OTTAWA — The Department of National Defence is being called out for not properly tracking the rollout of the Liberal government’s plan to invest tens of billions of dollars in new military equipment, troops and training.
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ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Trans Mountain estimates as much as 1,195 barrels, or 190,000 litres, of light crude spilled from its pipeline pumping station in Abbotsford, B.C.
While an investigation is ongoing, the Crown-owned company said in a statement the cause of the spill appears to be related to a fitting on a one-inch, or 2.5-centimetre, piece of pipe.
TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 181 new cases of COVID-19 today, and eight more deaths.
It’s the lowest number of new daily cases since late March.
Health Minister Christine Elliott says in a tweet that 126 of the 181 new cases are from the Toronto and Peel regions.
The new cases bring the province to a total of 32,370 - an increase of 0.6 per cent over the previous day.
TORONTO — The Ontario government is easing restrictions on wedding and funeral ceremonies across the province as part of the phased reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The number of people allowed to attend an indoor ceremony is restricted to 30 per cent capacity of the venue.
Outdoor events will be limited to 50 people.
OTTAWA — Curling Canada has announced new head coaches for its mixed doubles and wheelchair curling teams.
The organization said in a release Tuesday that Scott Pfeifer will take over the mixed curling program, while Mick Lizmore will head the wheelchair team.
The Edmonton Oilers were back at Rogers Place on Monday - some of them, anyway.
The club opened its arena for voluntary, small-group training as the NHL moved to Phase 2 of its return-to-play protocol with an eye towards eventually resuming its pandemic-hit season.
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TORONTO — A film about a “trainer turned whistleblower” at Ontario’s Marineland aquatic park has won the top audience prize at Hot Docs, which was held online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Canadian festival says “The Walrus and the Whistleblower” won the Hot Docs Audience Award for a feature film, which is awarded based on audience votes.
IQALUIT, Nunavut — The head of the RCMP in Nunavut says she’s trying to find ways to bring police and Inuit together.
But Chief Supt. Amanda Jones says officer burnout in small detachments with big social problems may be contributing to officer conduct that has sparked outrage in Nunavut.
“A member is always accountable,” she said Monday in an interview.
TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 230 new COVID-19 cases today, and 14 more deaths.
That brings the total in the province to 31,090, an increase of 0.7 per cent over the previous day, which is the lowest growth rate since early March.
The total includes 2,464 deaths and 24,829 resolved cases, which is 337 more than the previous day.