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Parties urged to agree on safe way to hold possible election in pandemic

Parties urged to agree on safe way to hold possible election in pandemic

OTTAWA — What happens if Canada's minority Liberal government is defeated this fall and Elections Canada concludes it can't safely conduct an election because a second wave of the deadly coronavirus is sweeping the country? That worst-case scenario w
Joe Gosnell, Nisga'a chief who led nation to landmark treaty, dies of cancer

Joe Gosnell, Nisga'a chief who led nation to landmark treaty, dies of cancer

NEW AIYANSH, B.C. — Joe Gosnell, a renowned treaty negotiator, politician and leader of the Nisga'a Nation, has died at the age of 84.
Trudeau unsure about sending his kids to school, as poll suggests he's not alone

Trudeau unsure about sending his kids to school, as poll suggests he's not alone

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau says he remains on the fence about sending his three kids back to school this fall, and a new survey suggests he is not alone as many parents are nervous about the resumption of classes while COVID-19 remains a threat.
Prorogation of Parliament: what does it mean and what happens next?

Prorogation of Parliament: what does it mean and what happens next?

OTTAWA — Parliament has been prorogued until Sept. 23, when there will be a speech from the throne. Here is what that means and what could come next.

The Latest: Parliament prorogued, Freeland promoted in Liberal cabinet shuffle

OTTAWA — The latest developments on Aug. 18, 2020 as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seeks to shuffle his cabinet and prorogue Parliament. (All times eastern.) 4:39 p.m.
Longtime Conservative MP Diane Finley says she won't run in next election

Longtime Conservative MP Diane Finley says she won't run in next election

OTTAWA — Longtime Conservative MP Diane Finley says she's not running in the next election. Finley says she's had a "heck of a ride" but it's time to move forward.
New Brunswick Liberals announce ex-Tory deputy premier as candidate in election

New Brunswick Liberals announce ex-Tory deputy premier as candidate in election

FREDERICTON — Former Progressive Conservative deputy leader Robert Gauvin has flipped to the Liberals and took a swipe at his former colleagues Tuesday, calling them "ice cold" when it comes to helping the most vulnerable.
Estimated wind speed and rating increased for Manitoba tornado that killed two

Estimated wind speed and rating increased for Manitoba tornado that killed two

VIRDEN, Man. — Environment and Climate Change Canada says the rating for a powerful Manitoba tornado that killed two people when it threw their vehicle into a field has been upgraded.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau resigns and beer from wastewater; In The News for Aug. 18

Finance Minister Bill Morneau resigns and beer from wastewater; In The News for Aug. 18

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. 18 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Bill Morneau leaves cabinet, federal politics, as suddenly as he arrived

Bill Morneau leaves cabinet, federal politics, as suddenly as he arrived

OTTAWA — William Francis Morneau leaves federal politics as suddenly as he burst onto the Ottawa scene less than five years ago.