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August 6, 2020  

China sentences 3rd Canadian to death on drug charges

Like many Asian nations, China deals out stiff penalties for manufacturing and selling illegal drugs

News Government General
August 6, 2020  

Opposition hoping for answers in government documents about WE Charity deal

The feds have until Aug. 8 to table with the Commons finance committee all documents related to the now-cancelled agreement

News Government Manufacturing Economy
August 6, 2020  

Bank of England says economy will take time to heal

U.K. GDP probably shrank by 23% in the second quarter

News Government Manufacturing General
August 6, 2020  

Canada signs deals with Pfizer, Moderna to get doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Ottawa hasn’t yet decided whether it will make getting a vaccine mandatory

News Government General
August 5, 2020  

UBC loses appeal over ammonia dump that killed fish in Vancouver creek

CIMCO Refrigeration was fined $800,000 by the provincial court after pleading guilty to discharging the chemical into the storm drain

News Government General
August 5, 2020  

Saskatchewan government drops contract with WE Charity over controversy

The Saskatchewan Party government had planned to partner with the organization on a $260,000 deal to promote mental well-being in schools

News Construction Government General
August 5, 2020  

Feds earmark $3.3B for provinces, territories for COVID-19 infrastructure

The feds are envisioning the money will be used to retrofit schools, hospitals and long-term care facilities to better limit the spread of COVID-19

News Government General
August 5, 2020  

WE controversy takes bite out of Trudeau, Liberal popularity: Poll

49% said that if Trudeau is found to have broken the ethics law a third time, there should be an election to decide if he is fit to continue serving as PM

News Government General
August 5, 2020  

Canadian company urges human trials after COVID-19 vaccine results in mice

A leading health-care expert says the findings are promising even though they haven’t been peer-reviewed

News Government General
August 5, 2020  

No students participated in grant program, government says, to charity’s surprise

Students participating in the grant program had been promised they would receive up to $5,000 toward the cost of their post-secondary educations

News Electronics Government General
August 4, 2020  

TikTok sale puts Canada between Trump and China, again, experts say

On Aug. 3, Trump told reporters he would ban TikTok in the U.S. unless Microsoft or another American company bought the app by Sept. 15

News Government General
August 4, 2020  

Businesses could qualify for one more month of rent relief as program extended

About $613 million has been paid out to 63,000 tenants as of July 30

News Government General
August 4, 2020  

Trudeau expected perception issues with WE deal, but no conflict of interest

The PM testified July 30

News Government General
August 4, 2020  

Ontario Ministry of Education cuts ties with WE, says will investigate contracts

On June 18, the ministry announced that it would give WE Charity $250,000 for a year-long education program

News Government General
August 4, 2020  

Canada extends peacekeeping mission despite Security Council loss

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan’s office confirmed the continued deployment of a CC-130 Hercules in support of UN missions in Africa