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News: Canada

Jean-Yves Le Drian in Mali, first visit since the coup d'état

Sunday  05:05,   25 october 2020

© SAFIN HAMED / AFP The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian. The French Minister of Foreign Affairs is going to Mali this Sunday for a two-day visit. This is the first visit by a French civil authority since the coup d'état of August... >>>

Armenian MP says conflict with Azerbaijan could become a ‘global catastrophe.’ Here’s why

Sunday  04:30,   25 october 2020

The conflict escalated again on Sept. 27, when Nagorno-Karabakh officials said 16 military members and several civilians had been killed in heavy clashes not seen in several years. Both Armenia and Azerbaijan are backed by powerful foreign actors,... >>>

UCP closes out AGM with questions from members in 'bearpit' session

Sunday  04:30,   25 october 2020

The United Conservative Party’s (UCP) annual general meeting wrapped up on Saturday after two weekends’ worth of governance and policy debates with presentations by the premier, his ministers and conservative guests. Saturday’s virtual programming... >>>

Treaty Six Grand Chief joins call for RCMP commissioner's resignation

Sunday  03:41,   25 october 2020

Chief Billy Morin of Enoch Cree Nation reiterated First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde's call for the resignation of RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki in a rally in Edmonton on Saturday. Around 200 people gathered in front of the RCMP... >>>

Canada’s COVID-19 infections surpass 213,000 as Ontario breaks record in new cases

Sunday  02:41,   25 october 2020

To date, a total of 213,739 people have been infected with the virus, while 9,922 have since succumbed to it. Read more: How many Canadians have the new coronavirus? Total number of confirmed cases by region A total of 179,363 patients have also... >>>

Season of change

Sunday  02:41,   25 october 2020

His dark pickup truck slows and bumps across the train tracks heading out of Churchill towards the river. Mayor Mike Spence is driving out to the neighbourhood on the river’s east bank known as the Flats, where he grew up. “It was the best place to... >>>

Coronavirus: Clashes in Naples between the police and hundreds of young people opposed to the curfew

Sunday  01:55,   25 october 2020

A new confinement could occur in the coming days © salvatore Laporta / IPA / I / SIPA Clashes have opposed anti-cover protesters fire and police in Naples on October 23, 2020 ITALY - A new confinement could occur in the coming days Clashes between... >>>

O'Toole tells Alberta UCP AGM Liberals were "late and confused" on COVID response

Sunday  01:42,   25 october 2020

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole says Alberta has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic better than the federal government. O'Toole addressed the provincial United Conservative Party's annual general meeting by livestream from Ottawa. He... >>>

O'Toole tells Alberta UCP AGM Liberals were "late and confused" on COVID response

Sunday  01:42,   25 october 2020

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole says Alberta has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic better than the federal government. O'Toole addressed the provincial United Conservative Party's annual general meeting by livestream from Ottawa. He... >>>

Coronavirus. More than 45,000 new cases in 24 hours in France, the pressure is increasing in shea

Sunday  01:40,   25 october 2020

© HOPITAL BICHAT AP - HP / ANNE CHAON / AFP 2,500 people with the coronavirus are currently in intensive care. Here the intensive care unit of the Bichat hospital in Paris, March 13, 2020. For the third consecutive day, the record of contaminations >>>

Lewandowski's change: is he breaking the bomber record?

Sunday  01:30,   25 october 2020

Robert Lewandowski sets the next record with a three-pack. But what is amazing is what Hansi Flick reveals about his striker. © Provided by sport1.de Lewandowski's change: is he breaking the bomber record? Hans Flick was asked at the end of the... >>>

Federal representative hopes to ease tensions in Nova Scotia lobster dispute

Sunday  00:26,   25 october 2020

HALIFAX — The man tasked with lowering the temperature in a heated dispute over Nova Scotia lobster says he has a deeply personal relationship with the coastal area that has seen the most violence. “This one is right in my backyard,” Allister... >>>

Top doctor warns that severe illness likely to rise, trailing spike in COVID-19 cases

Saturday  23:16,   24 october 2020

Canada's top physician says she fears the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths may increase in the coming weeks as the second wave continues to drive the national death toll toward 10,000. Chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam... >>>

WestJet to provide refunds, not just credits, for flights cancelled due to pandemic

Saturday  23:16,   24 october 2020

WestJet says it will begin providing refunds to passengers whose flights were cancelled due to the pandemic. The Calgary-based airline said it will begin contacting all eligible flyers with WestJet and Swoop on Nov. 2. It will begin with those whose >>>

Six Nations council calls for land claim talks with Ontario and Ottawa amid tensions

Saturday  23:16,   24 october 2020

The elected council of an Ontario first nation at the heart of an Indigenous land dispute called for calm on Saturday following escalating tensions between police and demonstrators at a proposed housing development site. Road closures were in effect >>>