanzhou poses ahead of momentous court decision

With a momentous court ruling that could deliver her freedom days away, Meng Wanzhou appeared to take a premature victory lap on the weekend, posing for pictures and flashing a thumbs-up on the steps of B.C. Supreme Court.

Bank reports student loan holder to credit agency after federal government pauses loan repayments

When the federal government announced in March it was giving people with student loans a break on payments to help them during the pandemic, Barbara Hewitt thought it would be a help, not a hindrance.
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Bank reports student loan holder to credit agency after federal government pauses loan repayments

When the federal government announced in March it was giving people with student loans a break on payments to help them during the pandemic, Barbara Hewitt thought it would be a help, not a hindrance.

Why reopening Montreal is a riskier bet than Legault is letting on

As Quebec continues to lift pandemic-related restrictions, some key factors that contributed to the ongoing disaster remain unaddressed.
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Why reopening Montreal is a riskier bet than Legault is letting on

As Quebec continues to lift pandemic-related restrictions, some key factors that contributed to the ongoing disaster remain unaddressed.

MPs to meet today to decide on resuming Parliament during pandemic

The House of Commons is meeting Monday to decide, again, how it is going to function as COVID-19 restrictions gradually lift across the country.
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MPs to meet today to decide on resuming Parliament during pandemic

The House of Commons is meeting Monday to decide, again, how it is going to function as COVID-19 restrictions gradually lift across the country.

'I feel obligated': 99-year-old veteran walking 100 km before 100th birthday for COVID-19 research

A 99-year-old Ontario veteran of the Second World War is vowing to walk 100 kilometres by his 100th birthday to raise money for medical research to help stop COVID-19.
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'I feel obligated': 99-year-old veteran walking 100 km before 100th birthday for COVID-19 research

A 99-year-old Ontario veteran of the Second World War is vowing to walk 100 kilometres by his 100th birthday to raise money for medical research to help stop COVID-19.

Here's how Moose Jaw will welcome the Snowbirds home

The Snowbirds team is scheduled to return to their home base at 15 Wing Moose Jaw on Monday afternoon, and the city is rallying together to create visual displays of support following the death of Cpt. Jennifer Casey last week.
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Here's how Moose Jaw will welcome the Snowbirds home

The Snowbirds team is scheduled to return to their home base at 15 Wing Moose Jaw on Monday afternoon, and the city is rallying together to create visual displays of support following the death of Cpt. Jennifer Casey last week.

'It felt like it was a disservice to us': Infectious disease specialist reacts to crowded park

Infectious disease specialist Dr. Abdu Sharkawy said an overcrowded park in Toronto on Saturday was an ‘expression of disrespect’ to health-care workers.
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'It felt like it was a disservice to us': Infectious disease specialist reacts to crowded park

Infectious disease specialist Dr. Abdu Sharkawy said an overcrowded park in Toronto on Saturday was an ‘expression of disrespect’ to health-care workers.

Procession for Snowbirds crash victim makes its way through Halifax

A procession honouring the Canadian Forces Snowbirds team member killed in a recent plane crash began under blue skies in Halifax Sunday evening, as the remains of the young officer remembered for her bright smile arrived in her hometown.
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Procession for Snowbirds crash victim makes its way through Halifax

A procession honouring the Canadian Forces Snowbirds team member killed in a recent plane crash began under blue skies in Halifax Sunday evening, as the remains of the young officer remembered for her bright smile arrived in her hometown.

Environmental advocates concerned by Alberta's new rules for coal mining

Upcoming changes to Alberta's coal regulations are expected to create hundreds of jobs in the province, but environmental advocates worry that the work will come at the expense of the ecosystem alongside the Rocky Mountains.
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Environmental advocates concerned by Alberta's new rules for coal mining

Upcoming changes to Alberta's coal regulations are expected to create hundreds of jobs in the province, but environmental advocates worry that the work will come at the expense of the ecosystem alongside the Rocky Mountains.

Mourning family of Cargill COVID-19 death feel left behind by company

Two weeks ago, the union that represents the workers at the Cargill slaughterhouse near High River, Alta., announced that a third death had been linked to the facility, a 51-year-old union shop steward named Benito Quesada.
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Mourning family of Cargill COVID-19 death feel left behind by company

Two weeks ago, the union that represents the workers at the Cargill slaughterhouse near High River, Alta., announced that a third death had been linked to the facility, a 51-year-old union shop steward named Benito Quesada.

