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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, July 2

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, July 2

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:37 p.m. on July 2, 2020: There are 104,772 confirmed cases in Canada.
First Nations coalition rejects recommendation to lift Sen. Beyak's suspension

First Nations coalition rejects recommendation to lift Sen. Beyak's suspension

OTTAWA — A coalition of First Nations chiefs and residential school survivors are rejecting new recommendations to lift Sen. Lynn Beyak's suspension from the Senate.
Ukraine will lead Flight PS752 compensation talks with Iran, Canada and allies agree

Ukraine will lead Flight PS752 compensation talks with Iran, Canada and allies agree

OTTAWA — Canada's Foreign Affairs Department says Ukraine will lead negotiations with Iran over compensation for the families of victims of the crash of Flight PS752.
Mandatory mask policies raise accessibility concerns for vulnerable populations

Mandatory mask policies raise accessibility concerns for vulnerable populations

TORONTO — As several Canadian jurisdictions move to make masks mandatory in some public settings, experts and advocates say these orders will only work if they're backed up by efforts to provide access and education to vulnerable populations.
Tories ask procurement watchdog to review contracts between Ottawa, WE Charity

Tories ask procurement watchdog to review contracts between Ottawa, WE Charity

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives have asked Canada's procurement watchdog to review the circumstances around several sole-sourced contracts between the Liberal government and WE Charity, including its administration of a $900-million federal progra
Military member arrested after truck rammed gate near Trudeau residence: RCMP

Military member arrested after truck rammed gate near Trudeau residence: RCMP

OTTAWA — A member of the Canadian Armed Forces has been arrested after someone rammed a truck through the gates of Rideau Hall and drove up the path toward the official residences that house Gov. Gen.
Presumptive COVID-19 case in Nunavut may be territory's first infection

Presumptive COVID-19 case in Nunavut may be territory's first infection

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut is reporting what may be its first case of COVID-19. Dr.
July added to COVID-19 commercial rent-relief program

July added to COVID-19 commercial rent-relief program

OTTAWA — Federal and provincial governments have agreed to extend a commercial rent-relief program to help cover July costs for eligible small businesses.

Canadian engineer released from Egypt needs treatment, family says

TORONTO — A Canadian engineer arrested in Egypt last year arrived back in Canada on Thursday and was in need of medical attention, his family said. The health of Yasser Albaz, 52, of Oakville, Ont.
Supreme Court dismisses Indigenous appeal of Trans Mountain pipeline approval

Supreme Court dismisses Indigenous appeal of Trans Mountain pipeline approval

OTTAWA — Several B.C. First Nations vowed Thursday to keep their fight against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion going, despite losing what appears to be the last known legal option to overturn federal approval of the project.