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Parties have until this afternoon to nominate candidates for New Brunswick election

Parties have until this afternoon to nominate candidates for New Brunswick election

FREDERICTON — Today is the deadline for political parties to nominate candidates and submit paperwork to Elections New Brunswick. The full list of candidates who will appear on the ballot will be made public later in the day.
White House plays role of partisan prop as Trump accepts GOP nomination

White House plays role of partisan prop as Trump accepts GOP nomination

WASHINGTON — The Republicans and Donald Trump rolled out their biggest political guns Thursday on the final night of their national convention, using the south facade of the White House as a backdrop — literally — for the president's largest, highest
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 27

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 27

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 8:47 p.m. EDT on Aug. 27, 2020: There are 126,848 confirmed cases in Canada.
Feds creating 'inventory' of racial minorities to fill senior public service posts

Feds creating 'inventory' of racial minorities to fill senior public service posts

OTTAWA — The Liberal government wants to create an "inventory" of Black, Indigenous and other racialized people who could play high-ranking roles in the federal public service.
Bill Blair says prison segregation oversight panel will get the data it needs

Bill Blair says prison segregation oversight panel will get the data it needs

OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Bill Blair is stepping in to ensure an advisory panel tasked with overseeing the segregation of federal inmates will get the data it needs to do its job.
Fitch Ratings issues new warning over federal spending, government debt

Fitch Ratings issues new warning over federal spending, government debt

OTTAWA — A major global credit rating agency is issuing a new warning about federal debt that it says may become more difficult to tackle once the pandemic passes.
Manitoba RCMP search for bank robber who might be a 'Breaking Bad' fan

Manitoba RCMP search for bank robber who might be a 'Breaking Bad' fan

LANDMARK, Man. — Police in Manitoba say they aren't looking for Walter White but they are seeking a man who robbed a bank dressed like the meth-cooking TV science teacher.
Officials try to calm nerves and reassure parents as Montreal-area kids back in school

Officials try to calm nerves and reassure parents as Montreal-area kids back in school

MONTREAL — As tens of thousands of Montreal-area children returned to class Thursday for the first time since the emergence of COVID-19, government officials spent the day trying to reassure parents and teachers following reports of a few infections

Northern RCMP provide details around shooting death of Nunavut man

IQALUIT, Nunavut — RCMP in Nunavut are providing details on the shooting death of an Inuit man last February.
COVID-19 taking financial toll on Canadians with disabilities: survey

COVID-19 taking financial toll on Canadians with disabilities: survey

More than half of Canadians with disabilities who participated in a crowdsourced survey are struggling to make ends meet because of the financial fallout of the COVID-19 crisis, a new report suggests.