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Premiers' throne speech wish list and a drop in vaping: In The News for Sept. 18

Premiers' throne speech wish list and a drop in vaping: In The News for Sept. 18

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Sept. 18 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Young Canadians have curtailed vaping during pandemic, survey finds

Young Canadians have curtailed vaping during pandemic, survey finds

A new survey finds that young people have been vaping less frequently since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 18

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 18

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. EDT on Sept. 18, 2020: There are 140,867 confirmed cases in Canada.

Military suspends search for two P.E.I. teens, expresses condolences

ALBERTON, P.E.I. — The military says it has suspended its search for two teens who were reported missing when their small boat capsized Wednesday night off the coast of Prince Edward Island.
Doctors, patient advocates say telemedicine spurred by pandemic is here to stay

Doctors, patient advocates say telemedicine spurred by pandemic is here to stay

The arrival of COVID-19 has taken the concept of telemedicine from a pipe dream to a fixture across Ontario, with many doctors expressing the hope that the change is here to stay long beyond the pandemic.
Mouth wash test coming for school-aged children in British Columbia

Mouth wash test coming for school-aged children in British Columbia

VICTORIA — British Columbia is introducing a new saline gargle test for students from kindergarten to Grade 12 to help make COVID-19 testing easier for children and teenagers. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said B.C.
B.C. adds $660M in tax incentives, reveals details of $1.5 billion recovery plan

B.C. adds $660M in tax incentives, reveals details of $1.5 billion recovery plan

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government announcing $660 million in new tax incentives Thursday and outlined how it will spend another $1.5 billion on economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Billions more for health care likely to top premiers' wish list for throne speech

Billions more for health care likely to top premiers' wish list for throne speech

OTTAWA — Four conservative-minded premiers are to issue today their wish list for next week's throne speech on which the fate of Justin Trudeau's minority Liberal government could hinge.
'Not funny inside': Edmonton’s renovated, ridiculed library opens to the public

'Not funny inside': Edmonton’s renovated, ridiculed library opens to the public

EDMONTON — Some Edmontonians who got a peek inside the city's new downtown library say it's what's inside that matters. The Stanley A. Milner Library opened its doors to the public Thursday, four years after closing for renovations.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 17

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 17

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:42 p.m. EDT on Sept. 17, 2020: There are 140,867 confirmed cases in Canada.
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