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Here are some of the latest developments on the COVID-19 situation in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): --- 7:34 p.m.
No doubt second wave of COVID-19 will hit Indigenous communities harder: Miller

No doubt second wave of COVID-19 will hit Indigenous communities harder: Miller

Canada's top doctor says the second wave of COVID-19 has surfaced as a series of regional epidemics and the federal government is warning about rising case numbers on First Nations.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in for Oct. 8

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:09 p.m. EDT on Oct. 8, 2020: There are 175,556 confirmed cases in Canada.
Transport Minister unveils new safety measures after fatal railway yard accident

Transport Minister unveils new safety measures after fatal railway yard accident

The federal government is rolling out new measures to bolster rail safety following an investigation into a fatal 2017 incident at a Saskatchewan railway yard.
COVID-19 pandemic accelerating digital privacy risks, federal watchdog warns

COVID-19 pandemic accelerating digital privacy risks, federal watchdog warns

OTTAWA — The COVID-19 pandemic is underscoring weaknesses in Canadian privacy law that place people's personal information at risk, a federal watchdog warns.
COVID-19 vaccine still months away but review team working to speed approvals

COVID-19 vaccine still months away but review team working to speed approvals

OTTAWA — Health Canada is in talks with all of the vaccine developers that signed supply deals with the federal government to kick-start the approval process and get COVID-19 vaccines to Canadians as soon as possible.
Indigenous, minority, young Canadians less likely to view police positively: Poll

Indigenous, minority, young Canadians less likely to view police positively: Poll

OTTAWA — Canadians have a largely favourable view of police in their communities but Indigenous people, members of visible minority groups and younger Canadians are more likely to have had bad experiences and to feel threatened in the presence of pol
Saskatchewan First Nation locks down after COVID cases spread from religious meetings

Saskatchewan First Nation locks down after COVID cases spread from religious meetings

REGINA — A northern Saskatchewan First Nation has been locked down and its schools closed over concerns of COVID-19 transmission following a series of religious services where participants were unmasked.
Nunavut minister stripped of portfolios says he does not regret social media post

Nunavut minister stripped of portfolios says he does not regret social media post

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut's former housing minister says he does not regret making a Facebook post about the Black Lives Matter movement that saw him stripped of his cabinet portfolios.
Quebec moves more regions to maximum COVID alert as province reports 1,078 new cases

Quebec moves more regions to maximum COVID alert as province reports 1,078 new cases

MONTREAL — Authorities moved most of the cities along the St. Lawrence River between Quebec City and Montreal to the highest COVID-19 alert level Thursday, as the government pleaded with people to stay home for Thanksgiving. Trois-Rivieres, Que.