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Alberta under heat warning for August long weekend

1596236391 Alberta under heat warning for August long weekend  - News

It’s going to be a scorcher across almost all of Alberta this August long weekend. Environment Canada issued heat warnings Friday afternoon for almost the entire province, with the exception of Banff National Park and mountain areas to the south. “A strong ridge of high pressure will bring above average heat for the long weekend,” […]

SNC-Lavalin to restructure resources business to be profitable next year – Montreal

1596232744 SNC Lavalin to restructure resources business to be profitable next year  - News

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. is restructuring its money-losing resources business with a plan to sell off or shut down the non-profitable parts and fold the remnants into its engineering services division. The announcement Friday came alongside earnings that fell short of analysts’ expectations as the engineering giant lost $111.6 million in the second quarter — compared […]

Witnesses to prove Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou lied, supporting her extradition: docs

1596229013 Witnesses to prove Huaweis Meng Wanzhou lied supporting her  - News

Documents from lawyers for Canada’s attorney general say a series of witnesses will prove Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou lied to HSBC bank about the company’s relationship’s with Skycom in Iran. The documents released Friday are the government’s arguments to be used during a hearing next April and they say there’s enough to prove fraud in […]

Brampton man charged with murder in woman’s death, police chief cites ‘complete failure’ of system – Toronto

1596225351 Brampton man charged with murder in womans death police chief  - News

In a rare move, the chief of Peel Regional Police is slamming the legal system after a 27-year-old Brampton man was charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of a 25-year-old Halton Hills woman with whom he had a relationship for three years. “This represents a tragic outcome for a young person who carried […]

Former trial judge for Matthew Raymond case stepped away to avoid ‘unsatisfactory distraction’ – New Brunswick

1596221669 Former trial judge for Matthew Raymond case stepped away to  - News

A new decision from the chief justice of New Brunswick’s Court of Queen’s Bench reveals that the former trial judge in the Matthew Raymond case asked to be removed in order to avoid any chance of impacting Raymond’s fair trial interest. The information comes as part of a sealing order of any documents filed by […]

Coronavirus: Quebec reports 164 new cases, 1 death linked to virus

Coronavirus Quebec reports 164 new cases 1 death linked to  - News

Quebec is reporting 164 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, bringing the provincial total since the start of the pandemic to 59,312. The number of patients requiring hospitalization dropped below the 200 mark to 189 — a decrease of 19 in the last 24 hours. Of those, 15 patients are in an intensive […]

BC Hydro has ‘serious concerns’ over Site C project budget due to COVID-19 costs and delays

1596214374 BC Hydro has ‘serious concerns over Site C project budget  - News

BC Hydro has serious concerns about the schedule, scope, and budget of the Site C Dam project and is classifying the health of the construction of the mega-dam as “red”. In a letter to the B.C. Utilities Commissioner, BC Hydro CEO Chris O’Riley says pandemic related delays will continue to present cost pressures on the […]

Canada launches COVID-19 tracking app — but only in Ontario

Canada launches COVID 19 tracking app — but only in Ontario  - News

The federal government launched its coronavirus exposure notification app in Ontario on Friday after weeks of delay. The ‘COVID Alert’ app aims to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus in Canada by notifying a user when they have been in close contact with another user who tested positive for the virus. The government describes […]

Ontario reports 134 new coronavirus cases, 3 deaths; total cases at 39,209

1596207064 Ontario reports 134 new coronavirus cases 3 deaths total cases  - News

Ontario reported 134 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, bringing the provincial total to 39,209. Friday’s case count is a considerable increase after seeing case numbers below 100 for the last two days. The death toll in the province has risen to 2,775, as three new deaths were reported. Meanwhile, 35,074 Ontarians have recovered […]

Sud-Ouest borough backs down from controversial changes to Notre-Dame Street – Montreal

1596203400 Sud Ouest borough backs down from controversial changes to Notre Dame Street  - News

After a groundswell of complaints against changes to the traffic patterns on Notre-Dame Street West, Montreal’s Sud-Ouest borough is backing down. In a late-night Facebook post in French on Thursday, Sud-Ouest borough mayor Benoit Dorais said the local administration had “made the decision to withdraw the temporary installations and explore other ways of supporting local […]