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Sen. Mike Duffy loses appeal over lawsuit seeking damages from Senate

Sen. Mike Duffy loses appeal over lawsuit seeking damages from Senate

OTTAWA — Sen. Mike Duffy has lost his bid to overturn a court decision blocking him from suing the Senate for millions of dollars over his suspension without pay.
New Brunswick's two major parties far from gender parity in slate of candidates

New Brunswick's two major parties far from gender parity in slate of candidates

FREDERICTON — The Progressive Conservatives and Liberals are the only two parties fielding candidates in all of New Brunswick's 49 ridings, but the Greens are the sole party to have reached gender parity with their slate of nominees.
'There is a communication problem': back-to-school headaches in Quebec

'There is a communication problem': back-to-school headaches in Quebec

MONTREAL — A private high school on Montreal's south shore sent an entire Grade 7 class home this week after a parent of one of the students called in to say he had tested positive for COVID-19. The principal of College francais, in Longueuil, Que.
Plan for inevitable COVID-19 cases in schools, says chief public health officer

Plan for inevitable COVID-19 cases in schools, says chief public health officer

OTTAWA — Canada's chief public health officer says families should expect to see cases of COVID-19 in schools as children head back to class.
Blake shooting adds fresh urgency to Black Lives Matter march in Washington

Blake shooting adds fresh urgency to Black Lives Matter march in Washington

WASHINGTON — Thousands of people gathered Friday at the feet of Abraham Lincoln, conjuring iconic images from the turbulent heights of America's civil rights movement, to pay tribute to the growing roster of Black victims of police violence and prote
Quebec reduces isolation period for confirmed COVID-19 cases from 14 days to 10

Quebec reduces isolation period for confirmed COVID-19 cases from 14 days to 10

MONTREAL — Quebec is reducing the mandatory isolation period required for people infected with COVID-19 from 14 days to 10 because health officials felt it wasn't right to keep people home longer than necessary, the province's top doctor said Friday.
Winning Oilers 50/50 raffle ticket worth $7M picked after weeks of delay

Winning Oilers 50/50 raffle ticket worth $7M picked after weeks of delay

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation has finally announced the winning ticket for Aug. 7's record-breaking 50/50 raffle. The winning number is A-37051557. The lucky winner will take home just over $7 million — half the $14.
No safety OK for Max 8 aircraft until all issues resolved, Garneau says

No safety OK for Max 8 aircraft until all issues resolved, Garneau says

OTTAWA — Transport Minister Marc Garneau says Boeing's Max 8 aircraft won't be allowed to fly in Canadian skies until officials believe all safety concerns have been addressed.
Canada extends COVID-19 restrictions on international travel until Sept. 30

Canada extends COVID-19 restrictions on international travel until Sept. 30

OTTWAWA, Ont. — The federal government is extending travel restrictions by one month to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Canadian economy posted record drop in second quarter due to pandemic

Canadian economy posted record drop in second quarter due to pandemic

OTTAWA — The Canadian economy suffered its worst three-month stretch on record in the second quarter as the economy came to a near halt in April before starting to recover in May and June.