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From masks to cohorting, a guide to back-to-school rules across the country

Plans are being made across the country for how to safely send students back to school in the fall as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Here is a look at what the various provinces have said about getting kids back to classes.
Andrew Furey sworn in as 14th premier of Newfoundland and Labrador

Andrew Furey sworn in as 14th premier of Newfoundland and Labrador

ST. JOHN'S, N.L.

Satirical columnist, author Allan Fotheringham dies at his Toronto home, age 87

TORONTO — Columnist and author Allan Fotheringham, known for his biting satirical commentaries aimed at the rich and the powerful, died Wednesday at his home in Toronto. He was 87.
Study on extreme heat in U.S. cities a warning for Canada: researcher

Study on extreme heat in U.S. cities a warning for Canada: researcher

GUELPH, Ont. — Research that finds extreme heat risks from climate change in U.S. cities is much higher than previously thought is a warning for Canada, says one of the authors.
Cape Breton man's $17.4-million lottery win his second jackpot in seven years

Cape Breton man's $17.4-million lottery win his second jackpot in seven years

HALIFAX — Raymond Lillington stared at his lottery ticket in disbelief following last Saturday's Lotto 649 draw, thinking he couldn't have won a jackpot worth several million dollars — again.

Woman who ordered killing of Stefanie Rengel denied full parole: documents

TORONTO — A woman who pressured her boyfriend into killing his teenage ex more than a decade ago has been denied full parole.
Nova Scotia RCMP release new information in search for missing Cape Breton teen

Nova Scotia RCMP release new information in search for missing Cape Breton teen

CAPE BRETON, N.S. — Nova Scotia RCMP are releasing new information in the hopes of finding a 14-year-old Cape Breton girl who has not been seen since last Thursday.

CP NewsAlert: Amber Alert cancelled in Saskatchewan; four-year-old found safe

SASKATOON — Police in Saskatchewan say a four-year-old girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert has been found safe. Saskatoon police say it does not appear to be a criminal matter, but officers are continuing to investigate.
WE Charity documents and Gaza's power plant shut; In The News for Aug. 19

WE Charity documents and Gaza's power plant shut; In The News for Aug. 19

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 Aug. 19 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Complaints Commission probes RCMP Nunavut arrest, including racial bias

Complaints Commission probes RCMP Nunavut arrest, including racial bias

OTTAWA — The organization that provides civilian oversight of RCMP has launched an investigation into the conduct of Mounties involved in the June 1 arrest of an Inuk man in Nunavut, including whether racial bias played a role.
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