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‘When I see the Canada flag now, it hurts my heart.’ As Freedom Convoy returns, there’s a tug-of-war over the Maple Leaf
Thu, 30 Jun 2022 14:46:00 EDT

A year of flags at half-mast to honour victims of residential schools — and the symbol’s use by anti-government protesters — has dented affected feelings of pride.
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Ontario is cutting the gas tax on Canada Day. Here’s how it will affect gas prices
Thu, 30 Jun 2022 14:50:00 EDT

The province promised to provide Ontarians relief at the pumps by cutting the gas tax and fuel tax for six months starting July 1.
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Tamara Lich to spend Canada Day weekend in jail as ‘freedom’ protesters arrive in Ottawa
Thu, 30 Jun 2022 17:10:44 EDT

Lich, 49, is now charged with breaking her bail conditions and is slated to appear in court again on July 5, as the Crown seeks to keep her behind bars on a series of charges linked to her role in the “Freedom Convoy” protests.
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Doug Ford warns Ottawa ‘freedom convoy’ protesters: ‘No shenanigans this weekend’
Thu, 30 Jun 2022 12:01:00 EDT

Doug Ford said it’s “disappointing” and “not fair” that the so-called “freedom convoy” is returning to demonstrate on Canada Day.
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Air Canada announces ‘meaningful reductions’ to July and August flight schedules
Wed, 29 Jun 2022 21:42:00 EDT

According to an email from the airline’s CEO sent to customers Wednesday night, the reductions are needed to reduce passenger volumes and flows
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Air Canada leaves travellers in limbo amid summer flight cancellations: ‘They could have given people a lot more notice’
Thu, 30 Jun 2022 17:13:00 EDT

One traveller can fly to her destination, but the route will no longer be running when she’s due to fly back in just over a week.
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Need a lot of money, fast? Don’t rob a bank
Thu, 30 Jun 2022 17:25:00 EDT

A deadly B.C. shootout puts spotlight on bank heists.
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Missing Edmonton girl’s father pleads with Canadians: ‘She is in danger, and she needs help’
Thu, 30 Jun 2022 18:37:49 EDT

Lila Smith, 13, has been missing for nearly a week after disappearing around 8:30 a.m. on the morning of June 24 after taking the bus to school.
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Ontario gas prices could drop to $1.87 per litre this Canada Day long weekend, says analyst
Thu, 30 Jun 2022 14:20:41 EDT

“Grab it and run with it,” says one gas expert, citing Ontario’s gas tax cut starting Friday coupled with easing supply and demand pressures in the coming days providing some relief at the pumps.
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Electric vehicle owners are laughing at their cheap rides. But not for long
Thu, 30 Jun 2022 18:09:47 EDT

Gas taxes are an important source of government revenue and as federal rules push more people into electric vehicles lost cash will need to be found somewhere
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Pierre Poilievre marches with anti-mandate protester ahead of Canada Day ‘freedom’ demonstrations
Thu, 30 Jun 2022 18:50:48 EDT

Pierre Poilievre, the presumptive front-runner of the leadership race, walked side by side with army reservist James Topp as he completed a four-month trek from Vancouver to Ottawa.
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Workers feel corporate COVID-19, equity policies ‘not genuine,’ study says
Thu, 30 Jun 2022 11:28:33 EDT

Experts warn study is a wake-up call for Canadian employers, saying performative policies lead to less engagement and intent to stay among employees
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Here’s what you need to know about a possible fall COVID booster campaign
Thu, 30 Jun 2022 20:39:51 EDT

According to new advice, here’s who should be considering a booster, what we know about how they work, and what “fully vaccinated” may soon mean.
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