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Canada nears end to long, tortuous search for military rescue planes

Canada nears end to long, tortuous search for military rescue planes

OTTAWA — Canada's long search for new rescue planes for the military is nearly over as the federal government showed off the first of 16 new aircraft on Canadian soil Friday. The unveiling at Canadian Forces Base Comox, B.C.
Eleven jurors find man guilty of murder after juror with COVID-19 symptoms excused

Eleven jurors find man guilty of murder after juror with COVID-19 symptoms excused

WINNIPEG — A 23-year-old man has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of a Winnipeg foster home manager. An eleven-person jury reached the verdict against Kane Moar for the fatal Dec. 17, 2018, attack on Ricardo Hibi.
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): --- 7:35 p.m. Alberta's chief medical officer of health says the province is not in a second wave of COVID-19 despite increased daily case numbers in recent weeks. Dr.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 24

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 24

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:14 p.m. EDT on Sept. 24, 2020: There are 149,094 confirmed cases in Canada.
Haddad back on ballot for Greens after pointing out party hypocrisy

Haddad back on ballot for Greens after pointing out party hypocrisy

OTTAWA — Montreal immigration lawyer Meryam Haddad issued a mic-drop rebuttal after she was briefly expelled from the Green party leadership race this week for allegedly endorsing a "rival" provincial party in the British Columbia election.
Spectre of COVID-19 second wave looms as Quebec urges limited social gatherings

Spectre of COVID-19 second wave looms as Quebec urges limited social gatherings

Quebecers are being urged to limit their social contact and Ontario is trying to get a handle on its testing backlog, while Alberta's top doctor says she doesn't believe a second wave of COVID-19 and tougher restrictions are foregone conclusions.
NDP edges toward supporting Liberal minority after changes to COVID-19 benefits

NDP edges toward supporting Liberal minority after changes to COVID-19 benefits

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's minority Liberal government appears poised to survive a confidence vote on its throne speech after introducing legislation Thursday aimed at securing NDP support.
Ontario's new testing strategy highlights complexities of second wave: experts

Ontario's new testing strategy highlights complexities of second wave: experts

Ontario's overhaul of its COVID-19 testing strategy to focus on symptomatic and high-risk individuals highlights the fact that lessons still need to be learned as the country grapples with a second wave, public health experts said Thursday.
Allegations of sexual harassment in Manitoba civil service substantiated: report

Allegations of sexual harassment in Manitoba civil service substantiated: report

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government says there’s been an increase in investigations into sexual harassment complaints made by civil service employees and 20 allegations have been substantiated.
Legislation to set five-year climate targets highest priority this fall: Wilkinson

Legislation to set five-year climate targets highest priority this fall: Wilkinson

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says he plans to move quickly this fall to set legislated targets to cut Canada's greenhouse gas emissions that go even further than what has already been promised.