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N.B. premier says snap election coming if opposition won't sign 'stability' deal

N.B. premier says snap election coming if opposition won't sign 'stability' deal

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's premier says he's willing to call an election as early as next week if opposition parties refuse a deal to keep his minority government in power until the fall of 2022, or until the COVID-19 pandemic is over.

U.S., Canadian authorities warn against annual 'Float Down' near Sarnia, Ont.

Authorities on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border are warning people not to participate in an annual tubing party this Sunday on the river that separates Sarnia, Ont., from Port Huron, Mich.
Quebec rights body says failures in child protection system preceded girl's death

Quebec rights body says failures in child protection system preceded girl's death

MONTREAL — An investigation by Quebec's human rights commission into the death of a seven-year-old girl in Granby, Que., last year has identified failures at all stages of the clinical and legal process designed to protect her.

Appeal court upholds immigration detention rules, rejects call for time limits

TORONTO — Canada's rules for detaining foreigners who can't be deported quickly are constitutional, the Federal Court of Appeal has found, rejecting an argument there should be time limits for detention in immigration cases like there are for crimina
Additional aid for Lebanon recognizes political, economic challenges: Gould

Additional aid for Lebanon recognizes political, economic challenges: Gould

OTTAWA — Canada's decision to increase its humanitarian aid to Lebanon recognizes the country already faced significant turmoil before last week's explosion and will need long-term support, International Development Minister Karina Gould said Tuesday
Former N.S. teacher sentenced to 15 years for decades-old child sex assaults

Former N.S. teacher sentenced to 15 years for decades-old child sex assaults

HALIFAX — A former Halifax-area teacher and hockey coach who sexually abused boys several decades ago was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison for what the judge described as a "catalogue of depraved predation.
CRA launches updated CEWS calculator ahead of applications opening Monday

CRA launches updated CEWS calculator ahead of applications opening Monday

OTTAWA — The federal government has launched an updated calculator to help employers estimate what help they might receive from the next phase of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy.
Internet site blocking battle invokes Canadians’ information rights

Internet site blocking battle invokes Canadians’ information rights

'Site blocking orders could be used to shut down journalists, artists, scientists, or politicians'
Over half of Americans oppose Trump tariff on Canadian aluminum, survey suggests

Over half of Americans oppose Trump tariff on Canadian aluminum, survey suggests

OTTAWA — A new opinion survey suggests Donald Trump's recent decision to slap a tariff on Canadian raw aluminum is garnering poor reviews on both sides of the border.
Ministers face grilling over WE affair and a cow chase: In The News for Aug. 11

Ministers face grilling over WE affair and a cow chase: In The News for Aug. 11

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. 11. What we are watching in Canada ...