Today’s coronavirus news: Ottawa to provide fiscal update on impact from pandemic; China defends WHO after U.S. announces plans to withdraw
Meanwhile, Africa now has more than a half-million confirmed coronavirus cases as its 54 countries continue to face a serious shortage of testing materials.
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Liberals to give Canadians a preview of federal deficit, spending amid coronavirus
The federal Liberals are to layout Wednesday how they see the COVID-19 pandemic affecting government finances for the fiscal year including an estimated deficit and a projected path for the economy.
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Coronavirus: Ontario expected to extend state of emergency to cover gap with new bill
Premier Doug Ford's office says the government wants to extend the state of emergency to ensure there is no gap between that declaration ending and a new bill extending Ontario's emergency measures taking effect.
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Rick Zamperin: Patrick Mahomes becomes sports world’s first $500-million man
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has signed a contract extension that could see the 24-year-old earn a whopping $503-million over the next 12 seasons.
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ASK AMY: Long-married wife faces extreme surprise
Dear Amy: I found out recently that my husband of many years has been having sex with men for the last 52 years. He says he is bisexual, but his appetite for sex with men is stronger than with women. He is into fetish and cross-dressing. I believe he needs to come out and live […]
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Montreal weather: Hot again, with a chance of showers
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Abortion’s not the issue — responsibility is: Ask Ellie
A longtime husband’s lies are immature and annoying, but so far, that’s all they are, writes advice columnist Ellie.
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Heather Scoffield: Despite enormous deficit, Canada will pay less interest on debt this year than last
Here’s the bittersweet news about carrying a massive deficit during a pandemic: it’s cheaper to carry an enormous debt load in today’s economy than it was to carry a tiny debt load just a year ago. In fact, it’s about $4 billion cheaper, Heather Scoffield writes.
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Police search for suspect following assault in South End Halifax
Police are investigating after a man was assaulted in Halifax’s south end Tuesday night Halifax Regional Police say they were called to the Nantucket bus terminal in Dartmouth just after midnight Wednesday, following reports that a man there was wounded. When officers arrived, they found a 30-year-old man who had been assaulted with an “edged...
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Liberals to detail preview of federal deficit, spending affected by COVID-19
The federal Liberals are to lay out Wednesday how they see the COVID-19 pandemic affecting government finances for the fiscal year including an estimated deficit and a projected path for the economy.
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‘She threw us under the bus’: RCMP commissioner faces internal backlash over systemic racism comments
In an internal email leaked to the Star, some RCMP members say they feel “betrayed” by Commissioner Brenda Lucki and worry that her statements have “opened us up to more danger, hate and criticism.”
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Should Canadians worry about the arrival of more U.S. dairy under CUSMA?
Under the new CUSMA agreement, Canada will provide U.S. dairy farmers access to about 3.5 per cent of its $16 billion annual domestic dairy market.
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‘Match. Denied’: Secret documents show why CSIS put 2 Canadians on no-fly list
A Canadian Sikh organization said there was reason to be skeptical of the allegations.
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Horoscope for Wednesday, July 8, 2020
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More heavy rains in Japan raises flooding death toll close to 60
Across the country, about 3.6 million people were advised to evacuate, although evacuation is not mandatory and the number of people who actually took shelter was not provided.
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Dewar July 8, 2020
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Violence rises in U.S. cities amid coronavirus, anti-racism protests, unemployment
The recent bloodshed has led to debates over the merits of police reform and criticisms of ongoing Black Lives Matter protests.
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Tornado alert issued around same time Alberta family captures video of funnel cloud near highway
While much of Alberta experienced turbulent weather on Tuesday night, a mother from Brooks said she was frightened by a funnel cloud next to the highway her family was travelling on around the same time a tornado alert was in effect for the area.
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Surrey mayor recovering after ‘health concern’ requiring medical attention
McCallum gave no indication of the nature of the health concern but said it has been 'addressed'.
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Alberta RCMP search for suspects in $2K theft of antibiotics from Trochu vet clinic
Police said early on July 6, two men smashed a window to break into the Valley Veterinary Clinic.
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Letters to the Editor, July 8
BLITZ ‘EM    Re “City photo radar cameras now target speeders with fines” (Bryan Passifiume, July 7): To really send a message about speeding using the cameras, the province needs to assess demerit points for the vehicle and licence plate as well as the fine. This way, no matter who was driving the vehicle, at […]
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Edmonton Eskimos sponsor calls on team to change its name if it wants to keep partnership
Citing its corporate values, a major insurance firm says it wants the Edmonton Eskimos organization to change its team name if it wants to continue its sponsorship deal going forward.
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