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Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Monday

The latest: As cases of COVID-19 increase across Canada, the prospects of renewed restrictions and lockdowns are appearing likely in some provinces, with Quebec looking to upgrade two cities…

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Carleton PhD student detained in Turkey, accused of inciting protests

In the ten years they’ve been together, Ömer Ongun has not gone a day without hearing the voice of his partner, Cihan Erdal. It’s now been…

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Canada issues last-minute visas allowing pregnant mom to return home from Haiti with her children

A Canadian woman who is entering the last month of her pregnancy was finally able to return home to Canada, after the federal government granted…

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Members fighting sale of MEC say planned COO hire clashes with Canadian company’s values

Members of Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) fighting its takeover by an American investment firm say the hiring of an executive from a U.S. company that makes footwear…

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No sex? No marriage, rules B.C. judge in rare annulment because husband couldn’t maintain an erection

There was a time when couples who claimed their marriages couldn’t be consummated were forced to prove they couldn’t copulate in front of a jury. …

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Ontario reports 491 new cases of COVID-19, highest daily increase since early May

Ontario reported that the province had 491 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, the highest number since May 2. Toronto, Peel Region, Ottawa and York…

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Confusion and anxiety reign for Canadians dependent on CERB as pandemic program winds down

Roger Wiebe is one of millions of Canadians who has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, despite never contracting the virus. The Edmontonian was…

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A little engineering, a lot of customer service: What it will take to fix COVID-19 test lineups

Kate Gordon’s five-year-old daughter, Rosie, had only been in her Toronto kindergarten class for one day before her little sister sprouted a runny nose. That meant neither…

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P.E.I. restaurants suffered the worst downturn in the country in July

While the pandemic hit the bottom line of restaurants across the country, as summer arrived it was restaurateurs on P.E.I. who were hit the hardest….

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How Quebec’s bungled messaging is hampering the anti-virus effort

Quebec’s health minister was irked — and it showed. Christian Dubé had just been asked about a party at a restaurant in Laval where revellers…

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