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Conservative leadership candidate says he tested positive for COVID-19

Conservative leadership candidate says he tested positive for COVID-19

Conservative leadership candidate Jean Charest has tested positive for COVID-19. Charest announced the news late Monday on Twitter, saying his symptoms are mild. He says his wife, Michele, has tested negative.
Lewis calls Bill 21 'religious discrimination,' Poilievre hopes Quebec repeals law

Lewis calls Bill 21 'religious discrimination,' Poilievre hopes Quebec repeals law

OTTAWA — Conservative leadership contender and rookie MP Leslyn Lewis on Monday called a Quebec law restricting public servants in positions of authority from wearing religious symbols at work "explicit religious discrimination.
Bombers football club tells Manitoba Liberals to stop selling items with 'W' logo

Bombers football club tells Manitoba Liberals to stop selling items with 'W' logo

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba Liberal Party has been told to stop selling merchandise with a "W" logo because the letter looks similar to that used by the Canadian Football League's Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
Poilievre pitches to new immigrants, as Brown attacks him over 2015 niqab ban bill

Poilievre pitches to new immigrants, as Brown attacks him over 2015 niqab ban bill

OTTAWA — Brampton Mayor Patrick Brown and high-profile Conservative Pierre Poilievre spent Monday battling over a seven-year-old election promise to prohibit face coverings during citizenship ceremonies — a sign of what could be the makings of a tens
Canada's new electric-vehicle registrations soar in 2021 but still lag behind Europe

Canada's new electric-vehicle registrations soar in 2021 but still lag behind Europe

OTTAWA — More new electric vehicles hit the road in Canada last year than ever before but the growth is nowhere near what is happening in Europe.
'The whole system falls apart': Nunavut group concerned about Ottawa care home

'The whole system falls apart': Nunavut group concerned about Ottawa care home

IQALUIT, Nunavut — A group representing Nunavut elders says a seniors home in Ottawa is failing Inuit who are sent there.
Plan for associate physicians in British Columbia is stalled by pandemic

Plan for associate physicians in British Columbia is stalled by pandemic

VANCOUVER — B.C.'s remedy for bringing more foreign-trained doctors into the medical profession has been delayed, sidelining potential candidates and prolonging pressure on the province's health system, advocates say.
Courts will have to consider reasonableness of delays during COVID-19, experts say

Courts will have to consider reasonableness of delays during COVID-19, experts say

TORONTO — Canadian courts grappling with the aftermath of pandemic closures and restrictions will have to parse out how much of the delays during COVID-19 should be deemed reasonable and unavoidable as more cases approach or exceed the maximum time f
Federal study details workers whose extra earnings get dinged most by tax system

Federal study details workers whose extra earnings get dinged most by tax system

OTTAWA — A new study from the Finance Department suggests that single parents, lower-income households and recent immigrants are more likely to lose more for extra earnings than most other groups of workers.
Ukraine's unrelenting agony and Patrick Brown joins the race: In The News for Mar. 14

Ukraine's unrelenting agony and Patrick Brown joins the race: In The News for Mar. 14

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 Mar. 14 ... What we are watching in the world ...
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