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'We need your support,' pleads female Afghan activist once helped by Canada

'We need your support,' pleads female Afghan activist once helped by Canada

OTTAWA — The morning after Canada's military withdrew from Kabul, when dozens of Afghans and 13 American military personnel died in the terrorist attack on the city’s airport, a woman named Najiba pondered the darkening future.
OLG launches single-event betting as federal legislation comes into effect

OLG launches single-event betting as federal legislation comes into effect

TORONTO — Gamblers looking to bet on single sporting events have a new option as of Friday morning. Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. said single-event betting went live through its new sportsbook Proline+ on Friday and quickly racked up a following.
Federal government posts $12.7B deficit for June, spending down and revenue up

Federal government posts $12.7B deficit for June, spending down and revenue up

OTTAWA — The federal government posted a deficit of $12.7 billion for June compared with a deficit of $33.6 billion in June 2020.
Speed a factor in crash that took lives of three hockey players in B. C: police

Speed a factor in crash that took lives of three hockey players in B. C: police

SURREY, B.C. — Mounties say their initial investigation shows speed was a factor in a crash that killed three teenage hockey players in Surrey, B.C.
Health Canada authorizes Moderna's COVID-19 vaccines for kids 12 to 17 years old

Health Canada authorizes Moderna's COVID-19 vaccines for kids 12 to 17 years old

OTTAWA — Health Canada has finally given the green light for Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine to be used to inoculate kids as young as 12. The original approval for Moderna in December 2020 was only for people at least 18 years old.

Salad kits recalled due to possible listeria contamination

OTTAWA — Curation Foods brand Kale Salad Blends and Eat Smart brand Chopped Salad Kits are being recalled from the marketplace due to possible listeria contamination.
Canada's Afghan troops pull out and Biden vows to avenge: In The News for Aug. 27

Canada's Afghan troops pull out and Biden vows to avenge: In The News for Aug. 27

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. 27 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Canada's last military flight leaves Kabul before deadly twin bombings rock airport

Canada's last military flight leaves Kabul before deadly twin bombings rock airport

OTTAWA — Canada's military mission in Afghanistan ended Thursday, leaving an unknown number of Canadians and their families trapped just hours before suicide bombers staged a "complex attack" on crowds at the airport in Kabul, killing more than a doz
Afghanistan, pandemic cast a shadow over Liberal campaign efforts

Afghanistan, pandemic cast a shadow over Liberal campaign efforts

OTTAWA — The crisis in Afghanistan — alongside the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic — has thrown up an alarming backdrop to the federal election, which could overshadow campaign efforts by Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau as his government's record comes under
Two major wildfires in B.C.'s southern Interior now classified as 'being held'

Two major wildfires in B.C.'s southern Interior now classified as 'being held'

VANCOUVER — Two of the largest wildfires in British Columbia are now classified as "being held" after weeks of burning out of control and forcing people out of their homes.