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Common-law couples on the rise, Statistics Canada data show

Common-law couples on the rise, Statistics Canada data show

TORONTO — A new tranche of census data shows the typical Canadian family is diverging further from the nuclear structure that was once the norm, with more couples living in common-law partnerships and without children.
Canadian incomes went up in 2020 amid uptake of pandemic benefits: census data

Canadian incomes went up in 2020 amid uptake of pandemic benefits: census data

OTTAWA — It was March 2020, just before the first lockdowns of the COVID-19 pandemic, and Ottawa resident Stephanie Fortin had recently lost her full-time retail job.
Roommates, multi-generational homes rising amid increasing costs, immigration: census

Roommates, multi-generational homes rising amid increasing costs, immigration: census

TORONTO — When Gina Athanasiou's father died in 2016, she realized her mother, who bounced between Canada and Greece for most of her life, didn't have a pension large enough to cover the soaring costs of a Toronto home.
Canadian incomes went up in 2020 amid uptake of pandemic benefits: census data

Canadian incomes went up in 2020 amid uptake of pandemic benefits: census data

OTTAWA — Canadian incomes trended higher in 2020 everywhere except in Alberta and Newfoundland and Labrador, as millions benefited from pandemic supports, according to new census data from Statistics Canada.
Convoy organizer to appear in court and Census info release: In The News for July 13

Convoy organizer to appear in court and Census info release: In The News for July 13

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 Wednesday, July 13, 2022 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Legal expert, Jewish group say Quebec judge should recognize Nazism led to Holocaust

Legal expert, Jewish group say Quebec judge should recognize Nazism led to Holocaust

MONTREAL — Prominent Jewish group B’nai Brith Canada and a legal expert are questioning a Quebec judge’s claim that it is not a widely accepted fact that Nazi ideology led to the murder of Jews.
No winning ticket sold for Tuesday's $10 million Lotto Max jackpot

No winning ticket sold for Tuesday's $10 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — There was no winning ticket sold in Tuesday's Lotto Max $10 million draw. The jackpot for the next draw on July 15 will be an estimated $15 million. The Canadian Press
Premiers want Ottawa along for 'generational opportunity' to modernize health care

Premiers want Ottawa along for 'generational opportunity' to modernize health care

VICTORIA — Canada's premiers want the federal government to stop "quibbling" about its share of health-care funding and partner with them on a "generational opportunity" to modernize a failing system, they said Tuesday after two days of meetings.
Brown campaign says he plans to vote for Charest, accepts anyone but Poilievre

Brown campaign says he plans to vote for Charest, accepts anyone but Poilievre

OTTAWA — Voting for Jean Charest is the best way to stop Pierre Poilievre from becoming leader of the Conservative party, Patrick Brown's campaign told supporters Tuesday, after admitting their candidate's efforts to challenge his disqualification fr
Senate report says government must implement rights-based Indigenous fisheries

Senate report says government must implement rights-based Indigenous fisheries

OTTAWA — A new report from the Senate is calling on the federal government to implement Mi’kmaq, Wolastoqiyik and Peskotomuhkati rights-based fisheries on Canada's East Coast and overhaul its approach to negotiations.