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Trudeau in the hot seat and a teddy bear comes home:In The News for July 30

Trudeau in the hot seat and a teddy bear comes home:In The News for July 30

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of July 30. What we are watching in Canada ...
Elder disappointed no consequences for woman accused of racist Facebook posts

Elder disappointed no consequences for woman accused of racist Facebook posts

FLIN FLON, Man. — A First Nations elder who led mediation circles after a social media post called for violence against Indigenous people says she is disappointed one of three women arrested has not faced consequences.
Conservative leadership debate forced to pivot after Lewis, MacKay back out

Conservative leadership debate forced to pivot after Lewis, MacKay back out

OTTAWA — A new media organization's plan to host all four Conservative leadership candidates for a debate Wednesday was thrown into disarray when two of the contenders dropped out.
Ethics commissioner expands probe of Morneau on eve of PM's WE testimony

Ethics commissioner expands probe of Morneau on eve of PM's WE testimony

OTTAWA — Federal ethics commissioner Mario Dion is widening his investigation of Finance Minister Bill Morneau's dealings with WE Charity.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for July 29

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for July 29

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:19 p.m. on July 29, 2020: There are 115,470 confirmed cases in Canada.
Government says full-time school for students in B.C. this September

Government says full-time school for students in B.C. this September

VICTORIA — Parents, students and teachers anxious about the coming school year received an outline Wednesday about British Columbia's plans for a safe return to full-time classes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Yukon moving to next pandemic phase, allows people to expand household bubbles

WHITEHORSE — Yukon is set to move into its next phase of managing the COVID-19 pandemic, easing restrictions on so-called family bubbles, social gatherings and sports. The government announced Wednesday that starting Aug.
Manitoba First Nation takes first steps to get jurisdiction over children in care

Manitoba First Nation takes first steps to get jurisdiction over children in care

WINNIPEG — A Manitoba First Nation has begun the process of creating its own child welfare system under controversial federal legislation that allows Indigenous groups to enact their own laws.
A timeline of the controversy around WE, the Liberals and a student program

A timeline of the controversy around WE, the Liberals and a student program

OTTAWA — A timeline of events regarding the Canada Student Service Grant program, based on public documents, events and statements from cabinet ministers, government officials, and WE Charity: March 6, 2020: WE Charity staff prepare a concept paper o
Tory leadership race causes awkward schism in key veterans constituency

Tory leadership race causes awkward schism in key veterans constituency

OTTAWA — The Conservative leadership race is creating tension among members of a key constituency for the party — veterans.