Day: August 20, 2020

New information needed to find missing teen in northern Manitoba, RCMP say

Manitoba RCMP are looking for new information about a teen from northern Manitoba who has been missing for a month, after an investigation and several searches of the area were nearly fruitless. Tammy Nattaway, a 16-year-old from Garden Hill First Nation — a community in the Island Lake region, about 475 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg — was reported missing …

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CERB program extended another four weeks as feds announce changes to EI

CERB program will be extended by another 30 days, as feds announce changes to EI As the country continues to gradually reopen, the federal government is announcing changes to the Employment Insurance (EI) program, along with new income support benefits. To support people during this transition, the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) program will be …

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Ontario supporting agriculture and rural fall fairs cancelled by coronavirus pandemic

The province of Ontario is providing nearly $1 million to assist organizations that had to cancel fall activities and events due to the coronavirus pandemic. In Lindsay on Thursday morning, Ernie Hardeman, minister of agriculture, food and rural affairs, said the government of Ontario is expanding eligibility for agriculture societies to apply for funding to …

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Former Top Trump Aide Stephen Bannon And “Build The Wall” Founder Brian Kolfage Have Been Charged With Fraud

Stephen Bannon, a former top aide to President Donald Trump, and Brian Kolfage, the leader of the crowdfunded “We Build the Wall” effort, have been charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Bannon, Kolfage, and two other men “received hundreds of thousands of dollars in donor funds from …

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Demonstrators begin removing barricades along Highway 6 in Caledonia, Ont.

A front-end loader scraped gravel and rocks off Highway 6 Thursday morning, opening up a section of the road for the first time in weeks. Demonstrators who began blocking roads near Caledonia, Ont., on Aug. 5 have begun to remove their barricades. “Hopefully between today, tomorrow and the next day we’ll see some movement on the bypass and …

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Second man charged with murder following fatal shooting in Clarington

Just ten days after making an arrest connected to a fatal shooting in 2018, Durham police have charged another man with second-degree murder. Officers say O’Neal Spalding, 35, of Toronto was arrested on Wednesday. He’s charged with fatally shooting Cody James, 29, at a home north of Hampton in September 2018. A 19-year-old Toronto man …

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Cineplex to open theatres across Canada on Friday

Cineplex Inc. says all its theatres and entertainment venues will be open later this week. The Toronto-based movie exhibitor says 164 theatres, 1,687 screens and 10 entertainment complexes will be in operation again by Friday. Cineplex has gradually been reopening its locations over the last few weeks following closures related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The …

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What Will You After the $12,000 CRA CERB is Over?

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has been distributing $500 weekly payments to eligible applicants for the Canada Emergency Relief Benefit (CERB) program for several weeks. CERB came as a blessing, as millions of Canadians lost their jobs due to mandatory lockdowns. The Canadian government initially announced this program with 16 weeks of weekly payments. It …

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