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Ministers face grilling over WE affair and a cow chase: In The News for Aug. 11

Ministers face grilling over WE affair and a cow chase: In The News for Aug. 11

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 Aug. 11. What we are watching in Canada ...

Charges likely in fatal attack at central Alberta medical clinic: RCMP

RED DEER, Alta. — Mounties say they anticipate charges will be laid after a man was killed in a violent attack at a medical clinic in central Alberta yesterday.
Over half of Americans oppose Trump tariff on Canadian aluminum, survey suggests

Over half of Americans oppose Trump tariff on Canadian aluminum, survey suggests

OTTAWA — A new opinion survey suggests Donald Trump's recent decision to slap a tariff on Canadian raw aluminum is garnering poor reviews on both sides of the border.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 11

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. on Aug. 11, 2020: There are 120,132 confirmed cases in Canada.

Ministers, top public servant to be grilled by committee on WE affair

OTTAWA — Two federal cabinet ministers and the country's top public servant will be grilled today about how a charity with close ties to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wound up administering a $912-million student grant program.
'Horrific:' Witness says Alberta doctor slain while working in medical clinic

'Horrific:' Witness says Alberta doctor slain while working in medical clinic

RED DEER, Alta.

Trudeau government announces additional humanitarian aid to Lebanon

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced an additional $25 million in aid to help the people of Lebanon struggling to recover from last week's devastating explosion in Beirut.
Judge grants stay to Quebec English school boards as legal challenge plays out

Judge grants stay to Quebec English school boards as legal challenge plays out

MONTREAL — Quebec Superior Court has granted a stay to English school boards challenging a provincial government law abolishing them, pending the outcome of a legal challenge on its merits.
Rent-relief program becomes new front in fight between Liberals, opposition

Rent-relief program becomes new front in fight between Liberals, opposition

OTTAWA — A quiet choice this spring to have the Crown corporation responsible for helping Canadians obtain affordable housing run a commercial rent-relief program during the COVID-19 pandemic has become the latest front in a war between the Liberal g

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 10

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:08 p.m. on Aug. 10, 2020: There are 120,132 confirmed cases in Canada.