Union launches nationwide appeal for long-term care reform in wake of COVID-19

The union backing Canada’s public employees is launching a nationwide effort to transform long-term care into a publicly funded, universal health care system in the midst of a pandemic it says has exacerbated problems in facilities across the country and le
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Union launches nationwide appeal for long-term care reform in wake of COVID-19

The union backing Canada’s public employees is launching a nationwide effort to transform long-term care into a publicly funded, universal health care system in the midst of a pandemic it says has exacerbated problems in facilities across the country and led to the deaths of thousands of residents.

'Grow up': Toronto councillor warns people who packed downtown park

Physical distancing rules appeared to have been ignored at some of Toronto's parks and beaches, where thousands of people gathered Saturday to enjoy the summer-like weather.
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'Grow up': Toronto councillor warns people who packed downtown park

Physical distancing rules appeared to have been ignored at some of Toronto's parks and beaches, where thousands of people gathered Saturday to enjoy the summer-like weather.

RCMP facing 'systemic sustainability challenges' due to provincial policing role

The RCMP's costly contract policing obligations across Canada are draining resources from the force's federal duties in areas such as organized crime and national security, an internal government memo warns.
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RCMP facing 'systemic sustainability challenges' due to provincial policing role

The RCMP's costly contract policing obligations across Canada are draining resources from the force's federal duties in areas such as organized crime and national security, an internal government memo warns.

Nova Scotia reports 1 new COVID-19 case; 973 people recovered

Nova Scotia announced one new case of COVID-19 on Sunday. The QEII Health Sciences Centre's microbiology lab completed 494 tests on Saturday. To date, Nova Scotia has 38,055 negative test results.
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Nova Scotia reports 1 new COVID-19 case; 973 people recovered

Nova Scotia announced one new case of COVID-19 on Sunday. The QEII Health Sciences Centre's microbiology lab completed 494 tests on Saturday. To date, Nova Scotia has 38,055 negative test results.

New Yukon Party leader says respectful leadership with First Nations essential

The Yukon Party has a new leader after a week of online and phone voting by members. Thirty-four-year-old Currie Dixon defeated two contenders for the top job and says his aim is to serve all Yukoners well.
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New Yukon Party leader says respectful leadership with First Nations essential

The Yukon Party has a new leader after a week of online and phone voting by members. Thirty-four-year-old Currie Dixon defeated two contenders for the top job and says his aim is to serve all Yukoners well.

How N.S. mass shooting could bring law that makes abusers' tactics a crime

The repeated threats and isolation a Nova Scotia mass shooter allegedly used against his spouse show why such cruelty should be a criminal offence in Canada, experts on domestic violence say.
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How N.S. mass shooting could bring law that makes abusers' tactics a crime

The repeated threats and isolation a Nova Scotia mass shooter allegedly used against his spouse show why such cruelty should be a criminal offence in Canada, experts on domestic violence say.

Crews contain more than half of Porters Lake brush fire

Fire crews are back at the scene of a large brush fire in Porters Lake on Sunday morning, as they work to bring it under control. So far 174 homes have been evacuated, but the entire order could affect 1,000 people.
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Crews contain more than half of Porters Lake brush fire

Fire crews are back at the scene of a large brush fire in Porters Lake on Sunday morning, as they work to bring it under control. So far 174 homes have been evacuated, but the entire order could affect 1,000 people.

Ontario premier makes public plea to 'go get tested' after province misses target 7th straight day

Ontario Premier Doug Ford made a public plea on Sunday, asking people to «please go get a test» after the province fell short of its testing target for the seventh day in a row. 
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Ontario premier makes public plea to 'go get tested' after province misses target 7th straight day

Ontario Premier Doug Ford made a public plea on Sunday, asking people to «please go get a test» after the province fell short of its testing target for the seventh day in a row. 

Liberals propose more COVID-19 sittings, summer sessions in new motion

The Liberal government has tabled a motion that would see Parliament’s special committee on COVID-19 meet for an additional day each week — a proposal that would involve a limited number of MPs convening in the House of Commons alongside members outside O
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Liberals propose more COVID-19 sittings, summer sessions in new motion

The Liberal government has tabled a motion that would see Parliament’s special committee on COVID-19 meet for an additional day each week — a proposal that would involve a limited number of MPs convening in the House of Commons alongside members outside Ottawa joining the proceedings virtually.

