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Thousands of new COVID-19 cases in central Canada; Manitoba's case count stays high

Thousands of new COVID-19 cases in central Canada; Manitoba's case count stays high

Ontario and Quebec are both reporting more than one thousand new COVID-19 cases, while farther west in Manitoba, officials again reported hundreds of new cases as its capital city gets set for tighter restrictions.
N.S. Mi'kmaq chiefs demand stop of alleged federal plans to seize lobster traps

N.S. Mi'kmaq chiefs demand stop of alleged federal plans to seize lobster traps

HALIFAX — A group of Nova Scotia Indigenous leaders has levelled harassment allegations at the federal government over an ongoing moderate livelihood fishery dispute, accusing the department responsible for fisheries of planning to seize gear from lo
Families prepare for pandemic-era Halloween with public health restrictions in place

Families prepare for pandemic-era Halloween with public health restrictions in place

TORONTO — Canadian families mixed long-standing traditions with new, pandemic-ready rituals on Saturday as they tried to celebrate a festive occasion while keeping themselves and their children safe from the risks of COVID-19.
Soldier dies during training exercise on Alberta military base: defence department

Soldier dies during training exercise on Alberta military base: defence department

A Canadian soldier died Saturday after being shot during a training exercise at a military base in Alberta.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday Oct. 31, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:22 p.m. EDT on Oct. 31, 2020: There are 234,511 confirmed cases in Canada.
Canada crawling toward AI regulatory regime, but experts say reform is urgent

Canada crawling toward AI regulatory regime, but experts say reform is urgent

OTTAWA — On Thursday, privacy watchdogs revealed that five million images of shoppers' faces were collected without their consent at a dozen of Canada's most popular malls.

Quebec player wins Friday night's $55 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — A ticket holder in Quebec won Friday night's $55 million Lotto Max jackpot. There were also five MaxMillion prizes of $1 million each up for grabs, and two of them were claimed by lottery players in Quebec and British Columbia. Another B.C.
Passcode sharing with RCMP 'heart wrenching' personal error: Border officer

Passcode sharing with RCMP 'heart wrenching' personal error: Border officer

VANCOUVER — A Canadian border officer says Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou's phone passcodes were shared with the RCMP two years ago through a personal blunder, not a plot between law enforcement agencies to thwart privacy laws.
B.C. casino didn't always fulfil reporting rules for cash buy-ins, inquiry hears

B.C. casino didn't always fulfil reporting rules for cash buy-ins, inquiry hears

VANCOUVER — The inquiry into money laundering has heard British Columbia's largest casino didn't always comply with reporting requirements on large cash buy-ins as suspicious transactions became increasingly common a decade ago.
'He was so sick,' says daughter of Saskatoon man who committed suicide in hospital

'He was so sick,' says daughter of Saskatoon man who committed suicide in hospital

REGINA — Allan Landrie died alone on the floor of a locked hospital washroom that nobody opened for more than three days.