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New Brunswick legislature adjourned as new COVID-19 cases reported in province

New Brunswick legislature adjourned as new COVID-19 cases reported in province

FREDERICTON — A new COVID-19 outbreak in New Brunswick has forced the provincial legislature to adjourn only two days after it resumed sitting.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 1:16 p.m. on May 28, 2020: There are 88,468 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Duclos reminds cabinet colleagues to be transparent, 'even in times of crisis'

Duclos reminds cabinet colleagues to be transparent, 'even in times of crisis'

OTTAWA — The federal minister responsible for public access to government information has advised his cabinet colleagues of the need for transparency and accountability "even in times of crisis.
Legal experts weigh in on Meng Wanzhou decision from B.C. Supreme Court

Legal experts weigh in on Meng Wanzhou decision from B.C. Supreme Court

VANCOUVER — A loss in court for Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou has prompted another round of legal arguments in her attempt to avoid extradition to the United States on fraud charges. Associate Chief Justice Heather Holmes of the B.C.
Opposition parties call on Liberals to restore human-trafficking victims fund

Opposition parties call on Liberals to restore human-trafficking victims fund

OTTAWA — Members of Parliament from every opposition party have joined together to call on the Liberal government to reverse its decision to allow funding to expire for programs that help victims of human trafficking in the midst of the COVID-19 pand
Easing liability rules for Twitter, Facebook could backfire on U.S.: Geist

Easing liability rules for Twitter, Facebook could backfire on U.S.: Geist

WASHINGTON — Experts say President Donald Trump's bid to defend free expression on the Internet could end up having the opposite effect — and even put the United States offside in its new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico.
USMCA poised for star turn in trade spotlight as White House sours on China

USMCA poised for star turn in trade spotlight as White House sours on China

WASHINGTON — If trade deals were football players, Canada's agreement with the United States and Mexico would have been considered a second-stringer a year ago compared to President Donald Trump's original Hail Mary effort to secure a new pact with C
Trudeau, allies call for global unity at UN summit on pandemic recovery

Trudeau, allies call for global unity at UN summit on pandemic recovery

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau led a united call for global co-operation at a major United Nations meeting Thursday aimed at mitigating the devastating social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Priest plans virtual memorial service for four N.L. fishermen as community mourns

Priest plans virtual memorial service for four N.L. fishermen as community mourns

ST. LAWRENCE, N.L. — A small Newfoundland and Labrador community is preparing a virtual service to mourn the deaths of four fishermen, three of them from one family.
Cash Exodus: COVID-19 pandemic could accelerate shift to cashless, experts say

Cash Exodus: COVID-19 pandemic could accelerate shift to cashless, experts say

Some businesses reopening with pandemic protocols in place have said they won't accept cash for the time being, potentially accelerating what the Bank of Canada describes as a decade-long shift away from the banknote.