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Payette shouldn’t get same benefits as others: O’Toole

 

OTTAWA - Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole says it's not appropriate for former governor general Julie Payette to receive the customary benefits afforded to those who've left the post.

Payette resigned last week ahead of the release of a report concluding she oversaw a highly toxic work environment at Rideau Hall.

Trudeau shuffles cabinet as Bains plans to retire from politics

 

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has conducted a small shuffle of his ministers before holing up later in the day for a cabinet retreat to plot strategy for the resumption of Parliament.

The shuffle is due to the departure of Navdeep Bains, who stepped down as innovation minister Tuesday and is not intending to run again in the next election.

Ontario Premier warns of ‘turbulent waters’ ahead

TORONTO - Premier Doug Ford warned that “turbulent waters” are ahead in the fight against COVID-19 on Sunday as Ontario set yet another single-day high for new diagnoses.

He said the health-care system is “on the brink” of being overwhelmed as cases of the novel coronavirus continue to soar in swaths of the province.