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Auditor General says she needs bigger funding boost due to pandemic demands

Auditor General says she needs bigger funding boost due to pandemic demands

OTTAWA — Auditor general Karen Hogan said Monday the government needs to boost funding to her office because of the unprecedented demands of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Feds looking at permanent remote work, office needs after COVID-19

Feds looking at permanent remote work, office needs after COVID-19

OTTAWA — The federal government is taking a close look at the amount of office space it will need in the coming years as it considers how some of Canada's hundreds of thousands of federal public servants could end up working from home permanently.
Spousal approval ratings from inside the COVID confinement pod

Spousal approval ratings from inside the COVID confinement pod

How satisfied are Canada's married couples as they navigate the COVID-19 crisis?
COVID-19 to leave some lasting economic damage, Bank of Canada chief says

COVID-19 to leave some lasting economic damage, Bank of Canada chief says

OTTAWA — The COVID-19 pandemic will leave some long-term economic damage that will only become clearer as the country moves further along a "prolonged and bumpy" course to recovery, Canada's top central banker says.
Winnipeg plant gets $100M in federal financing to pull protein from peas, canola

Winnipeg plant gets $100M in federal financing to pull protein from peas, canola

OTTAWA — The federal government is helping finance an innovative, new agricultural production plant in Winnipeg that turns peas and canola into protein powders for the food industry. Merit Functional Foods Corp.
‘We deplore’ detention of Canadians in China, says Trudeau

‘We deplore’ detention of Canadians in China, says Trudeau

The PM stepped up his critiques of Beijing over the detention of two Canadians charged with spying last week by Chinese authorities
Online poll finds 43 per cent of Chinese-Canadians faced threats over COVID-19

Online poll finds 43 per cent of Chinese-Canadians faced threats over COVID-19

A new survey of Chinese-Canadians says 43 per cent reported being threatened or intimidated as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Racism in Canada's military and a deal with Mexico; In The News for June 22

Racism in Canada's military and a deal with Mexico; In The News for June 22

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 June 22 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Family of 62-year-old man who died after police shooting call for inquiry

Family of 62-year-old man who died after police shooting call for inquiry

The family of a 62-year-old man who died after being shot by police west of Toronto over the weekend called for a public inquiry into the death, citing a lack of faith in the province's police watchdog to conduct a fair investigation.
Defence leaders apologize for slow response to racism as Forces investigates meme

Defence leaders apologize for slow response to racism as Forces investigates meme

OTTAWA — Military police are investigating reports of a service member spreading racist pictures even as top defence officials apologize for their slow response to questions about systemic racism in the Department of National Defence and Canadian Arm
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