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Tories, NDP at odds over federal spending as Liberals prepare fiscal snapshot

Tories, NDP at odds over federal spending as Liberals prepare fiscal snapshot

OTTAWA — Opposition parties have laid out their demands for the federal Liberal government as Ottawa prepares to update Canadians on the country's finances after four months of COVID-19 — and where it expects the economy to head for the rest of the y
A sad anniversary and the COVID-19 fiscal snapshot; In The News for July 6

A sad anniversary and the COVID-19 fiscal snapshot; In The News for July 6

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 6. What we are watching in Canada ... LAC-MEGANTIC, Que.
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from the COVID-19 shutdown

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.
P.E.I. reports 2 new COVID-19 cases linked to local man who returned from Nova Scotia

P.E.I. reports 2 new COVID-19 cases linked to local man who returned from Nova Scotia

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island reported two more cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the weekend tally to five after the province went months without a single positive test.
COVID-19 scare sees Latvia-bound troops turn around, return to Canada

COVID-19 scare sees Latvia-bound troops turn around, return to Canada

OTTAWA — A military plane carrying Canadian troops to Latvia was forced to turn around and return home because of concerns those on board might have been exposed to COVID-19.

Man dead in St. John's as police investigate 'suspicious' early morning incident

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A man has been found dead in St. John's, hours after police closed a street and advised residents to stay inside their homes.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, July 5

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, July 5

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 2:23 p.m. ET on July 5, 2020: There are 105,536 confirmed cases in Canada.
Young Syrian refugee gives back to Quebec by working at long-term care home

Young Syrian refugee gives back to Quebec by working at long-term care home

MONTREAL — George Chabo was just a teenager when the Syrian refugee arrived in Montreal in the winter of 2016, met first by Canadian Red Cross volunteers who supplied him and his family with boots and winter jackets to brave the Quebec cold.
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from the COVID-19 shutdown

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.
First glimpse of Canada's true COVID-19 infection rate expected mid-July

First glimpse of Canada's true COVID-19 infection rate expected mid-July

OTTAWA — The national immunity task force has started testing thousands of blood samples for COVID-19 antibodies and should be able to produce a more detailed picture of how many Canadians have been infected with the novel coronavirus within a couple