Crews pulled overnight from Nova Scotia brush fire where 174 homes evacuated

All crews have been pulled from the site of a brush fire in the Porters Lake area of Nova Scotia Saturday night. One hundred and seventy-four homes in the area have been evacuated.
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Crews pulled overnight from Nova Scotia brush fire where 174 homes evacuated

All crews have been pulled from the site of a brush fire in the Porters Lake area of Nova Scotia Saturday night. One hundred and seventy-four homes in the area have been evacuated.

PM avoids promising federal inquiry into Nova Scotia shooting rampage

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won't commit to a federal inquiry into the recent Nova Scotia shootings, even as the province's premier continues to say it's up to Ottawa to take the lead in examining the tragedy.
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PM avoids promising federal inquiry into Nova Scotia shooting rampage

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won't commit to a federal inquiry into the recent Nova Scotia shootings, even as the province's premier continues to say it's up to Ottawa to take the lead in examining the tragedy.

Government launches benefit-finder tool for emergency aid as parties spar over return of Parliament

The government launched an online tool today to help Canadians navigate the various financial benefits available during the pandemic, as the political parties continue to spar over the resumption of Parliament.
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Government launches benefit-finder tool for emergency aid as parties spar over return of Parliament

The government launched an online tool today to help Canadians navigate the various financial benefits available during the pandemic, as the political parties continue to spar over the resumption of Parliament.

Canadian peacekeeping levels hit lowest level in more than 60 years

Canada's contribution to peacekeeping has reached what is believed to be an all-time low, even as the Liberal government makes its final push to secure a coveted seat on the United Nations Security Council.
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Canadian peacekeeping levels hit lowest level in more than 60 years

Canada's contribution to peacekeeping has reached what is believed to be an all-time low, even as the Liberal government makes its final push to secure a coveted seat on the United Nations Security Council.

We spend a lot of time online - so how do we make data centres greener?

In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at how data centres are becoming more environmentally friendly and examine which countries are furthest along in the transition to sustainable energy.
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We spend a lot of time online - so how do we make data centres greener?

In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at how data centres are becoming more environmentally friendly and examine which countries are furthest along in the transition to sustainable energy.

Government operation to bring home pandemic-stranded Canadians almost complete, says MP

The massive operation to bring home thousands of Canadians stranded by pandemic travel shutdowns has hit the homestretch: nearly 90 per cent of those who sought government assistance are now back in the country.
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Government operation to bring home pandemic-stranded Canadians almost complete, says MP

The massive operation to bring home thousands of Canadians stranded by pandemic travel shutdowns has hit the homestretch: nearly 90 per cent of those who sought government assistance are now back in the country.

Credit card chargebacks a challenge for some airline customers

Marketplace has heard from many people who were unsatisfied with credit for future travel after their flights were cancelled, and some have sought refunds through a chargeback from their credit card company but have met with resistance.
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Credit card chargebacks a challenge for some airline customers

Marketplace has heard from many people who were unsatisfied with credit for future travel after their flights were cancelled, and some have sought refunds through a chargeback from their credit card company but have met with resistance.

Will COVID-19 lead to an exodus from crowded offices in downtown towers? Don't count on it, experts say

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing many commercial tenants in downtown towers to reconsider their physical environment, from the amount of office space required if employees will work from home more often to issues presented by public transit and where they'r
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Will COVID-19 lead to an exodus from crowded offices in downtown towers? Don't count on it, experts say

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing many commercial tenants in downtown towers to reconsider their physical environment, from the amount of office space required if employees will work from home more often to issues presented by public transit and where they're located in a metropolitan area.

Canada is reopening without knowing where Canadians are getting COVID-19

Canada is emerging from months of lockdown, but key questions remain unanswered about where Canadians are getting infected with COVID-19 and why cases remain high in our hardest-hit provinces.
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Canada is reopening without knowing where Canadians are getting COVID-19

Canada is emerging from months of lockdown, but key questions remain unanswered about where Canadians are getting infected with COVID-19 and why cases remain high in our hardest-hit provinces.

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