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Government needs to produce plan for dealing with veterans' backlog: Ombudsman

Government needs to produce plan for dealing with veterans' backlog: Ombudsman

OTTAWA — The watchdog for Canadian veterans is urging the federal government to explain clearly how it plans to eliminate a backlog that is keeping thousands of former service members waiting to find out whether they qualify for disability benefits a

First Canadian coronavirus case now cleared of the virus: health officials

TORONTO — The first person in Canada to test positive for the novel coronavirus has now been completely cleared of the virus.
Official says she would have denied Desmond a gun licence had she known more

Official says she would have denied Desmond a gun licence had she known more

GUYSBOROUGH, N.S.
Ex-Toronto bar owner gets bail pending appeal of gang sexual assault conviction

Ex-Toronto bar owner gets bail pending appeal of gang sexual assault conviction

TORONTO — A former downtown bar owner has been granted bail pending his appeal of a conviction for the gang sexual assault of a barely conscious woman.

Judge extends order suspending legal proceedings against three tobacco companies

TORONTO — An Ontario court has extended an order suspending legal proceedings against three major tobacco companies as they try to negotiate a settlement with their creditors.
Rona Ambrose decides against joining Conservative leadership race

Rona Ambrose decides against joining Conservative leadership race

She made the announcement in a post on social media today
Andrew Scheer to resign as Conservative leader

Andrew Scheer to resign as Conservative leader

He called resigning 'one of the most difficult decisions I have ever made'
Don Cherry is out from Hockey Night in Canada after 'divisive remarks'

Don Cherry is out from Hockey Night in Canada after 'divisive remarks'

A statement released by Sportsnet said following discussions with Cherry, 'it has been decided it is the right time for him to immediately step down'
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer addresses dual citizenship controversy during campaign stop in Halifax

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer addresses dual citizenship controversy during campaign stop in Halifax

When asked why he didn't reveal his dual citizenship publicly before, Scheer said: "No one's ever asked me before"
Ontario private members' bill to abolish time change passes first reading

Ontario private members' bill to abolish time change passes first reading

Orléans MPP Marie-France Lalonde’s bill, which passed first reading Wednesday with unanimous support, would see all of Ontario move clocks forward in March 2020, but then never move again
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