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New institute to shine spotlight on Canada's little known history of slavery

New institute to shine spotlight on Canada's little known history of slavery

MONTREAL — Charmaine Nelson wagers that if you asked people in cities across Canada what they know about the history of slavery in this country, most would be surprised to hear that the practice even took place.

Newfoundland and Labrador reports one new case of COVID-19, has three active cases

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting one new case of COVID-19. Health officials said today the new case involves a woman under the age of 40 who returned to the province from Alberta.
Police describe chaotic moments after they burst into Fredericton shooter's apartment

Police describe chaotic moments after they burst into Fredericton shooter's apartment

FREDERICTON — Members of an RCMP team who responded to a mass killing in Fredericton two years ago told jurors Thursday about the moment they entered the suspect's apartment and wrestled away his gun. "I thought one of us was going to get shot," Cpl.
N.L. health officials investigating whether essential worker broke isolation orders

N.L. health officials investigating whether essential worker broke isolation orders

Health officials in Newfoundland and Labrador are investigating whether a woman who tested positive for COVID-19 violated isolation orders.
Nova Scotian teen creates virtual Afro-Indigenous youth book club

Nova Scotian teen creates virtual Afro-Indigenous youth book club

Damini Awoyiga, a Digitally Lit youth ambassador, plans for club members to read books from local Black and Indigenous authors
Newfoundland and Labrador budget grim but unlikely to trigger election

Newfoundland and Labrador budget grim but unlikely to trigger election

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Despite a grim economic outlook, the budget tabled Wednesday by the Newfoundland and Labrador minority Liberal government is unlikely to trigger an election. The budget forecasts a $1.

Newfoundland and Labrador reports one new case of COVID-19, has two active cases

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting one new confirmed case of COVID-19. Health officials say the case involves a woman between 20 and 39 years old in the Labrador-Grenfell health region.

Highlights from the Newfoundland and Labrador budget

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's Finance Minister tabled the 2020-2021 provincial budget Wednesday. Here are some highlights: - A $1.84-billion deficit – but it’s a $309-million improvement from what had been forecast in July.
New Brunswick swears in 16-member cabinet, including five newly elected members

New Brunswick swears in 16-member cabinet, including five newly elected members

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs unveiled his new cabinet Tuesday, elevating five newly elected members of the legislature to portfolios while dropping six former cabinet members.
As other provinces look to lockdowns, P.E.I. to loosen its COVID-19 restrictions

As other provinces look to lockdowns, P.E.I. to loosen its COVID-19 restrictions

CHARLOTTETOWN — As Canada's larger provinces look to impose restrictions to limit the spread of COVID-19, Prince Edward Island is moving in the opposite direction. Dr.
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