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Leaders of B.C.'s three main political parties clash on pandemic response, recovery

Leaders of B.C.'s three main political parties clash on pandemic response, recovery

VANCOUVER — John Horgan was held to account for his decision to call a snap election during the pandemic in Tuesday's leaders' debate that saw the New Democrat leader try to frame the narrative surrounding COVID-19 around past Liberal policies affect
Mandatory COVID-19 vaccines and fake letter about wolves: In The News for Oct. 14

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccines and fake letter about wolves: In The News for Oct. 14

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 Oct. 14. What we are watching in Canada ...

B.C. man tells Appeal Court he didn't kill toddler 37 years ago

VANCOUVER — A man who spent nearly 40 years in prison for the murder of his 22-month old cousin told a B.C. Appeal Court he's innocent and didn't understand the plea deal he signed until it was later explained in court.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:56 p.m. EDT on Oct. 13, 2020: There are 186,882 confirmed cases in Canada.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): --- 6:42 p.m. Alberta's chief medical officer of health says the province will change the way COVID-19 is tested to make it more efficient as cases continue to rise. Dr.
'Wake-up call:' Manitoba chief says increasing COVID-19 cases on reserves concerning

'Wake-up call:' Manitoba chief says increasing COVID-19 cases on reserves concerning

WINNIPEG — A COVID-19 outbreak at a fly-in reserve in Manitoba and increasing infections in First Nations populations in the province has leaders worried. “It's a wake-up call for all of us,” said Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Grand Chief Arlen Dumas.
Woman testifies founder of Just for Laughs comedy festival raped her 40 years ago

Woman testifies founder of Just for Laughs comedy festival raped her 40 years ago

MONTREAL — A woman told Gilbert Rozon's sex assault trial Tuesday that the founder of the Just for Laughs comedy festival raped her 40 years ago in a ski-resort town north of Montreal.
New law needed to allow safe byelections in COVID-19 pandemic: Greens' Annamie Paul

New law needed to allow safe byelections in COVID-19 pandemic: Greens' Annamie Paul

OTTAWA — Green party Leader Annamie Paul is calling on the government to pass legislation proposed by Elections Canada on holding safe balloting before carrying on with byelections in two Toronto ridings.
Salma Lakhani: Alberta's 19th lieutenant-governor also 'happens to be Muslim'

Salma Lakhani: Alberta's 19th lieutenant-governor also 'happens to be Muslim'

EDMONTON — Salma Lakhani may be the first Muslim and South Asian lieutenant-governor in Canada, but that’s not what she wants to be known for.
Supreme Court stays charges against Alberta man over delay in bail hearing

Supreme Court stays charges against Alberta man over delay in bail hearing

OTTAWA — An Alberta man accused of domestic violence will not face trial after the Supreme Court of Canada found he experienced undue delay in seeing a judge after his arrest.