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Confusion, allegations and 16,524 phone calls: A look inside N.L.'s pandemic election

Confusion, allegations and 16,524 phone calls: A look inside N.L.'s pandemic election

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's abrupt shift to a mail-in election in February led to more than 16,000 calls for help, several allegations of election violations and at least one plea for civility.
Vancouver police warn of spike in construction thefts as lumber prices rise

Vancouver police warn of spike in construction thefts as lumber prices rise

VANCOUVER — Construction companies in Vancouver are being encouraged to take extra precautions to prevent theft as the cost of lumber surges.
Fashion mogul Peter Nygard applies to Supreme Court to appeal bail decision

Fashion mogul Peter Nygard applies to Supreme Court to appeal bail decision

WINNIPEG — A Canadian fashion mogul facing sex trafficking and racketeering charges in the United States is looking to the Supreme Court of Canada to overturn a decision that keeps him in jail.
John Gomery, judge who led inquiry exposing federal sponsorship scandal, dead at 88

John Gomery, judge who led inquiry exposing federal sponsorship scandal, dead at 88

MONTREAL — John Gomery, the judge who led a public inquiry that helped sink a federal government, has died at age 88. His daughter confirmed his death to The Canadian Press on Wednesday.
Opposition leaders want juror demographic data to help fight systemic biases

Opposition leaders want juror demographic data to help fight systemic biases

A lack of information on the race, gender and age of jurors hinders the fight to address systemic racism and other inequities in the criminal justice system, federal opposition leaders and others say.
PBO report finds that NDP plan to slash student debt would cost $4 billion

PBO report finds that NDP plan to slash student debt would cost $4 billion

OTTAWA — Parliament's budget watchdog says the NDP plan to cut student debt would cost about $4 billion.
Canada and post-COVID economic recovery; Protecting poutine: In The News for May 19

Canada and post-COVID economic recovery; Protecting poutine: In The News for May 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 May 19 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, May 19, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. There are 1,338,141 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,338,141 confirmed cases (64,748 active, 1,248,375 resolved, 25,018 deaths).
Quebec dairy group looks to obtain official designation to protect poutine's identity

Quebec dairy group looks to obtain official designation to protect poutine's identity

MONTREAL — A group representing Quebec's dairy industry says it's eyeing a special government designation for the term poutine in order to better promote it internationally.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, May 19, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 283,461 new vaccinations administered for a total of 19,088,652 doses given.