Canada & World

1 dead in Portland after Trump supporters, protesters clash

Portland has been the site of nightly protests for more than three months since George Floyd’s death

Chadwick Boseman’s death leaves saddening mark on rough 2020

The actor died at the age of 43 in his home in Los Angeles after he privately battled colon cancer for four years

Two Canadian Forces members test positive for COVID-19

Department says public health directives were followed and contact tracing is underway at the base

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Protesters in Montreal topple John A. Macdonald statue, demand police defunding

Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante condemned the vandalism of the statue of Macdonald

How would an O’Toole-led Conservative government handle the COVID-19 recovery?

How O’Toole responds to the Liberals’ plans will give a signal about where he intends to take his party’s policy

Army aircraft crashes off California, killing 2 soldiers

The aircraft crashed during a routine training exercise

Liberals move toward changing federal drug policy as opioid deaths spike

Feds launched a national consultation on supervised-consumption sites this week

Pandemic has brought Canada together, pushed Americans apart, poll suggests

In Canada, 88 per cent of respondents said they approved of their country’s response to COVID-19

Tories ask speaking agency to release records on WE’s payments to Trudeau family

Parliament is set to return Sept. 23 with a new speech from the throne

Drugstores ramp up COVID-19 testing as part of health-care push amid pandemic

Community access and convenience are a critical advantage drugstores can cultivate

Pandemic-related disability support to cost feds $792 million, PBO says

Budget office warns there may be potential fiscal impacts in subsequent years

Laura strengthens into ‘extremely dangerous’ Category 4 hurricane

A Category 4 hurricane can cause damage so catastrophic that power outages may last for months in places

Feds roll out $2 billion to fund return-to-school safety amid pandemic

Additional $112M will go towards First Nations schools

‘I don’t drop the ball’: O’Toole promises to fight for West, human rights

O’Toole has already spoken to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, where western alienation was a topic he brought up

Ottawa giving $82.5M for Indigenous mental health support during COVID-19

New federal funding will support access to additional services

Misinformation online plays role in COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy: Tam

Dr. Tam says she is concerned about misinformation spread online about vaccines

Father says Black Wisconsin man shot by police is paralyzed; protests break out

Jacob Blake’s attorney said three of Blake’s sons — aged 3, 5 and 8 — were in the car at the time of the shooting

O’Toole pledges to fight for middle class, but ready if election is triggered

O’Toole wouldn’t say whether he will support the Liberal’s speech from the throne, which is set for Sept. 23

Class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of passengers in fatal Alberta Icefield bus crash

Three people were killed and 14 others suffered life-threatening injuries on July 18