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Mixed messaging on COVID-19 pandemic is leading to distrust in Ontario, experts say

Mixed messaging on COVID-19 pandemic is leading to distrust in Ontario, experts say

TORONTO — Balancing the fight against COVID-19 with efforts to jump-start the economy in Ontario has highlighted communications problems that have sown confusion and could erode trust in public health advice, experts say.
Ex-PM John Turner eulogized as exemplary politician; COVID limits number of guests

Ex-PM John Turner eulogized as exemplary politician; COVID limits number of guests

TORONTO — Former prime minister John Turner was eulogized at a state funeral on Tuesday as a gifted politician with a strong social conscience and profound love for the environment who spent decades serving his fellow Canadians.
Man who was subject of wife's appeal in Nova Scotia assisted death case dies

Man who was subject of wife's appeal in Nova Scotia assisted death case dies

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia man whose wife tried to stop his medically assisted death in court has died in hospital.
Churchill Falls dam: Labrador Innu seek $4 billion in compensation from Hydro-Quebec

Churchill Falls dam: Labrador Innu seek $4 billion in compensation from Hydro-Quebec

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The Innu Nation of Labrador has filed a lawsuit against Hydro-Quebec seeking $4 billion in compensation for the ecological and cultural damage caused by the damming of the upper Churchill River in the early 1970s.
Top Nunavut judge denies request for territory's first written Gladue report

Top Nunavut judge denies request for territory's first written Gladue report

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut's top judge says one of the reasons the territorial court doesn't order reports into the background of Indigenous offenders before they are sentenced is that there are no writers in the North who produce them.
Scott Moe apologizes on campaign trail to family of woman killed in his 1997 crash

Scott Moe apologizes on campaign trail to family of woman killed in his 1997 crash

SASKATOON — Saskatchewan Party Leader Scott Moe has publicly apologized to the family of a woman killed in a 1997 highway crash he was involved in. The apology came during a campaign stop in Saskatoon for the Oct. 26 election.
Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis casts urgent new light on Pence, Harris undercard debate

Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis casts urgent new light on Pence, Harris undercard debate

WASHINGTON, Wash. — Symptoms of the COVID-19 pandemic, to say nothing of how it has been handled by the White House, will be everywhere Wednesday when Mike Pence and Kamala Harris sit down for their televised vice-presidential debate in Utah.
Liberals' 'supercluster' program falling short of promised jobs, economic growth

Liberals' 'supercluster' program falling short of promised jobs, economic growth

OTTAWA — The parliamentary spending watchdog says a government program to fuse public and private money to promote innovation appears to be well shy of its promise.
Mayor Kennedy Stewart proposes $30-million recommendation to help Vancouver homeless

Mayor Kennedy Stewart proposes $30-million recommendation to help Vancouver homeless

VANCOUVER — Mayor Kennedy Stewart wants councillors to support a multimillion-dollar proposal to help those who are homeless in Vancouver during the pandemic.
Former Liberal MP Raj Grewal, charged by RCMP, has case adjourned to January

Former Liberal MP Raj Grewal, charged by RCMP, has case adjourned to January

OTTAWA — A former Liberal MP facing charges of fraud and breach of trust related to his time in office has had his case adjourned until early next year. Lawyers for Raj Grewal and the Crown agreed to have the case return to court Jan.
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