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The latest news on COVID 19 developments in Canada on Nov. 24, 2020

The latest news on COVID 19 developments in Canada on Nov. 24, 2020

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 7:38 p.m. British Columbia is reporting 941 new cases of COVID-19 today, along with 10 deaths. Health officials say there are 7,732 active cases along with 248 hospitalizations.

B.C. court hears accused charged with toddler's murder had capacity of a child

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia Appeal Court should consider the finding of a judge who determined in 1983 that a 17-year-old youth accused of murder had the cognitive abilities of a 10- to 12-year-old child, a defence lawyer says.
Canada Energy Regulator projects there may be no need for Trans Mountain expansion

Canada Energy Regulator projects there may be no need for Trans Mountain expansion

OTTAWA — A new report from the Canada Energy Regulator projects that if Canada strengthens its climate policies to cut more greenhouse-gas emissions, it could eliminate the need for both the Trans Mountain expansion and the new Keystone XL pipeline.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:21 p.m. EST on Nov. 24, 2020: There are 341,503 confirmed cases in Canada.
'Watching very closely': Blood services watching for impact from COVID-19 second wave

'Watching very closely': Blood services watching for impact from COVID-19 second wave

CALGARY — Canadian Blood Services is closely watching the second wave of COVID-19 to make sure the national blood supply remains secure.
Families of 737 Max crash victims say plane is still unsafe, demand public inquiry

Families of 737 Max crash victims say plane is still unsafe, demand public inquiry

OTTAWA, Ill. — Families of Canadians killed in the Boeing 737 Max crash say the plane remains unsafe and should stay grounded, despite being cleared for takeoff by regulators in the United States.
Keystone XL not the same project John Kerry nixed in 2015, Canada's U.S. envoy says

Keystone XL not the same project John Kerry nixed in 2015, Canada's U.S. envoy says

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President-elect Joe Biden's new climate envoy may be the same person who nixed the Keystone XL pipeline expansion in 2015, but the project itself has evolved significantly since then, Canada's U.S. ambassador said Tuesday.
Nova Scotia imposes tough restrictions on Halifax after 37 new COVID cases reported

Nova Scotia imposes tough restrictions on Halifax after 37 new COVID cases reported

HALIFAX — Atlantic Canada's largest city will be subject to sweeping restrictions that stop just short of a full lockdown for the next two weeks as the province moves to head off a continuing surge in COVID-19 infections.
Assisted-death bill sends wrong message to Indigenous people, advocates say

Assisted-death bill sends wrong message to Indigenous people, advocates say

OTTAWA — Assisted-dying legislation sends the wrong message to Indigenous communities, advocates said Tuesday as voices opposed to the bill continued to ring out on Parliament Hill.
'These spaces are lifelines:' Nunavut lockdown leaves some with nowhere to go

'These spaces are lifelines:' Nunavut lockdown leaves some with nowhere to go

IQALUIT — Caribou stew simmers on a stove top while a staff member chops vegetables in an empty dining room, the sounds of his blade echoing off the walls as it hits the cutting board.