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Trudeau says Canadians deserve a say at pivotal moment, triggers Sept. 20 election

Trudeau says Canadians deserve a say at pivotal moment, triggers Sept. 20 election

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pulled the plug Sunday on his minority Liberal government, arguing that Canadians deserve a say on how to finish the fight against COVID-19 and build back the shattered economy.
'A very dark time': Canada shuts down embassy in Afghanistan, citing safety concerns

'A very dark time': Canada shuts down embassy in Afghanistan, citing safety concerns

Canadians working to evacuate allies from Afghanistan described chaos, fear and disappointment on Sunday as Canada shut down its embassy in Kabul and suspended diplomatic relations amid a Taliban advance in the capital.
Nova Scotians to vote Tuesday in provincial election believed tighter than expected

Nova Scotians to vote Tuesday in provincial election believed tighter than expected

HALIFAX — As Nova Scotia's month-long election campaign draws to a close, it appears Tuesday's vote could be a lot tighter than initially expected.
Property insurers update risk modelling as Canada braces for climate impacts

Property insurers update risk modelling as Canada braces for climate impacts

VANCOUVER — The estimated $78 million in insured property damage from the wildfire that devastated the community of Lytton, B.C., in June is a fraction of the rising costs of disasters fuelled by climate change, the Insurance Bureau of Canada says.
Nursing grads say pandemic experience pushing them out of Quebec hospitals

Nursing grads say pandemic experience pushing them out of Quebec hospitals

MONTREAL — Nursing students and recent graduates from nursing programs in Quebec say working conditions in the province's public health-care system are pushing them into the private sector, further exacerbating a shortage of nurses in provincial hosp

Two winning tickets for Saturday's $20 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — Saturday's $20 million Lotto 649 jackpot will be split between two ticket holders. One winning ticket was sold in Ontario and the other in the Prairies. Each is worth $10 million.
Monte Lake, B.C. resident loses Wayne Gretzky rookie card in wildfire

Monte Lake, B.C. resident loses Wayne Gretzky rookie card in wildfire

Robert Hugh of Monte Lake, B.C., so prized his Wayne Gretzky rookie card that he bought a fireproof safe to store it in.
Canada 'standing ready' to help Haiti after 7.2 magnitude earthquake: Trudeau

Canada 'standing ready' to help Haiti after 7.2 magnitude earthquake: Trudeau

Canada is prepared to help Haiti after the Caribbean nation was struck by a deadly 7.2 magnitude earthquake, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday. The death count stood at more than 300 as of Saturday night, with at least 1,800 others injured.
Trudeau to visit Rideau Hall Sunday, likely triggering federal election campaign

Trudeau to visit Rideau Hall Sunday, likely triggering federal election campaign

OTTAWA — A federal election campaign became all but imminent on Saturday as the office of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed plans to visit the Governor General in hopes of triggering a national vote.
Trudeau featured in new Liberal ad campaign ahead of expected election call

Trudeau featured in new Liberal ad campaign ahead of expected election call

OTTAWA — Evidence that a federal election is on the horizon continued to mount on Saturday as the Liberal party unveiled a series of campaign-style advertisements a day before the widely anticipated vote is expected to be called.
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