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Caught in U.S. COVID-19 surge, Canadian ex-pats hunker down, spare a thought for home

With COVID-19 cases surging in the United States, Canadians living in the country are hunkering down and find themselves thinking a bit more about home these days.
Tough talk, tariff threats resurface as USMCA readies for Wednesday debut

Tough talk, tariff threats resurface as USMCA readies for Wednesday debut

WASHINGTON — If the long-awaited debut of Canada's new trade pact with the United States and Mexico heralds a new dawn in North American relations, Robert Lighthizer sure has a funny way of showing it. With the U.S.
As Quebec reopens, small towns and provincial parks brace for larger crowds

As Quebec reopens, small towns and provincial parks brace for larger crowds

MONTREAL — Bruno Guilbault says he can't remember seeing anything like it. The mayor of Rawdon, Que.
A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Provinces and territories have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Quiet Salish Sea gives scientists chance to study endangered killer whales

Quiet Salish Sea gives scientists chance to study endangered killer whales

A significant drop in sea traffic brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic has created what scientists call a rare opportunity to study how quieter waters affect southern resident killer whales off the British Columbia coast.
Advocates call for community-led crisis intervention, not police

Advocates call for community-led crisis intervention, not police

SURREY, B.C. — Deaths and injuries involving police during so-called wellness checks coupled with recent protests against police brutality are generating scrutiny over how officers respond to people struggling with mental health challenges.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a lottery player in Ontario.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 8:22 p.m. on June 27, 2020: There are 103,032 confirmed cases in Canada.
Protesters denounce changes to Quebec experience program, call on government to act

Protesters denounce changes to Quebec experience program, call on government to act

MONTREAL — Demonstrators denounced proposed changes to a Quebec immigration program that fast-tracks foreign students and workers, describing the reforms during several protests Saturday as a dehumanizing vision of immigration policy.
Canada commits $300M to global COVID-19 fight but PM urged to spend $1.5 billion

Canada commits $300M to global COVID-19 fight but PM urged to spend $1.5 billion

OTTAWA — Canada contributed $300 million on Saturday towards the international fight against COVID-19, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined fellow leaders, activists and philanthropists in calling for a vaccine to be distributed to the world's nee