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UPS executive granted special ministerial exemption from Canada's COVID-19 quarantine

Union, opposition parties question why foreign affairs minister OK'ed trip to Toronto
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Keep calm and borrow on: Chrystia Freeland and the new logic of deficits in a pandemic

Many Canadians have long memories of the grisly deficit battles of the mid-1990s. In her first major speech as finance minister, Chrystia Freeland made the case that a great many things have changed since then — and the emergence of a global pandemic is only one of them.

3 dead as woman beheaded in France, gunman killed in second incident

A knife-wielding attacker shouting "Allahu Akbar" beheaded a woman and killed two other people in what French officials described as a terrorist act at a church in the French city of Nice on Thursday, while a gunman was shot dead by police in a separate incident.

As the pandemic takes a mental toll on Quebec students, teachers are trying new ways to keep them learning

Quebec students are so anxious that many are having panic attacks in class. But teachers in the province are exploring new ways of connecting with them and making the classroom feel safe again.
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U.S. economy notches record growth in 3rd quarter

The U.S. economy grew at an unrivalled pace in the third quarter as the government poured out more than $3 trillion US worth of pandemic relief that fuelled consumer spending, but the deep scars from the COVID-19 recession could take a year or more to heal.

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