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DFO rolls out funds for fish and seafood sector in response to COVID-19

DARTMOUTH, N.S. — The federal government will soon start taking applications for funding to help the Canadian fish and seafood sector cope with the impacts of COVID-19.
Singh removed from Commons after calling BQ MP racist over blocked RCMP motion

Singh removed from Commons after calling BQ MP racist over blocked RCMP motion

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh did not yield Wednesday after being barred from the House of Commons for calling a Bloc Quebecois MP racist when he blocked a New Democrat motion on RCMP discrimination.
Canada loses bid for seat on the United Nations Security Council on first vote

Canada loses bid for seat on the United Nations Security Council on first vote

OTTAWA — Canada was humbled on the world stage Wednesday when it failed to secure a seat on the United Nations Security Council, losing to Norway and Ireland on the first ballot.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:36 p.m. on June 17, 2020: There are 99,853 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
N.S. shooting victims' families seek to sue RCMP, province over response

N.S. shooting victims' families seek to sue RCMP, province over response

HALIFAX — Family members of those killed during the mass shooting in central Nova Scotia in April are seeking to launch a class action against the RCMP and the province, arguing police failed to adequately protect and inform the public during the att
U.S. to investigate Canada's 'unfavourable' new Great Lakes shipping rules

U.S. to investigate Canada's 'unfavourable' new Great Lakes shipping rules

WASHINGTON — Just weeks before North America's new trade agreement is due to take effect, regulators in the United States have launched a formal investigation into Canada's plan to change the rules that govern shipping on the Great Lakes. U.S.
First Nations chiefs say New Brunswick premier won't commit to shootings inquiry

First Nations chiefs say New Brunswick premier won't commit to shootings inquiry

FREDERICTON — The New Brunswick government says it agrees Indigenous people should lead some kind of review into two recent fatal police shootings, but several First Nations leaders say they're disappointed it may not be a formal commission of inquir
Federal economics and fiscal 'snapshot' coming July 8: Trudeau

Federal economics and fiscal 'snapshot' coming July 8: Trudeau

OTTAWA — As the country enters its 13th week since the COVID-19 pandemic clamped down hard on the Canadian economy, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau concedes it's time the country gets a better look at the state of the federal government's finances.
Federal aid for oil sector still in development, three months later

Federal aid for oil sector still in development, three months later

OTTAWA — The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers says if bridge loans for smaller oil and gas companies aren't ready to flow soon some companies will have to turn to less-safe options to survive the COVID-19 slowdown.
Lawyers, prosecutors in Patrik Mathews white-supremacy case seek extension

Lawyers, prosecutors in Patrik Mathews white-supremacy case seek extension

WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors in Maryland are asking a judge for more time to prepare the "complex case" against three men, including a former Canadian Forces reservist, at the centre of an alleged white-supremacist plot to trigger a race war in t