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10 cases of legionnaires' disease in Montreal, two people have died: public health

10 cases of legionnaires' disease in Montreal, two people have died: public health

Montreal public health officials say they are investigating after two people died of legionnaires' disease in the eastern part of the city.
Fixing long-term care in Canada could cost $13.7B, budget watchdog estimates

Fixing long-term care in Canada could cost $13.7B, budget watchdog estimates

OTTAWA — Canada's national budget watchdog says fixing the country’s long-term care system would come with a hefty price tag.
Tokyo medal contenders, possible delays for election results: In The News for Aug. 4

Tokyo medal contenders, possible delays for election results: 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 ...
Toronto, Vancouver Island protests shine spotlight on media access

Toronto, Vancouver Island protests shine spotlight on media access

TORONTO — Police and politicians' efforts to limit public access to recent events in Toronto and Vancouver Island have cast a spotlight on the role of journalists and spurred concerns over freedom of the press.
More Canadians say worst of COVID-19 yet to come as the Delta variant spreads: poll

More Canadians say worst of COVID-19 yet to come as the Delta variant spreads: poll

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests more Canadians believe the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic has not passed as concerns rise about a fourth wave of infections driven by the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant.
What Justin Trudeau's Liberals could learn from the Nova Scotia election campaign

What Justin Trudeau's Liberals could learn from the Nova Scotia election campaign

HALIFAX — The election campaign in Nova Scotia may not be getting much attention on the national stage, but the federal Liberals in Ottawa are almost certainly keeping a close watch on the race.
Judicial phase of Meng’s extradition process scheduled to begin today at B.C. Court

Judicial phase of Meng’s extradition process scheduled to begin today at B.C. Court

VANCOUVER — The final set of hearings in the extradition case of Huawei's chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou are due to begin today in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver.
Final outcome of a pandemic election could take a few days: chief electoral officer

Final outcome of a pandemic election could take a few days: chief electoral officer

OTTAWA — Canadians may have to wait a few days to find out the final results of a federal election called in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada's chief electoral officer warns.
A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase and case numbers drop across the country, the provinces and territories have begun releasing the reopening plans for businesses, events and recreational facilities.

No winning ticket sold for Tuesday's $26 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $26 million jackpot in Tuesday's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on August 6 will be at an estimated $34 million. The Canadian Press