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Transit ridership dropped nearly 75% in June compared with 2019: data

Transit ridership dropped nearly 75% in June compared with 2019: data

New data show public transit systems in Canada were still feeling the hit of the COVID-19 pandemic in June, with subway, train and bus trips dropping nearly 75 per cent compared with last year.
Climate change creating vast new glacial lakes, future flooding risk: research

Climate change creating vast new glacial lakes, future flooding risk: research

CALGARY — Meltwater from shrinking glaciers is creating vast lakes that could eventually pose an enormous flooding threat, says newly published research.
The WE papers and a medical profession gender pay gap: In The News for Aug. 31

The WE papers and a medical profession gender pay gap: In The News for Aug. 31

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 Aug. 31. What we are watching in Canada ...
WE calls latest Conservative request for documents 'politics'

WE calls latest Conservative request for documents 'politics'

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives are calling on WE Charity to release a series of documents the Toronto-based youth organization promised to hand over to a House of Commons committee before Prime Minister Justin Trudeau prorogued Parliament.
From masks to cohorting, a guide to back-to-school rules across the country

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.
Nova Scotia candidate's withdrawal shrinks Green Party leadership field

Nova Scotia candidate's withdrawal shrinks Green Party leadership field

OTTAWA — The field of contenders vying to become leader of the federal Green Party just got a little smaller.
Black Quebecers drive to Legault's office to protest racial profiling

Black Quebecers drive to Legault's office to protest racial profiling

MONTREAL — Djennie Dorvilier still remembers the excitement of getting a brand new car after graduating from college 20 years ago, using the money she saved from working night shifts at McDonald's.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 30

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 30

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 3:55 p.m. EDT on Aug. 30, 2020: There are 127,940 confirmed cases in Canada.
B.C. rescuers, experts concerned about condition of three entangled humpbacks

B.C. rescuers, experts concerned about condition of three entangled humpbacks

VANCOUVER — Marine mammal rescue groups and federal fisheries officials are not sure how much fishing gear three entangled humpback whales seen in the waters off the coast of British Columbia are still carrying, leaving experts worried.
Recent spike in COVID-19, so Manitoba reworks six-figure ad campaign

Recent spike in COVID-19, so Manitoba reworks six-figure ad campaign

WINNIPEG — Manitoba's COVID-19 numbers were once the envy of most other provinces, but there have been several outbreaks in recent weeks, and the government is having to alter its six-figure ad campaign.