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B.C. expands COVID-19 restrictions, orders masks in public spaces as virus surges

B.C. expands COVID-19 restrictions, orders masks in public spaces as virus surges

VICTORIA — British Columbia is making it mandatory to wear masks in public spaces, while social interactions will be under new restrictions until Dec. 7 because of a surge in COVID-19 cases. Provincial health officer Dr.
Jury in murder trial of N.B. shooter ends third day of deliberations without verdict

Jury in murder trial of N.B. shooter ends third day of deliberations without verdict

FREDERICTON — The jury at the trial of Fredericton mass shooter Matthew Raymond has ended its third day of deliberations without a verdict.
Border officer can't recall where idea to collect Meng's phone passcodes came from

Border officer can't recall where idea to collect Meng's phone passcodes came from

VANCOUVER — The border officer who led the examination of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou at Vancouver's airport before her arrest two years ago says he can't recall whose idea it was to collect the passcodes to her phones. Sowmith Katragadda told a B.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 7 p.m.
Quebec proposes 'moral contract' for holidays; provinces toughen restrictions

Quebec proposes 'moral contract' for holidays; provinces toughen restrictions

Quebec's premier has proposed a "moral contract" that would allow for holiday get-togethers, while Manitoba further tightened COVID-19 restrictions and Ontario's premier hinted tougher measures are coming.

OPP officer and civilian dead after shooting on Manitoulin Island

A long-time provincial police officer was killed Thursday in a shooting that also left a civilian dead in the tight-knit community of Manitoulin Island in Ontario's Georgian Bay. The officer has been identified as Const.
Judge to rule Dec. 15 in rape case of former entertainment mogul Gilbert Rozon

Judge to rule Dec. 15 in rape case of former entertainment mogul Gilbert Rozon

MONTREAL — The rape trial of former entertainment mogul Gilbert Rozon concluded Thursday with the Crown's final arguments, with the judge set to render her verdict on Dec. 15.

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

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:20 p.m. EST on Nov. 19, 2020: There are 315,753 confirmed cases in Canada.
Alek Minassian tells doctors different stories on motives for van attack, court hears

Alek Minassian tells doctors different stories on motives for van attack, court hears

TORONTO — Notoriety and fear of failing at a new job were the motives behind the van attack on innocent pedestrians on a busy Toronto sidewalk two years ago, court heard Thursday.
Singh calls for end to for-profit long-term care homes owned by government

Singh calls for end to for-profit long-term care homes owned by government

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and union officials are calling on the federal government to put a stop to its role in for-profit long-term care homes, where deadly COVID-19 outbreaks are worsening as the second wave of the pandemic takes hold.