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Docs suggest bureaucrats were nudged to look to WE Charity for student program

Docs suggest bureaucrats were nudged to look to WE Charity for student program

OTTAWA — Thousands of pages of newly released documents back up the Trudeau government's contention that it was federal public servants who recommended a student service grant program be administered by WE Charity.

A timeline of the controversy around WE, the Liberals and a student program

OTTAWA — A timeline of events regarding the Canada Student Service Grant program, based on public documents, events and statements from cabinet ministers, government officials, and WE Charity: March 6, 2020: WE Charity staff prepare a concept paper o
One home burned in B.C. wildfire, hundreds evacuated, thousands more on notice

One home burned in B.C. wildfire, hundreds evacuated, thousands more on notice

PENTICTON, B.C. — At least one home has been burned in a wildfire raging near Penticton, B.C., that has forced hundreds from their homes and put thousands more on alert to be ready to leave quickly.
Generosity from Canadians to Lebanon prompts increase to federal matching fund

Generosity from Canadians to Lebanon prompts increase to federal matching fund

OTTAWA — The federal government is increasing how much it will match in contributions to humanitarian relief in Lebanon following an outpouring of support from Canadians.
Liberals plan to use regulations to create income support after CERB winds down

Liberals plan to use regulations to create income support after CERB winds down

OTTAWA — The Liberals plan to use existing tools to quickly create a new support measure next month for struggling workers who won't qualify for employment insurance.
Tories say they want full truth of WE Charity scandal out before next election

Tories say they want full truth of WE Charity scandal out before next election

OTTAWA — Conservative MPs say they want all the facts to come out about Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's handling of the WE Charity student grant contract before deciding whether to trigger a federal election.

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.
Andrew Furey sworn in as 14th premier of Newfoundland and Labrador

Andrew Furey sworn in as 14th premier of Newfoundland and Labrador

ST. JOHN'S, N.L.

Satirical columnist, author Allan Fotheringham dies at his Toronto home, age 87

TORONTO — Columnist and author Allan Fotheringham, known for his biting satirical commentaries aimed at the rich and the powerful, died Wednesday at his home in Toronto. He was 87.
Study on extreme heat in U.S. cities a warning for Canada: researcher

Study on extreme heat in U.S. cities a warning for Canada: researcher

GUELPH, Ont. — Research that finds extreme heat risks from climate change in U.S. cities is much higher than previously thought is a warning for Canada, says one of the authors.