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Nunavut members of the legislature choose new cabinet minister

Nunavut members of the legislature choose new cabinet minister

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Members of the legislature in Nunavut have picked one of their colleagues to join cabinet after voting out a minister last week.
Canadians need to cut contacts by a quarter to control COVID-19 outbreak: Tam

Canadians need to cut contacts by a quarter to control COVID-19 outbreak: Tam

New federal projections suggest that Canadians need to cut a quarter of their contacts to keep the COVID-19 outbreak under control, as several provinces wrestle with how far their lockdown measures should go to reinforce that message.
Federal parties rake in millions despite pandemic

Federal parties rake in millions despite pandemic

OTTAWA — The COVID-19 pandemic hasn't stopped federal political parties from raking in millions of dollars in donations.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday Oct. 30, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:04 p.m. EDT on Oct. 30, 2020: There are 231,726 confirmed cases in Canada.
Conservatives must take inequality seriously, O'Toole says

Conservatives must take inequality seriously, O'Toole says

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole took aim Friday at what he called financial elites, saying his own party needs to take inequality more seriously and to support ongoing emergency aid.
Yukon health officer reports first COVID-19 death

Yukon health officer reports first COVID-19 death

WHITEHORSE — Yukon has reported its first death from COVID-19 after an outbreak in the small community of Watson Lake. Chief medical health officer Dr. Brendan Hanley said Friday the person who died was "older" and had underlying health conditions.
Border officer testifies he didn't suggest Meng was obligated to share passcodes

Border officer testifies he didn't suggest Meng was obligated to share passcodes

VANCOUVER — A border officer denies he led Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou to believe she was required to share the passcodes to her phones when he asked for them before her arrest two years ago.
Canada seeks to increase immigration over next three years even as pandemic rages on

Canada seeks to increase immigration over next three years even as pandemic rages on

OTTAWA — Canada is seeking to admit upwards of 1.2 million new permanent residents in the next three years, a target the federal government says is crucial to the post-pandemic economic recovery.

"Callous and cowardly:" Alberta woman who shot husband sentenced to 18 years

EDMONTON — An Alberta woman who admitted to shooting her husband and dumping his body in a slough has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.
'Have to get things under control:' Manitoba brings back tougher COVID restrictions

'Have to get things under control:' Manitoba brings back tougher COVID restrictions

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is ordering many businesses to close, limiting hospital visits and capping attendance at religious services after a record daily increase in COVID-19 cases. The province reported 480 new infections Friday.