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Canada decries death penalty after second Canadian sentenced in China this week

Canada decries death penalty after second Canadian sentenced in China this week

OTTAWA — Canada is telling China that it strongly opposes the death penalty after a second Canadian was sentenced to death on drug charges by a Chinese court this week, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said Friday.
Ten workers test positive for COVID-19 at pork processing plant in Manitoba

Ten workers test positive for COVID-19 at pork processing plant in Manitoba

BRANDON, Man. — A Maple Leaf Foods facility in Manitoba where 10 workers have tested positive for COVID-19 will remain open, the head of the company said, despite calls from the union to halt production.
Statistics Canada says country gained 419,000 jobs in July

Statistics Canada says country gained 419,000 jobs in July

OTTAWA — Racialized workers had an unemployment rate more than one-and-a-half times white workers last month, jobs data released Friday showed, as Statistics Canad for the first time put a figure on a widening inequality gap being exacerbated by the
'Do our lives count for less?': COVID-19 exposes cracks in disability aid

'Do our lives count for less?': COVID-19 exposes cracks in disability aid

Karyn Keith says she isn't asking for much. All she wants is the same support she'd receive if she was out of a job because of the pandemic, rather than unable to work because of her disabilities. The 44-year-old mother in Brampton, Ont.

'Do our lives count for less?': COVID-19 exposes cracks in disability aid

Karyn Keith says she isn't asking for much. All she wants is the same support she'd receive if she was out of a job because of the pandemic, rather than unable to work because of her disabilities. The 44-year-old mother in Brampton, Ont.
Freeland urges restraint with expenses following Rideau Hall renovations

Freeland urges restraint with expenses following Rideau Hall renovations

OTTAWA — Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says public office holders should be mindful of how they spend taxpayer dollars, following a report on Rideau Hall renovations.

A timeline of Trump's tariffs on Canadian steel, aluminum

Some key events in Canada-U.S. trade relations since 2017: Aug. 16, 2017 - Canada, Mexico and the United States commence the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, which U.S.
Collapse of Nunavut ice shelf 'like losing a good friend:' glaciologist

Collapse of Nunavut ice shelf 'like losing a good friend:' glaciologist

A team of scientists placed research instruments into the Milne Ice Shelf in Nunavut last July, with plans to return to collect them this summer and study how the stability of the structure had changed. The COVID-19 pandemic put that trip on hold.
Canada plans $3.6 billion in retaliatory tariffs on U.S. in aluminium dispute

Canada plans $3.6 billion in retaliatory tariffs on U.S. in aluminium dispute

OTTAWA — Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland delivered a blistering rebuke of U.S. President Donald Trump's latest trade tirade Friday, calling his decision to bombard Canada with new tariffs on aluminum absurd, useless and unjustified.
In Canadian libraries, the era of late fees may be headed to history books

In Canadian libraries, the era of late fees may be headed to history books

HALIFAX — The era of the stern Canadian librarian peering at a patron's record of late items and announcing the amount owed appears to be headed for the history books.