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Statistics Canada analysis suggests small hit to inflation from pandemic

Statistics Canada analysis suggests small hit to inflation from pandemic

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says Canadians' buying patterns changed so much during the COVID-19 pandemic that its measure of consumer inflation went a little wobbly. The agency previously reported that year-over-year inflation declined by 0.
Return of North American economy will negate need for tariffs, PM tells Trump

Return of North American economy will negate need for tariffs, PM tells Trump

WASHINGTON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged Donald Trump to think twice Monday before imposing new tariffs on Canadian aluminum, saying the sector is emerging from the pandemic-induced production stance that prompted the White House to consider

B.C. Indigenous communities closed during pandemic but at economic cost

Indigenous bands along the west coast of British Columbia say their borders will remain closed to tourists and non-residents, despite the economic impact, as they work to raise awareness about the threat COVID-19 poses to their communities.
Crown trying to attack credibility of former Quebec TV star in sex-assault trial

Crown trying to attack credibility of former Quebec TV star in sex-assault trial

MONTREAL — The Crown is asking a Quebec court judge to admit new evidence in the sexual assault trial of former television star Eric Salvail that it says indicates he gave a false impression of himself on the witness stand.
Sentries return to National War Memorial as COVID-19 threat recedes

Sentries return to National War Memorial as COVID-19 threat recedes

OTTAWA — Military sentries are returning to their spots in front of the National War Memorial and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier as the threat posed by COVID-19 appears to be receding.
Quebec man facing genocide charge linked to alleged threats against Trudeau, Muslims

Quebec man facing genocide charge linked to alleged threats against Trudeau, Muslims

MONTREAL — A Quebec man charged last December in connection with alleged online threats against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Muslims is facing two new charges. The RCMP said 62-year-old Andre Audet of Boucherville, Que.
Northern schools face additional challenges for reopening — and staying closed

Northern schools face additional challenges for reopening — and staying closed

Teachers in Ontario's northern school boards are sounding the alarm about back-to-school plans, saying the region's vast geography and sparse population present challenges not considered in southern parts of the province.
The search continues and Ontario anticipates Stage 3; In The News for July 13

The search continues and Ontario anticipates Stage 3; In The News for July 13

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 July 13. What we are watching in Canada ...
Ontario anticipates Stage 3 of its pandemic plan as concerns rise in Quebec

Ontario anticipates Stage 3 of its pandemic plan as concerns rise in Quebec

A lot of businesses across Ontario are eagerly awaiting an announcement today from the provincial government.
As postponed NHL season resumes, some fans say the lure of parties will be strong

As postponed NHL season resumes, some fans say the lure of parties will be strong

EDMONTON — As hockey fans gear up for a truncated season to begin next month, some in Canada's two "hub cities" say the temptation to celebrate — and flout physical distancing guidelines — may prove too great.
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