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News: Canada

Throne speech to talk short-, and long-term plans as cases rise, prompting PM address

Wednesday  04:26,   23 september 2020

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals' throne speech Wednesday is to lay out plans for child care, health care, affordable housing and navigating the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. The speech, crafted by the governing party but delivered by... >>>

Canada sees 1,241 new coronavirus cases as worries of a second wave grow

Wednesday  04:26,   23 september 2020

Provincial health authorities also said six more people had died after contracting COVID-19. The country's death toll now stands at 9,234. Read more: Coronavirus numbers are surging in Canada. But who’s getting sick and why? The new infections... >>>

MLB, MLBPA's commitment to Players Alliance is an investment, not a donation

Wednesday  04:26,   23 september 2020

This is a column by Morgan Campbell, who writes opinion for CBC Sports. For more information about CBC's Opinion section, please see the FAQ. Let's examine some ways baseball loses African-American talent. Former Blue Jay and current... >>>

B.C.'s top doctor says she's received abuse, death threats during COVID-19 response

Wednesday  03:25,   23 september 2020

British Columbia's top doctor says she's received death threats in her role as a public figure during the COVID-19 pandemic. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says she's had to have security in her home and has been targeted... >>>

Coronavirus numbers are surging in Canada. But who’s getting sick and why?

Wednesday  03:25,   23 september 2020

The latest available data from the Public Health Agency of Canada showed 56.6 per cent of those who tested positive for the virus were younger than 50 years old. People aged 20-29 accounted for "the largest proportion of cases," the agency said in... >>>

Quebec police officers don’t need to wear masks during traffic stops, officials say

Wednesday  03:21,   23 september 2020

Would you want a police officer to be wearing a mask if you got pulled over?"What we're doing is we're really following public health rules, the way they told us intervene," said Chief Insp. Guy Lapointe, the Sureté du Quebec's (SQ) director of... >>>

Paris: a man found dead, tortured with a drill, in the 19th arrondissement

Wednesday  03:00,   23 september 2020

© LP The police discovered a bloodbath: the victim had his hands, feet and ears pierced by a drill . (Illustration.) It is a particularly sordid and mysterious crime scene that the investigators of the 2nd district of the Paris judicial police... >>>

Premier League: the return of the public to the stadiums will have to wait

Wednesday  02:25,   23 september 2020

© Panoramic British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Tuesday that the return of the public to the stadiums would not take place at the beginning of October as expected, due to the upsurge of the coronavirus pandemic in the country. “We... >>>

Trudeau to address the nation on COVID-19 fight Wednesday evening

Wednesday  02:15,   23 september 2020

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will address the nation tomorrow evening at 6:30 p.m. ET after the speech from the throne lays out the government's plan to deal with the pandemic and the economic recovery. Trudeau asked the major television... >>>

Throne speech to talk short-, and long-term plans as cases rise, prompting PM address

Wednesday  02:15,   23 september 2020

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals' throne speech Wednesday is to lay out plans for child care, health care, affordable housing and navigating the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. The speech, crafted by the governing party but delivered by... >>>

Supreme Court hears arguments for and against ending the carbon tax

Wednesday  02:15,   23 september 2020

Lawyers representing the federal and some provincial governments made their cases before Canada's highest court today for keeping or killing the carbon tax — the cornerstone of the Trudeau government's climate agenda. For the first hearing... >>>

Hurricane Teddy advances and majority support mask-wearing: In The News for Sept. 22

Wednesday  01:16,   23 september 2020

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. 22 What we are watching in Canada Ontario is expected to announce its COVID-19 fall... >>>

Alberta RCMP investigating after far-right groups confront anti-racism rally-goers

Wednesday  01:16,   23 september 2020

RED DEER, Alta. — RCMP in Alberta say they are investigating after an anti-racism rally in Red Deer turned violent on the weekend. News footage from CityTV Edmonton shows counter-protesters shoving demonstrators who had gathered to denounce racism,... >>>

Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of the Liberal government's carbon tax

Wednesday  01:11,   23 september 2020

OTTAWA — Supreme Court justices pushed lawyers from Saskatchewan and Ontario hard Tuesday, demanding to know how Canada can help stop climate change if any single province chooses not to help. But several of the justices also raised concerns that... >>>

COMMENTARY: Canadians want throne speech to focus on current problems, not ‘big picture’ ideas

Wednesday  01:10,   23 september 2020

Justin Trudeau hinted at a throne speech with big ideas. But polling shows Canadians are more focused on fighting the pandemic and its economic effects, Darrell Bricker says.Wednesday’s throne speech is unusual because the Trudeau Liberals were... >>>