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The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 7:30 p.m. Health officials in B.C. are reporting new outbreaks at three long-term care facilities and 167 more new cases of COVID-19.
Political tricks in House of Commons risk treating Canadians to a snap fall election

Political tricks in House of Commons risk treating Canadians to a snap fall election

OTTAWA — The federal New Democrats on Tuesday were once again grappling with a decision about whether to support the minority Liberal government or potentially force an election upon Canadians struggling with the latest wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:32 p.m. EDT on Oct. 20, 2020: There are 203,691 confirmed cases in Canada.
Trudeau hands out advice on Halloween, saying 'sacrifice' necessary for many

Trudeau hands out advice on Halloween, saying 'sacrifice' necessary for many

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is urging Canadians to stick to local health guidelines when considering how to celebrate Halloween next week.
Ottawa constable found not guilty in death of mentally ill man

Ottawa constable found not guilty in death of mentally ill man

An Ottawa constable who repeatedly struck a mentally ill man during an arrest four years ago was cleared on manslaughter and assault charges Tuesday after a judge found he could not conclusively say the blows significantly contributed to the man's fa
Fake news creates serious issues for battling pandemic, chief public health doc says

Fake news creates serious issues for battling pandemic, chief public health doc says

OTTAWA — Canada's chief public health doctor is worried about the amount of false information being floated about the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr.
University should have defended professor in debate over offensive language: Legault

University should have defended professor in debate over offensive language: Legault

OTTAWA — Quebec Premier Francois Legault says the University of Ottawa should have defended a professor who used a derogatory word for Black people in class.
Trudeau says dairy farmers facing new losses due to CUSMA will be compensated

Trudeau says dairy farmers facing new losses due to CUSMA will be compensated

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday he is committed to honouring past promises to compensate dairy farmers who have suffered losses due to trade deals.
Troops ordered to keep guard up to protect military from COVID-19 resurgence

Troops ordered to keep guard up to protect military from COVID-19 resurgence

OTTAWA — Top defence officials have ordered Canadian troops to keep up their guard against COVID-19 while painting a gloomy picture of how the pandemic could affect the military and country for the next year – if not longer.
Quebec allocates $65 million to fight rising gun violence in big cities

Quebec allocates $65 million to fight rising gun violence in big cities

Quebec says it is allocating about $65 million to combat rising gun violence in big cities across the province.
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