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The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6 p.m. Alberta is reporting 1,584 new COVID-19 cases, but no new deaths. It's the fourth straight day the province has announced a record-breaking number of new cases.
Trudeau joins G20 in promising COVID-19 aid to poor nations, rejecting protectionism

Trudeau joins G20 in promising COVID-19 aid to poor nations, rejecting protectionism

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined leaders from the world’s 20 richest nations on Sunday in a promise to work together to keep trade flowing, fight climate change and provide COVID-19 vaccines to poor countries.
Canada's top public health officer urges COVID-19 caution ahead of holiday season

Canada's top public health officer urges COVID-19 caution ahead of holiday season

Canada's top public health officer says the best way to ensure a safe holiday season during the COVID-19 pandemic is to limit gatherings and only go out for essentials.
Exclusion of mental illness in assisted dying-bill slammed by psychiatrists

Exclusion of mental illness in assisted dying-bill slammed by psychiatrists

OTTAWA — The federal bill revising the rules on medically assisted death in Canada has raised the ire of the Canadian Psychiatric Association over the proposed law's explicit rejection of mental illness as grounds for ending a patient's life.
Canada's first Indigenous-led coast guard auxiliary patrols B.C.'s rugged coast

Canada's first Indigenous-led coast guard auxiliary patrols B.C.'s rugged coast

VICTORIA — The winds were gusting at 110 kilometres per hour and huge waves were ripping boats from their moorings in Bella Bella, B.C., as a report came in of an overturned vessel with at least one person missing.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize was claimed by a ticket holder in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Nov.
COVID-19 cases keep surging in Canada as four provinces report new one-day highs

COVID-19 cases keep surging in Canada as four provinces report new one-day highs

OTTAWA — Four provinces reported new highs for daily COVID-19 infections on Saturday as the virus continued its siege on some of the country's most vulnerable areas.
More provinces sign up for rent benefit as Liberals set up promised housing council

More provinces sign up for rent benefit as Liberals set up promised housing council

OTTAWA — Seven provinces have signed on to a federal rent assistance program created as part of the national housing strategy, newly released documents show.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:31 p.m. EST on Nov. 21, 2020: There are 325,711 confirmed cases in Canada.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:30 p.m. Alberta has set a new record for its number of new COVID-19 cases for the third straight day.