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Liberals facing stiff challenges in two Toronto byelections

Liberals facing stiff challenges in two Toronto byelections

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals are facing stiff byelection challenges in two Toronto seats normally considered safe for the governing party.
Saskatchewan election day: Polls close following four-week pandemic campaign

Saskatchewan election day: Polls close following four-week pandemic campaign

SASKATOON — Election polls have closed in Saskatchewan where voters are choosing a leader to steer the province through the rest of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The latest developments as the Saskatchewan election results come in

The latest developments as the Saskatchewan election results come in

SASKATOON — The latest developments in the Saskatchewan election. All times CT: 8:00 p.m. The polls have closed and the votes are being counted in the Saskatchewan election.
Canada women's security envoy sees rising authoritarian control during COVID-19

Canada women's security envoy sees rising authoritarian control during COVID-19

OTTAWA — Authoritarian leaders are using COVID-19 to roll back the rights of women and LGBTQ2 people, says Canada's new ambassador for women, peace and security.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Oct. 26, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 8:55 p.m. EDT on Oct. 26, 2020: There are 220,212 confirmed cases in Canada.
Money laundering inquiry hears of $800,000 and more in bags, luggage, backpacks

Money laundering inquiry hears of $800,000 and more in bags, luggage, backpacks

VANCOUVER — Vast amounts of cash started flowing into British Columbia's largest casino in 2010 and transactions of $800,000 or more became common as players hauled in bags, suitcases and backpacks full of cash, an inquiry heard Monday.
Spike in COVID-19 cases in B.C. prompts new restrictions to 'safe six'

Spike in COVID-19 cases in B.C. prompts new restrictions to 'safe six'

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor is limiting the size of gatherings in private homes as COVID-19 infections rise, particularly in the province's Lower Mainland. Dr.
Officer says nothing unusual in arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou

Officer says nothing unusual in arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou

VANCOUVER — The RCMP officer who apprehended Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou three hours after she was detained by border officers said he didn't think boarding the plane to arrest her was a good idea. Const. Winston Yep said in B.C.

Thanksgiving festivities affecting COVID-19 numbers in Ontario, Manitoba: officials

Health officials in Ontario and Manitoba are pointing to recent Thanksgiving celebrations as they continue to see high numbers of new COVID-19 infections despite strengthening restrictions in hot spot areas.
Mi'kmaq fisherman intends to fight federal charges alleging illegal lobster catch

Mi'kmaq fisherman intends to fight federal charges alleging illegal lobster catch

HALIFAX — A fisherman from a Mi'kmaq community in Cape Breton says he intends to plead not guilty to charges of illegal fishing after his lobster traps were seized last year by federal fisheries officers in southwestern Nova Scotia.