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Newfoundland and Labrador's travel ban and dinosaur cancer: In The News for Aug. 4

Newfoundland and Labrador's travel ban and dinosaur cancer: In The News for Aug. 4

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. 4. What we are watching in Canada ...

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 4

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. on August 4, 2020: There are 117,031 confirmed cases in Canada.
Alberta, Ottawa sign deal that reduces oilsands environmental monitoring

Alberta, Ottawa sign deal that reduces oilsands environmental monitoring

EDMONTON — Alberta has signed an agreement with the federal government that makes major cuts to environmental monitoring of the oilsands.
First cancer diagnosed in dinosaur fossil hints at communal life

First cancer diagnosed in dinosaur fossil hints at communal life

EDMONTON — It's a diagnosis that took 75 million years. Canadian researchers who included specialists from surgeons to paleontologists have identified what they say is the first known cancer in a dinosaur.
Andrew Furey to be next N.L. premier after winning Liberal leadership

Andrew Furey to be next N.L. premier after winning Liberal leadership

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A doctor from a political family will take office for the first time as Newfoundland and Labrador premier, stepping into the job as the financially troubled province reels from the impacts of the pandemic and falling oil prices.
Next N.L. premier Furey a political newcomer but a familiar face in the province

Next N.L. premier Furey a political newcomer but a familiar face in the province

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Andrew Furey may be new to public office, but the province's premier-designate is a familiar face in Newfoundland and Labrador though his charity leadership and his family's political connections.
Sen. Murray Sinclair joins legal firm to mentor lawyers in Indigenous law

Sen. Murray Sinclair joins legal firm to mentor lawyers in Indigenous law

OTTAWA — Sen. Murray Sinclair is returning to his legal roots, while also keeping his seat in the upper chamber — at least for now.
Feds keep lid on company names, dollar amounts in some COVID-19 contracts

Feds keep lid on company names, dollar amounts in some COVID-19 contracts

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals have given companies more than $5.8 billion in pandemic-related contracts for personal protective gear and medical supplies.
Charities worry about loss of trust, donations in wake of WE deal controversy

Charities worry about loss of trust, donations in wake of WE deal controversy

OTTAWA — The pandemic has not been easy on a key source of revenue for Habit for Humanity — its social enterprise known as the ReStore.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 3

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 3

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:05 p.m. on August 3, 2020: There are 117,031 confirmed cases in Canada.