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John Horgan says he will work across party lines to find ideas that work for B.C.

John Horgan says he will work across party lines to find ideas that work for B.C.

VANCOUVER — Premier John Horgan says his majority New Democrat government is open to exploring new ideas that can help shape British Columbia regardless of their political or geographic origins. B.C.

Immunity task force chair says Tories' proposed probe will hurt pandemic response

OTTAWA — The co-chair of the federal government’s COVID-19 immunity task force has spoken out against a proposed probe of the Liberals' handling of the pandemic, saying such a wide-ranging investigation now could do more harm than good.
Canadian provinces hardest hit by COVID-19 reach sobering milestones

Canadian provinces hardest hit by COVID-19 reach sobering milestones

MONTREAL — The Canadian provinces hardest hit by the global COVID-19 pandemic released sobering numbers on Sunday, with Quebec's overall case count passing the 100,000 mark and Ontario registering more than 1,000 single-day cases for the first time s

Quebec reaches more than 100,000 total cases of COVID-19

MONTREAL — Quebec reached more than 100,000 total cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, becoming the first province in Canada to hit the somber milestone since the pandemic began in March.
Nova Scotia Mi'kmaq chief casts doubt on Ottawa's bid to quell violence over lobster

Nova Scotia Mi'kmaq chief casts doubt on Ottawa's bid to quell violence over lobster

HALIFAX — The First Nations chief behind a small but contentious fishing fleet trapping Nova Scotia lobster outside the regulated season raised concerns on Sunday about Ottawa's latest bid to quell violent protests by non-Indigenous agitators.
Feds urged to act as data suggests COVID-19 making it hard for veterans to get help

Feds urged to act as data suggests COVID-19 making it hard for veterans to get help

OTTAWA — The federal government is being criticized for not doing enough to help disabled veterans as new figures appear to confirm fears that COVID-19 has made it more difficult for them to apply for financial assistance.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 3:59 p.m. EDT on Oct. 25, 2020: There are 216,103 confirmed cases in Canada.
Move to Canada? A pipe dream for some Americans is a parachute for Canadian expats

Move to Canada? A pipe dream for some Americans is a parachute for Canadian expats

WASHINGTON, Wash. — When people in the United States talk about moving to Canada to escape four more years of Donald Trump, it's usually either a punchline or a pipe dream. Ask some of the roughly 800,000 Canadians who live in the U.S.
Ontario records more than 1,000 new daily COVID-19 cases for first time

Ontario records more than 1,000 new daily COVID-19 cases for first time

The next week in Ontario's battle with the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic will be crucial, an infections diseases expert said Sunday after the province reported more than 1,000 daily cases for the first time since the start of the global outbre

Commons showdown highlights tension between politics and science

OTTAWA — Monday's vote on a Conservative motion to launch an in-depth review of the Liberal government's COVID-19 response highlights a key challenge of pandemic politics: how to hold a government accountable for decisions based on science, when the