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News: Canada

Football Canada to stage summit with the aim of helping grow the game nationally

Thursday  22:20,   01 october 2020

TORONTO — It's dramatically impacted tackle football in Canada, but Jim Mullin feels the COVID-19 pandemic gives national organizers a chance to identify and address the challenges facing the game. On Thursday, Football Canada unveiled plans to... >>>

Greens say fundraising error is less than $10K but Murray camp is not so sure

Thursday  22:20,   01 october 2020

OTTAWA — The Green Party of Canada says the amount of money accidentally deposited with the party rather than Glen Murray's leadership campaign adds up to less than $10,000. Murray says he is not yet convinced the damage stops there but credits... >>>

Nearly every single Halifax-area public school has too much lead in its drinking water

Thursday  22:15,   01 october 2020

Data released by the provincial government this week reveals that the majority of public schools in Nova Scotia have too much lead in their water.Of the region's 141 schools, 87 per cent or 123 schools had unsafe levels of lead flowing from at least >>>

PSG: Marquinhos and Parisian reactions after the draw

Thursday  21:47,   01 october 2020

Paris Saint-Germain will challenge Manchester United, Leipzig and Istanbul Basaksehir in the group stage of the Champions League. Find the reactions of Parisian players after this draw. © Supplied by Football 365 Marquinhos, symbol of going beyond... >>>

Federal Liberals revive bill that seeks to outlaw forced LGBTQ conversion therapy

Thursday  21:35,   01 october 2020

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals have reintroduced a bill that would ban forcing children or adults to undergo therapy aimed at altering their sexual orientation or gender identity. The government had previously introduced the legislation in March,... >>>

AEK Athens - VfL Wolfsburg | The official lineups

Thursday  21:30,   01 october 2020

VfL Wolfsburg have to play in the Europa League at AEK Athens on Thursday evening. In the playoff duel, the wolves in Greece are about to make it into the group stage. This is how the two teams run: © Provided by 90min This is how VfL starts in the >>>

Airline unions call on Ottawa for $7 billion in loans for ailing industry

Thursday  21:25,   01 october 2020

Labour leaders are calling on Ottawa to provide immediate financial aid and rapid viral testing to an airline industry devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The heads of two pilots' unions and Unifor asked the federal government on Thursday to... >>>

Infrastructure bank to invest $10 billion in priority areas for pandemic recovery

Thursday  21:20,   01 october 2020

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau outlined Thursday how the Canada Infrastructure Bank intends to invest $10 billion in projects meant to create 60,000 jobs and contribute to the fight against climate change. "We will continue to do what it... >>>

COVID-19 Update: Feds launch $10B infrastructure plan | 153 new cases, one new death | Another unit under outbreak at Foothills

Thursday  21:20,   01 october 2020

Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, Catherine McKenna, joins Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in announcing new $10B Infrastructure plan. McKenna says there are "real opportunities to have transformative investments that show the ambition that... >>>

COVID-19 Update: Feds launch $10B infrastructure plan | 153 new cases, one new death | Another unit under outbreak at Foothills

Thursday  21:20,   01 october 2020

With news on COVID-19 happening rapidly, we’ve created this page to bring you our latest stories and information on the outbreak in and around Calgary. What’s happening now The province reported Wednesday 153 new cases on 14,071 tests and one... >>>

Coronavirus LIVE: Olivier Véran will speak on the epidemic from 6 p.m.

Thursday  21:15,   01 october 2020

Video: Left the hospital, Navalny will continue his convalescence in Germany (AFP) Your browser does not support this video Follow in Live the weekly update on the epidemic of the Minister of Health © Eliot Blondet / AP / SIPA The Minister of... >>>

James Bond 25: Billie Eilish's song looks even sadder in the new music video

Thursday  20:40,   01 october 2020

We have known the song for Daniel Craig's final James Bond mission for a few months. Now singer Billie Eilish presents the matching music video. © Universal Pictures James Bond 25: Billie Eilish's song looks even sadder in the new music video The... >>>

Trudeau pledges $10B he says will create 60K jobs in infrastructure, clean tech

Thursday  20:30,   01 october 2020

Among the priority areas are agricultural infrastructure in Western Canada and broadband to expand access to high-speed internet service across the country.Trudeau laid out broad strokes of the new spending plan in a press conference alongside... >>>

Air Canada orders first batch of 25,000 rapid COVID-19 testing kits

Thursday  20:26,   01 october 2020

Air Canada has ordered 25,000 testing kits that can detect COVID-19 in someone in as little as five minutes, a key hurdle for an industry that's desperately trying to make it safe and possible for travellers to fly again. The first batch of... >>>

16 new COVID-19 deaths in Quebec as province's largest cities enter partial lockdown

Thursday  20:26,   01 october 2020

Quebec is reporting 16 new deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus as its two biggest cities enter a partial lockdown. Health officials said today two deaths occurred in the past 24 hours, 12 occurred between Sept. 24-29 and two took place before >>>