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'Do our lives count for less?': COVID-19 exposes cracks in disability aid

'Do our lives count for less?': COVID-19 exposes cracks in disability aid

Karyn Keith says she isn't asking for much. All she wants is the same support she'd receive if she was out of a job because of the pandemic, rather than unable to work because of her disabilities. The 44-year-old mother in Brampton, Ont.
'Do our lives count for less?': COVID-19 exposes cracks in disability aid

'Do our lives count for less?': COVID-19 exposes cracks in disability aid

Karyn Keith says she isn't asking for much. All she wants is the same support she'd receive if she was out of a job because of the pandemic, rather than unable to work because of her disabilities. The 44-year-old mother in Brampton, Ont.
Freeland urges restraint with expenses following Rideau Hall renovations

Freeland urges restraint with expenses following Rideau Hall renovations

OTTAWA — Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says public office holders should be mindful of how they spend taxpayer dollars, following a report on Rideau Hall renovations.

A timeline of Trump's tariffs on Canadian steel, aluminum

Some key events in Canada-U.S. trade relations since 2017: Aug. 16, 2017 - Canada, Mexico and the United States commence the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, which U.S.
Collapse of Nunavut ice shelf 'like losing a good friend:' glaciologist

Collapse of Nunavut ice shelf 'like losing a good friend:' glaciologist

A team of scientists placed research instruments into the Milne Ice Shelf in Nunavut last July, with plans to return to collect them this summer and study how the stability of the structure had changed. The COVID-19 pandemic put that trip on hold.
Canada plans $3.6 billion in retaliatory tariffs on U.S. in aluminium dispute

Canada plans $3.6 billion in retaliatory tariffs on U.S. in aluminium dispute

OTTAWA — Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland delivered a blistering rebuke of U.S. President Donald Trump's latest trade tirade Friday, calling his decision to bombard Canada with new tariffs on aluminum absurd, useless and unjustified.
In Canadian libraries, the era of late fees may be headed to history books

In Canadian libraries, the era of late fees may be headed to history books

HALIFAX — The era of the stern Canadian librarian peering at a patron's record of late items and announcing the amount owed appears to be headed for the history books.

A summary of the Public Health Agency of Canada's back-to-school recommendations

The Public Health Agency of Canada has issued a list of general recommendations for reopening schools in September while reducing the risk of spreading COVID-19.
Speculation begins on who may be interested in Nova Scotia premier's job

Speculation begins on who may be interested in Nova Scotia premier's job

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil's sudden decision to step away from politics has political observers speculating on a potential successor and how this person will position the province's majority Liberal government.

From masks to cohorting, a guide to back-to-school rules across the country

Plans are being made across the country for how to safely send students back to school in the fall as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Here is a look at what the various provinces have said about getting kids back to classes.