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Appeal court nixes fresh lobby probe of Aga Khan in Trudeau vacation case

Appeal court nixes fresh lobby probe of Aga Khan in Trudeau vacation case

OTTAWA — There is no need for the federal lobbying commissioner to take another look at whether the Aga Khan broke the rules by giving Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a vacation in the Bahamas, an appeal court has decided.
Feds went with simple rules for benefits to speed up COVID-19 aid, Morneau says

Feds went with simple rules for benefits to speed up COVID-19 aid, Morneau says

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau says imposing hard and fast rules about who can receive federal aid to weather the economic shock from COVID-19 was the only way to get the money out the door fast — even if some people fall through the cracks a
Canada, NATO allies discuss COVID-19 response in face of world security issues

Canada, NATO allies discuss COVID-19 response in face of world security issues

OTTAWA — Canada and its NATO allies wrestled Thursday with responding to the COVID-19 crisis while reining in potential new Russian mayhem-making and helping war-torn Iraq and Afghanistan.
Ottawa owes less than feds calculated in First Nations child welfare case: PBO

Ottawa owes less than feds calculated in First Nations child welfare case: PBO

OTTAWA — Canada's parliamentary budget officer says Ottawa will have to pay up to $2.
Royal Canadian Legion branches adapt to support veterans during pandemic

Royal Canadian Legion branches adapt to support veterans during pandemic

TORONTO — Royal Canadian Legion branches are adapting their services to support veterans during the COVID-19 pandemic, even as the national organization warns financial pressures could result in the closure of some branches.
A look at some of the Canadians who have lost their lives to COVID-19

A look at some of the Canadians who have lost their lives to COVID-19

COVID-19 has sickened thousands of Canadians from coast to coast and killed more than 100. Here are the stories of some of those who have lost their lives: Shawn Auger HIGH PRAIRIE, Alta.
Tax collectors, auditors to help field 'historic' numbers of benefit-seeking callers

Tax collectors, auditors to help field 'historic' numbers of benefit-seeking callers

OTTAWA — Canada Revenue Agency employees know a giant spotlight will be pointed at them come Monday, when they begin the monumental task of delivering federal benefits meant to mitigate the disastrous economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ex-ski coach Bertrand Charest, jailed for sex abuse, granted parole

Ex-ski coach Bertrand Charest, jailed for sex abuse, granted parole

MONTREAL — Former national ski coach Bertrand Charest, who was jailed for sexually abusing young female skiers under his care, has been granted full parole.
Supreme Court won't hear man's appeal of sentence over mother's death

Supreme Court won't hear man's appeal of sentence over mother's death

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear the appeal of a Winnipeg man who hoped to challenge an order to spend more time in jail for leaving his mother on a floor for weeks until she died.
Super-spreading events and Wimbledon cancelled; In The News for April 2

Super-spreading events and Wimbledon cancelled; In The News for April 2

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 April 2 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
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