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Toronto flood insurance claims could be 'significant but manageable': ratings agency

Toronto flood insurance claims could be 'significant but manageable': ratings agency

TORONTO — Morningstar DBRS says insurance claims caused by the Toronto flood earlier this week could be "significant but manageable" for insurers.
Liberal House leader Steven MacKinnon sworn in as labour minister, replacing O'Regan

Liberal House leader Steven MacKinnon sworn in as labour minister, replacing O'Regan

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made a modest tweak to his cabinet, replacing the latest Liberal MP to opt against seeking re-election with one who insists the party can bounce back from a prolonged slump in the polls.
Two men shot dead in Montreal, the city's 19th and 20th homicides in 2024

Two men shot dead in Montreal, the city's 19th and 20th homicides in 2024

MONTREAL — Montreal police have opened a homicide investigation after two men in their 30s were gunned down early Friday in the city's St-Michel neighbourhood. Police were alerted to gunshots on 25th Avenue near Robert Boulevard around 1:50 a.m.
In the news today: Flight issues amid tech outage, Trudeau set to appoint minister

In the news today: Flight issues amid tech outage, Trudeau set to appoint minister

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed...
Trump says U.S. will be 'respected again' in first speech since assassination attempt

Trump says U.S. will be 'respected again' in first speech since assassination attempt

MILWAUKEE — Donald Trump recounted the terrifying moment he realized he was struck by a bullet in his first public speech since an attempted assassination, telling party faithful at the Republican National Convention that his resolve has never been s
'Like lava': Evacuee tells of frightening fire escape, as number of B.C. blazes soars

'Like lava': Evacuee tells of frightening fire escape, as number of B.C. blazes soars

"When we left last night, we didn’t know if we would have a home this morning."
'Plane was just in flames': Two dead, one hurt in crash at Tofino, B.C., airport

'Plane was just in flames': Two dead, one hurt in crash at Tofino, B.C., airport

TOFINO, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA — Derek Michaels was walking along Long Beach in Tofino, B.C., when he saw a small plane appearing to struggle after takeoff, making sharp turns with a plume of smoke trailing behind one of its engines.
Accused in Coutts blockade trial feared food shortages, questioned COVID-19 vaccine

Accused in Coutts blockade trial feared food shortages, questioned COVID-19 vaccine

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — One of two men accused of conspiring to kill police at the border blockade at Coutts, Alta., says he was worried about government overreach, food shortages and the COVID-19 vaccine.
Yukon government ready to step in after mine disaster, firm's silence 'unhelpful'

Yukon government ready to step in after mine disaster, firm's silence 'unhelpful'

WHITEHORSE, YUKON, CANADA — Yukon's deputy mining minister says it's "unfortunate and frankly unhelpful" that the owners of the Eagle Gold mine have been "silent in general" about action to remedy a disastrous ore slide that spilled hundreds of milli
Montreal law students convince federal justice minister to review two convictions

Montreal law students convince federal justice minister to review two convictions

MONTREAL — Over the past year, a Quebec non-profit that advocates for the wrongfully convicted has convinced the federal justice minister to take a second look at two cases in which people have been declared guilty.