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Canadian economy added 246,000 jobs in August, unemployment rate 10.2%

Canadian economy added 246,000 jobs in August, unemployment rate 10.2%

OTTAWA — The pace of gains in Canada's job market slowed in August, as Statistics Canada reported the economy added 246,000 jobs, and other data that experts say suggests billions in government benefits isn't stopping people from getting back into th
Canada not on pace to meet target to cut methane emissions by 2025

Canada not on pace to meet target to cut methane emissions by 2025

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson is open to imposing tougher regulations to curb methane emissions from the oil and gas sector if that is required to hit a 2025 target to cut them by almost half, his staff said Friday.
Nova Scotia woman fails to win stay as husband seeks medically assisted death

Nova Scotia woman fails to win stay as husband seeks medically assisted death

HALIFAX — A judge in Nova Scotia has rejected a woman's second bid to stop her husband from receiving a medically assisted death.
Hot tub heist: RCMP investigate spas stolen from Alberta manufacturing site

Hot tub heist: RCMP investigate spas stolen from Alberta manufacturing site

THORSBY, Alta. — Mounties in central Alberta are looking for a thief who might be in some hot water. RCMP say seven hot tubs were stolen from an Arctic Spas manufacturing site in Thorsby, about 70 kilometres southwest of Edmonton.
Russia denial of Navalny poisoning taken with grain of salt: Champagne

Russia denial of Navalny poisoning taken with grain of salt: Champagne

OTTAWA — Canada and its G7 allies are taking Russia's denials of the poisoning of Alexei Navalny with a skepticism, Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne said Friday.
New Brunswick party leaders say province doesn't have enough people

New Brunswick party leaders say province doesn't have enough people

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's Progressive Conservative and Liberal party leaders vowed on Friday to increase the province's population if they are elected to govern on Sept. 14.
Two passengers fined $1,000 each after refusing to wear masks on WestJet flights

Two passengers fined $1,000 each after refusing to wear masks on WestJet flights

Two airline passengers each face fines of $1,000 for refusing to wear face masks on board a flight, the first time Transport Canada has imposed a financial penalty for violating rules meant to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Colder weather and holidays bring new COVID-19 concerns, Tam warns

Colder weather and holidays bring new COVID-19 concerns, Tam warns

OTTAWA — The fall will bring new risks in the COVID-19 pandemic along with colder weather and indoor family holiday gatherings, Canada's chief public health officer warned Friday. With the final long weekend of the summer season upon us, Dr.
60 firefighters from Quebec currently in California to help battle wildfires

60 firefighters from Quebec currently in California to help battle wildfires

WASHINGTON — Sixty firefighters from Quebec have arrived in California to help battle the wildfires ravaging the state, Canada's answer to a plea from Gov. Gavin Newsom for international help with the crisis.
O'Toole nominates campaign fundraiser to be chair of Conservative Fund

O'Toole nominates campaign fundraiser to be chair of Conservative Fund

OTTAWA — The Conservative Party's fundraising arm has a new chair for the first time in two decades.