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With debt, deficit numbers out, experts say Liberals need plan for growth

With debt, deficit numbers out, experts say Liberals need plan for growth

OTTAWA — The Trudeau Liberals' fiscal update this week put a cost to all the emergency COVID-19 aid the federal treasury will dole out. It delivered some shocks: a gigantic deficit and a projection that the federal debt will top $1 trillion.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $35 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $35 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on July 14 will grow to approximately $40 million. The Canadian Press
RCMP 'disappointed' by talk that race a factor in quiet Rideau Hall arrest

RCMP 'disappointed' by talk that race a factor in quiet Rideau Hall arrest

OTTAWA — The idea that the man accused of crashing into the grounds of Rideau Hall would have been treated differently if he were dark-skinned is disheartening, the RCMP's commissioner and the head of its union said in a joint statement Friday.
Class-action lawsuit alleges meat packer failed to take COVID-19 precautions

Class-action lawsuit alleges meat packer failed to take COVID-19 precautions

CALGARY — A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Cargill Ltd. that claims the meat-packing company failed to take reasonable precautions to protect its workers in Alberta during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Grocers defend pandemic pay cut decisions as independently made despite emails, calls

Grocers defend pandemic pay cut decisions as independently made despite emails, calls

Executives from three of Canada's largest grocery chains were in communication before launching and ending temporary wage increases for grocery store workers during COVID-19, but maintain their decisions were not co-ordinated. Metro Inc.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, July 10

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, July 10

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:10 p.m. on July 10, 2020: There are 107,125 confirmed cases in Canada.
Conservatives say police should be called in to investigate WE charity scandal

Conservatives say police should be called in to investigate WE charity scandal

OTTAWA — Calls for independent review of the Liberal government giving a sole-source contract to the WE organization intensified Friday with the Conservatives demanding police step in and the NDP asking the ethics commissioner to add the finance mini
Quebec arts scene shaken by wave of anonymous sex misconduct allegations

Quebec arts scene shaken by wave of anonymous sex misconduct allegations

MONTREAL — Quebec's arts scene is being rocked by a wave of sexual assault and harassment allegations against well-known figures in the province's entertainment industry.
Genetic non-discrimination law is constitutional, Supreme Court says

Genetic non-discrimination law is constitutional, Supreme Court says

OTTAWA — In a split decision, the Supreme Court of Canada has upheld a federal law that forbids companies to make people undergo genetic testing before buying insurance or other services.
Canadian economy adds 953,000 jobs in June, unemployment rate falls

Canadian economy adds 953,000 jobs in June, unemployment rate falls

OTTAWA — Nearly one million more Canadians had jobs in June than a month earlier, Statistics Canada says, as businesses forced to close by the pandemic began to reopen and the country continued to recoup the steep losses over March and April.