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'Won't be gathering for Thanksgiving:' Trudeau says COVID-19 2nd wave underway

'Won't be gathering for Thanksgiving:' Trudeau says COVID-19 2nd wave underway

TORONTO — A dramatic tripling of daily new cases of COVID-19 in the past month, mostly among young people, has prompted the prime minister to declare the arrival of the second wave of the pandemic and that Canadians likely won't be able to gather for
Liberal effort to reset policy agenda panned by rivals as too much talk, not action

Liberal effort to reset policy agenda panned by rivals as too much talk, not action

OTTAWA — The minority Liberal government unveiled sweeping goals Wednesday to expand or extend supports for Canadians from nearly every sector of society in a throne speech billed as their “ambitious plan for an unprecedented reality.
Local artist creates Gord Downie portrait out of pennies

Local artist creates Gord Downie portrait out of pennies

An Airdrie artist’s portrait of Canadian singer Gord Downie started out as a labour of fandom but has drawn attention from across the country and around the world.
WestJet to offer free 'COVID-19 travel insurance' to Mexico, the Caribbean and European destinations

WestJet to offer free 'COVID-19 travel insurance' to Mexico, the Caribbean and European destinations

Coverage will be automatically applied at no additional charge to eligible guests at the time of purchase for travel until Aug. 31, 2021 for up to 21 days.
Aurora reports $3.3 billion loss for full year, $1.86 billion for Q4

Aurora reports $3.3 billion loss for full year, $1.86 billion for Q4

Chief financial officer Glen Ibbott blamed much of the company's troubles on consumer cannabis net revenue falling nine per cent
Rail Safety Week emphasizes caution around tracks

Rail Safety Week emphasizes caution around tracks

With four major roadways intersecting the railway, residents are reminded to stay safe when crossing the tracks. Sept.
Public health officials urge Canadians to limit contacts again as COVID-19 cases rise

Public health officials urge Canadians to limit contacts again as COVID-19 cases rise

OTTAWA — Canada will see a dramatic resurgence of COVID-19 cases unless people limit contact with others in coming days, the country's chief public health officer warns. Dr.
RCMP investigating after far-right groups disrupt anti-racism rally in Alberta

RCMP investigating after far-right groups disrupt anti-racism rally in Alberta

RED DEER, Alta. — RCMP are investigating after far-right protesters disrupted what was to be a peaceful anti-racism rally in central Alberta last weekend, but local advocacy groups say officers should have been better prepared to stop the violence.
Throne speech to talk short-, and long-term plans as cases rise, prompting PM address

Throne speech to talk short-, and long-term plans as cases rise, prompting PM address

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals' throne speech Wednesday is to lay out plans for child care, health care, affordable housing and navigating the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. The speech, crafted by the governing party but delivered by Gov.
New this week: 'Enola Holmes,' Public Enemy and Bonnaroo

New this week: 'Enola Holmes,' Public Enemy and Bonnaroo

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.