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NATIONAL NEWS

A postal worker walks past Canada Post trucks at a sorting centre in Montreal, Friday, July 8, 2016. Employment Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk says in a statement that she expects both Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers to use the special medi
CUPW issues strike notice after it says Canada Post refused special mediator
OTTAWA - The union representing a majority of workers at Canada Post has issued a 72-hour notice of job action as it tries to bargain a collective agreement with the Crown corporation.
The Canadian Union of Postal Workers says the notice spells out what actions it is planning, but stops short of a full-blown walkout.



SPORTS NEWS

Chella Choi takes early lead at round-shortened Canadian Women's Open
PRIDDIS, Alta. - Stephanie Meadow didn't mind the inclement weather conditions during the first round of the LPGA's Canadian Open on Thursday.
After a lightning delay that lasted nearly three hours, Meadow didn't miss a beat as she birdied her final two holes to take the clubhouse lead at 6-under 66 before play was eventually suspended because of darkness.



BUSINESS NEWS

A postal worker walks past Canada Post trucks at a sorting centre in Montreal, Friday, July 8, 2016. Employment Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk says in a statement that she expects both Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers to use the special medi
CUPW issues strike notice after it says Canada Post refused special mediator
OTTAWA - The union representing a majority of workers at Canada Post has issued a 72-hour notice of job action as it tries to bargain a collective agreement with the Crown corporation.
The Canadian Union of Postal Workers says the notice spells out what actions it is planning, but stops short of a full-blown walkout.



ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

FILE - In this Oct.6, 2006 file photo, French fashion designers Sonia Rykiel, right, and her daughter Nathalie Rykiel acknowledge applause after the presentation of their Spring-summer 2007 ready-to-wear collection, in Paris. Rykiel, whose relaxed striped
Designer Sonia Rykiel, known for a relaxed style, dies at 86
PARIS - Sonia Rykiel, a French designer dubbed the "queen of knitwear" whose relaxed sweaters in berry-colored stripes and eye-popping motifs helped liberate women from stuffy suits, has died at 86.
President Francois Hollande's office announced her death in a statement Thursday, praising her as "a pioneer" who "offered women freedom of movement." His office didn't provide further details, and the Sonia Rykiel fashion house in Paris wouldn't immediately comment.



HEALTH NEWS

Ontario doctors vote to reject new fee agreement: OMA
TORONTO - The Ontario Medical Association says the province's doctors have voted to reject a new fee agreement with the province.
It says 63.1 per cent of its members voted against the four-year deal.