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Feds to extend Canadian Emergency Response Benefit beyond 16 weeks

Feds to extend Canadian Emergency Response Benefit beyond 16 weeks

The program was set to end the first week of July
Streaming concert, online videos and fireworks app to help mark Canada Day 2020

Streaming concert, online videos and fireworks app to help mark Canada Day 2020

OTTAWA — Canadians are being offered a buffet of online videos, crafts and even a stop-motion animation app to celebrate Canada Day from home.
Trans Mountain pipeline restarts after light crude spills in Abbotsford, B.C.

Trans Mountain pipeline restarts after light crude spills in Abbotsford, B.C.

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Trans Mountain says oil is flowing again through its pipeline after as much 190,000 litres of light crude spilled from a pumping facility in Abbotsford, B.C.
National Housing Council staffing and B.C. oil leak; In The News for June 15

National Housing Council staffing and B.C. oil leak; In The News for June 15

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 15 ... --- COVID-19 in Canada ...

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Provinces have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Trans Mountain says pipeline has restarted after spill in Abbotsford, B.C.

Trans Mountain says pipeline has restarted after spill in Abbotsford, B.C.

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Trans Mountain estimates as much as 1,195 barrels, or 190,000 litres, of light crude spilled from its pipeline pumping station in Abbotsford, B.C.
Body meant to root out systemic housing inequities delayed by pandemic

Body meant to root out systemic housing inequities delayed by pandemic

OTTAWA — A key body the Liberals vowed to create to help resolve systemic inequities in Canada's housing system remains unstaffed, with delays in appointments chalked up to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 8:39 p.m. on June 14, 2020: There are 98,787 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Homicide team probes suspicious fire where three bodies found in Langley, B.C.

Homicide team probes suspicious fire where three bodies found in Langley, B.C.

LANGLEY, B.C. — Homicide investigators say three bodies have been found in the wreckage of a burned out home in Langley, B.C., and at least one death has been ruled a homicide.
Court tells hospice society that refuses to allow assisted death to stop meeting

Court tells hospice society that refuses to allow assisted death to stop meeting

DELTA, B.C. — A British Columbia Supreme Court judge has cancelled a pivotal meeting on Monday for a hospice society in Delta, B.C., that does not allow medical assistance in dying.