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Alleged Rideau Hall intruder cited need for wake-up call in letter: sources – National

Alleged Rideau Hall intruder cited need for wake-up call in letter: sources - National

The military reservist who allegedly stormed the grounds of Rideau Hall last week with multiple firearms wrote a two-page letter which sources say included personal financial issues and government grievances, including references to his actions sending a wake-up call and fears Canada was falling into communist dictatorship. Corey Hurren, a …

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Charities struggling to survive amid coronavirus, say federal support needed – National

Charities struggling to survive amid coronavirus, say federal support needed - National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 7, 2020 1:02 pm     Updated July 7, 2020 1:03 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The federal Liberal government is facing growing calls …

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Coronavirus: One-time, tax-free payment for eligible seniors coming this week – National

Coronavirus: One-time, tax-free payment for eligible seniors coming this week - National

A long-awaited tax-free payment for millions of seniors during the coronavirus pandemic will be delivered this week, the federal department administering the payment says. Nearly two months ago, the Liberal government announced that seniors receiving the Old Age Security (OAS) pension would get a one-time, tax-free top-up of $300 to …

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The race for a vaccine: China leads the way in a potential coronavirus treatment – National

The race for a vaccine: China leads the way in a potential coronavirus treatment - National

China is forging ahead in the race to develop a vaccine to help control the COVID-19 pandemic, with Sinovac Biotech’s experimental vaccine set to become the country’s second and the world’s third to enter final stage testing later this month. While a laggard in the global vaccine industry, China, where the new coronavirus is thought to have originated, has brought state, military …

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6 months of basic income during coronavirus could cost Canada $98B: PBO – National

6 months of basic income during coronavirus could cost Canada $98B: PBO - National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 7, 2020 10:15 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The parliamentary budget office says it could cost more than $98 billion to provide almost all Canadians with a …

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Canadian company to collaborate on potential coronavirus vaccine with GSK – National

Canadian company to collaborate on potential coronavirus vaccine with GSK - National

GSK, the world’s largest vaccine maker, on Tuesday announced the latest partnership for its vaccine booster technology to develop and test a potential COVID-19 shot with Canadian biopharmaceutical firm Medicago. The British drugmaker has shied away from developing its own coronavirus vaccine and instead focused on contributing its adjuvant expertise …

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Dining out during the coronvirus pandemic? Experts weigh in on the risk – National

Dining out during the coronvirus pandemic? Experts weigh in on the risk - National

How risky is dining out during the COVID-19 pandemic? There is some risk, but health officials say there are precautions you can take to minimize the chances you’ll be exposed to the virus. Read more: Restaurants may never go back to ‘normal’ after COVID-19, experts say Ordering takeout or delivery …

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Dubai opens for tourists amid coronavirus pandemic – National

Dubai opens for tourists amid coronavirus pandemic - National

From French soccer jerseys to slick online campaigns, Dubai is trumpeting the fact that it reopened for tourism on Tuesday — but what that means for this sheikhdom that relies on the dollars, pounds, rupees and yuan spent by travellers remains in question. With travel uncertain and the coronavirus still …

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Trump donors among the first U.S. companies awarded with coronavirus relief loans – National

Trump donors among the first U.S. companies awarded with coronavirus relief loans - National

As much as $273 million in federal coronavirus aid was awarded to more than 100 companies that are owned or operated by major donors to U.S. President Donald Trump’s election efforts, according to an Associated Press analysis of federal data. Many were among the first to be approved for a …

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