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Wild weather hikes Alberta insured damages above national average at nearly $2B

Wild weather hikes Alberta insured damages above national average at nearly $2B

EDMONTON — A series of severe weather events in Alberta this year has led to insured damages of nearly $2 billion.
Quebecers who don't follow COVID-19 mask guidelines to face fines as of Saturday

Quebecers who don't follow COVID-19 mask guidelines to face fines as of Saturday

Quebecers who flout rules requiring face coverings in indoor public spaces will be subject to a fine beginning on Saturday, Premier Francois Legault announced Thursday.
PBO: More spending, not more workers, driving costs for federal employees

PBO: More spending, not more workers, driving costs for federal employees

OTTAWA — The parliamentary budget officer says growth in spending on federal employees has more to do with the amounts spent per worker and not because there are more workers to spend on.
Political fallout continues despite shuttering of WE's Canadian operations

Political fallout continues despite shuttering of WE's Canadian operations

OTTAWA — The demise of WE's Canadian operations won't take the heat off Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over his government's decision to hire the charity to run a now-defunct student volunteer program.
WE Canada's demise and a scaled-down TIFF: In The News for Sept. 10

WE Canada's demise and a scaled-down TIFF: In The News for Sept. 10

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. 10 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
B.C. parents calling for remote learning options, fear kids will lose spots

B.C. parents calling for remote learning options, fear kids will lose spots

VANCOUVER — Parents keeping their children home from schools that offer limited or no remote learning options are concerned spots in speciality programs could be lost unless the British Columbia government takes action.
Vancouver airport upgrades stop as air travel declines because of COVID-19

Vancouver airport upgrades stop as air travel declines because of COVID-19

RICHMOND, B.C. — The Vancouver Airport Authority is pulling the plug on some major infrastructure projects because it says the ongoing decline in air travel caused by the COVID-19 pandemic means they are no longer immediately needed.
Health care and education big issues as New Brunswick party leaders debate

Health care and education big issues as New Brunswick party leaders debate

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's party leaders clashed on how to address health care services, education and economic development in a televised debate Wednesday night.
B.C.'s fall pandemic response plan includes more testing, tracing and flu shots

B.C.'s fall pandemic response plan includes more testing, tracing and flu shots

VICTORIA — British Columbia's experiences fighting COVID-19 have led to a $1.6-billion fall pandemic plan that includes more virus testing, contact tracing and a campaign to administer almost two million flu shots, Premier John Horgan said Wednesday.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 9

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:18 p.m. EDT on Sept. 9, 2020: There are 134,293 confirmed cases in Canada.