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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 6

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 6

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 10:48 a.m. on Aug. 6, 2020: There are 118,282 confirmed cases in Canada.

Georges Island: public granted access to historic island in Halifax harbour

HALIFAX — Ottawa has announced the public will soon be able to visit Georges Island, the national historic site in the middle of Halifax harbour, on weekend boat tours.
Supreme Court to hear case of Hamilton-area man who killed would-be car thief

Supreme Court to hear case of Hamilton-area man who killed would-be car thief

TORONTO — A Hamilton-area homeowner who gunned down a would-be car thief seconds after confronting him in the dead of night succeeded on Thursday in getting the country's top court to hear his case.
Senate shifts rules for Meredith victim compensation process

Senate shifts rules for Meredith victim compensation process

OTTAWA — The Senate says harassment victims of disgraced former senator Don Meredith can now have lawyers when speaking to an independent evaluator hired to determine potential compensation for them, and also that their legal costs might be covered.
Commons' committee to hear from charity watchdog group as WE hearings continue

Commons' committee to hear from charity watchdog group as WE hearings continue

OTTAWA — The House of Commons committee probing the government's ill-fated deal with WE Charity will hear this morning from a charity watchdog organization.
'Do our lives count for less?': COVID-19 exposes cracks in disability aid

'Do our lives count for less?': COVID-19 exposes cracks in disability aid

Karyn Keith says she isn't asking for much. All she wants is the same support she'd receive if she was out of a job because of the pandemic, rather than unable to work because of her disabilities. The 44-year-old mother in Brampton, Ont.
Provinces not moving fast enough to assess, mitigate flood risk: report

Provinces not moving fast enough to assess, mitigate flood risk: report

OTTAWA — A new report says provincial governments are not moving fast enough to protect homes and other buildings from the ravages of flooding.
Documents on WE affair and Kashmir clampdown: In The News for Aug. 6

Documents on WE affair and Kashmir clampdown: In The News for Aug. 6

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. 6. What we are watching in Canada ...
Lebanese-Canadians look for ways to help while grappling with Beirut tragedy

Lebanese-Canadians look for ways to help while grappling with Beirut tragedy

Lebanese-Canadians who watched in horror as an explosion tore through Beirut turned their attention to helping their homeland on Wednesday, even as they struggled to process their grief at the tragedy.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 5

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 5

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 8:25 p.m. on Aug. 5, 2020: There are 118,187 confirmed cases in Canada.