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Auditor finds $2.4B in unpaid student loans, calls for stronger recovery efforts

Auditor finds $2.4B in unpaid student loans, calls for stronger recovery efforts

OTTAWA — Canada's auditor general has called for the federal government to step up its recovery of outstanding student loans to keep taxpayers from being left on the hook after discovering that $2.4 billion in such loans were in default last year.
Ban on vaping ads that can be seen by youth to take effect next month

Ban on vaping ads that can be seen by youth to take effect next month

Ottawa's new rules restricting the promotion of vaping products in places young people can access are set to come into effect next month.
Groups 'shocked' by minister's approach to inquiry into Nova Scotia mass murder

Groups 'shocked' by minister's approach to inquiry into Nova Scotia mass murder

HALIFAX — A coalition of groups devoted to eliminating gender-based violence across Canada is urging Ottawa and Nova Scotia to refrain from using a restorative justice approach for a promised inquiry into the mass killing that claimed 22 lives in the
Ottawa's finances and a ban on puppies from Ukraine; In The News for July 8

Ottawa's finances and a ban on puppies from Ukraine; In The News for July 8

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 8 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Peter MacKay takes heat for skipping Conservative leadership debates

Peter MacKay takes heat for skipping Conservative leadership debates

OTTAWA — Conservative leadership candidate Peter MacKay is taking heat for skipping a pair of virtual debates organized by grassroots party members.
B.C. city in rare position to redefine policing amid calls for defunding

B.C. city in rare position to redefine policing amid calls for defunding

SURREY, B.C. — One of British Columbia's largest cities is in a unique position to redefine policing at a time when anti-racism advocates are calling for an overhaul.

Toronto police officer charged in London, Ont., killing of former warlord

TORONTO — A Toronto police officer has been arrested in connection with the killing of a former Liberian warlord who was living in London, Ont.
CFIA cancels imports of some puppies from Ukraine after dead dogs found on plane

CFIA cancels imports of some puppies from Ukraine after dead dogs found on plane

TORONTO — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says it will not allow commercial puppies under the age of eight months to be imported from Ukraine after dozens of dead or sick dogs were found on a flight at Toronto's airport.
Photos surface of Andrew Scheer failing to wear mask while travelling

Photos surface of Andrew Scheer failing to wear mask while travelling

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister were spotted Tuesday in a Toronto airport lounge not wearing mandatory masks to curb COVID-19.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, July 7

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, July 7

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:37 p.m. on July 7, 2020: There are 106,167 confirmed cases in Canada.