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Trudeau considered best to manage pandemic, revive economy, poll suggests

Trudeau considered best to manage pandemic, revive economy, poll suggests

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests Prime Minister Justin Trudeau would be well placed to fight an election this fall, seen as the leader best able to care for Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic and to get the economy back on its feet.
Erin O'Toole; Liberals survey boost, icefield lawsuit: In The News for Aug. 25

Erin O'Toole; Liberals survey boost, icefield lawsuit: In The News for Aug. 25

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 Aug. 25 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of passengers in fatal Icefield bus crash

Class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of passengers in fatal Icefield bus crash

CALGARY — A class-action lawsuit alleging the defendants acted recklessly and unreasonably has been filed against the operators of a tour bus involved in a fatal rollover at Jasper National Park's Columbia Icefield.
Community 'fortunate' wildfire waned, evacuation alerts lifted in Penticton, B.C.

Community 'fortunate' wildfire waned, evacuation alerts lifted in Penticton, B.C.

PENTICTON, B.C. — Communities in the path of a wildfire that subsided over the weekend were lucky to avoid a worse fate, says the mayor of Penticton, B.C.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 24

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 24

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:37 p.m. on Aug. 24, 2020: There are 125,647 confirmed cases in Canada.

Man appeared in N.S. court on child abduction charge after Indigenous teen found safe

SYDNEY, N.S. — A 47-year-man has appeared in court on one count of abducting a child in connection with the disappearance of a 14-year-old Cape Breton Indigenous teenager who was recently found safe.
Garneau, Champagne pan Iranian report on downing of PS752 as limited, selective

Garneau, Champagne pan Iranian report on downing of PS752 as limited, selective

OTTAWA — The Canadian government has dismissed a new Iranian report on the deadly shootdown of a civilian jetliner in January, saying it provides only "limited and selected information" — and that Tehran still has many questions to answer.
Military lifts order grounding Snowbirds team, some restrictions still in place

Military lifts order grounding Snowbirds team, some restrictions still in place

OTTAWA — Canadians can expect to see a different Snowbirds show next year — including fewer low-level and low-speed manoeuvres — as the military is placing new restrictions on its famed aerobatics team following two crashes in less than a year.
O'Toole to move quickly to put stamp on federal Conservative party

O'Toole to move quickly to put stamp on federal Conservative party

OTTAWA — It took Erin O'Toole less than 12 hours to go from winning the Conservative leadership race early Monday to taking his seat behind the boss's desk in the Official Opposition office, moving swiftly to begin building a team to guide his party
Gun-control reforms passed last year might not be fully in place until 2022: memo

Gun-control reforms passed last year might not be fully in place until 2022: memo

OTTAWA — Several federal gun-control measures that received royal assent over a year ago, including expanded background checks, might not come into effect before 2022, says an internal government memo.