Why did Canvas take away the ¨link to a new page¨ option when editing a page?
No idea. I'd suggest if this is a significant impediment to your workflow, you should mention it to your CSM.
Angela, please refer to the comment here under the most recent Canvas Production Release Notes; you might want to "follow" those release notes to your inbox to receive notifications of updates.
Anthony & Angela, I'd recommend checking out this discussion - Where oh where did it go and why did they take it away? - in answer to your question.
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