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ACOA writes off balance of two multimillion-dollar loans to Irving company

FREDERICTON — An Irving-owned company is off the hook on repaying the balance owed on two multimillion-dollar federal loans it received to open a drywall plant in Saint John, N.B. The two conditionally repayable loans, totalling $7.
'What our ancestors meant:' Canada, First Nations create new park reserve

'What our ancestors meant:' Canada, First Nations create new park reserve

LUTSEL K'E, N.W.T. — A deal on a vast new national park reserve in the North is being called a model for future relationships between First Nations and Canada.
Liberals unhurt, Tories not helped by scathing SNC-Lavalin report: Poll

Liberals unhurt, Tories not helped by scathing SNC-Lavalin report: Poll

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests a scathing ethics report on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair hasn't so far hurt the Liberals' chances of re-election this fall — and it hasn't helped the Conservatives.
Groups ready large get-out-the-vote campaign to keep youth turnout high

Groups ready large get-out-the-vote campaign to keep youth turnout high

OTTAWA — Caro Loutfi is busy at her Montreal office preparing ways to get young voters to cast a ballot in this fall's federal election.
Hotter, larger fires turning boreal forest into carbon source: research

Hotter, larger fires turning boreal forest into carbon source: research

Bigger, hotter wildfires are turning Canada's vast boreal forest into a significant new source of climate-changing greenhouse gases, scientists say.
NDP working to recruit candidates in New Brunswick where roster is bare

NDP working to recruit candidates in New Brunswick where roster is bare

OTTAWA — A spokesperson for NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh insists the party is working hard to recruit new candidates and get its message out to the people of New Brunswick.

Cases against two St. Mike's students accused in alleged sex assaults concluded

TORONTO — The cases against two students accused in alleged sex assaults at a private Toronto school have concluded. Ontario's Ministry of the Attorney General will not say, however, what the outcomes of the cases against the St.

Ontario government releases updated sexual-education curriculum

TORONTO — The Ontario government has released the new sexual-education curriculum, replacing a much-criticized teaching plan brought in after the Progressive Conservatives took power last year.
In the news today, Aug. 21

In the news today, Aug. 21

Four stories in the news for Wednesday, Aug.

Country music star George Canyon to run for Tories in Nova Scotia

OTTAWA — One of Nova Scotia's best-known country music stars is walking on to the political stage. George Canyon has announced he's running as a Conservative candidate in the riding of Central Nova in the upcoming federal election.
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