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Boris Johnson announces plans to convene G7 meeting over Afghanistan

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he will convene a meeting of leaders from the Group of Seven nations on Tuesday for "urgent talks on the situation in Afghanistan." Johnson revealed the plan in a statement posted on Twitter.

NHL, junior teams, offer condolences after crash that killed three players in B.C.

SURREY, B.C. — Hockey leagues such as the NHL and teams including the Humboldt Broncos have offered their condolences to the families of three junior players who died when a vehicle crashed into a tree in British Columbia.
Allegations of flagrant overspending, mishandling Afghanistan dominate campaign trail

Allegations of flagrant overspending, mishandling Afghanistan dominate campaign trail

TORONTO — Accusations of wanton spending, misleading the public and prioritizing votes over the crisis in Afghanistan dominated the seventh full day of the federal election campaign.
Record-breaking heat wave hits Quebec for the second time in August

Record-breaking heat wave hits Quebec for the second time in August

MONTREAL — A blistering heatwave seemed poised to set new temperature records in parts of Quebec on Sunday, prompting both the national weather agency and the province's premier to issue warnings about the effects of scorching conditions.
Ministers defend evacuation efforts in Afghanistan amid dire security challenges

Ministers defend evacuation efforts in Afghanistan amid dire security challenges

OTTAWA — Canada airlifted another 121 people from strife-ridden Afghanistan on Saturday, including Canadian citizens and family members as well as Afghan nationals accepted for resettlement by Ottawa and its allies, officials said Sunday.

Quebec records 463 new COVID-19 infections, no virus-related deaths

MONTREAL — Quebec is reporting 463 new cases of COVID-19 today and no deaths attributed to the virus. Health authorities say the number of patients requiring hospitalization increased by eight to 98 over teh past 24 hours.

No winning ticket for Saturday's $6 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $6 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the draw's guaranteed $1 million prize went to a lottery player in Quebec. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Aug.
Three federal parties on offensive despite Trudeau sitting out 6th day of campaign

Three federal parties on offensive despite Trudeau sitting out 6th day of campaign

The three main federal parties lobbed attacks at each other Saturday, undaunted by the absence of Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau on the sixth day of the federal campaign.
Military called in to help N.W.T. as territory sees surge of COVID-19 cases

Military called in to help N.W.T. as territory sees surge of COVID-19 cases

Public Safety Canada says it has approved a request for help from the Northwest Territories as the territory deals with a surge in COVID-19 cases. The territory says there are 198 active cases, with the majority of them occurring in the Sahtu region.
Second Canadian fight leaves chaotic Kabul on Friday with 106 Afghans on board

Second Canadian fight leaves chaotic Kabul on Friday with 106 Afghans on board

OTTAWA — A C-17 Globemaster transport plane evacuated 106 more Afghans from the chaotic Kabul airport on Friday and brought them to a safe third country, Canadian officials said Saturday.
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