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Search in Nova Scotia fails to find any unmarked graves linked to residential school

Search in Nova Scotia fails to find any unmarked graves linked to residential school

SHUBENACADIE, N.S. — A team of Nova Scotia researchers has confirmed they were unable to find any unmarked graves for students who died while attending the largest residential school in Atlantic Canada.
Tokyo medal contenders, possible delays for election results: In The News for Aug. 4

Tokyo medal contenders, possible delays for election results: In The News for Aug. 4

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. 4 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
What Justin Trudeau's Liberals could learn from the Nova Scotia election campaign

What Justin Trudeau's Liberals could learn from the Nova Scotia election campaign

HALIFAX — The election campaign in Nova Scotia may not be getting much attention on the national stage, but the federal Liberals in Ottawa are almost certainly keeping a close watch on the race.
More Canadians say worst of COVID-19 yet to come as the Delta variant spreads: poll

More Canadians say worst of COVID-19 yet to come as the Delta variant spreads: poll

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests more Canadians believe the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic has not passed as concerns rise about a fourth wave of infections driven by the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant.
Toronto, Vancouver Island protests shine spotlight on media access

Toronto, Vancouver Island protests shine spotlight on media access

TORONTO — Police and politicians' efforts to limit public access to recent events in Toronto and Vancouver Island have cast a spotlight on the role of journalists and spurred concerns over freedom of the press.
Final outcome of a pandemic election could take a few days: chief electoral officer

Final outcome of a pandemic election could take a few days: chief electoral officer

OTTAWA — Canadians may have to wait a few days to find out the final results of a federal election called in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada's chief electoral officer warns.
A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase and case numbers drop across the country, the provinces and territories have begun releasing the reopening plans for businesses, events and recreational facilities.

No winning ticket sold for Tuesday's $26 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $26 million jackpot in Tuesday's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on August 6 will be at an estimated $34 million. The Canadian Press
Premier backs Alberta's top doctor, defends Alberta's response as COVID-19 cases rise

Premier backs Alberta's top doctor, defends Alberta's response as COVID-19 cases rise

CALGARY — Premier Jason Kenney says he respects the advice of Alberta's top doctor to lift all COVID-19 public health orders, as local leaders and health-care experts from across the country continue to condemn the province's plans.
Ethics watchdog says Trudeau didn't further interests of lifelong friend Pitfield

Ethics watchdog says Trudeau didn't further interests of lifelong friend Pitfield

OTTAWA — The federal ethics watchdog has concluded Justin Trudeau was not involved in a decision that saw Liberal MPs using their taxpayer-funded budgets to hire the services of a company run by one of the prime minister's lifelong friends.