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NDP's Singh not itching to force an election, focused on getting help for Canadians

NDP's Singh not itching to force an election, focused on getting help for Canadians

OTTAWA — New Democrat Leader Jagmeet Singh says he’s not interested in forcing a federal election with a second wave of COVID-19 looming, if he can work with the Liberals to bring much-needed help to struggling Canadians.
Lobster protests: Nova Scotia RCMP arrest two at wharf in Weymouth

Lobster protests: Nova Scotia RCMP arrest two at wharf in Weymouth

WEYMOUTH, N.S. — Two people face assault charges after being arrested Friday at a wharf in western Nova Scotia, where there were reports of ugly confrontations over a First Nation's commercial lobster fishing operation.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 18

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 18

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:59 p.m. EDT on Sept. 18, 2020: There are 141,911 confirmed cases in Canada.
Man charged in Toronto stabbing, police say; mosque calls for hate crime probe

Man charged in Toronto stabbing, police say; mosque calls for hate crime probe

TORONTO — An arrest has been made in the death of a man who was fatally stabbed outside a Toronto mosque, police said Friday as the religious group called for the murder to be investigated as a hate crime. Insp.

Islanders rally to help community rocked by disappearance of teens at sea

ALBERTON, P.E.I. — People from across Prince Edward Island were doing what they could to support volunteers desperately searching for two 17-year-old boys missing after their small boat capsized Wednesday night off the coast of Prince Edward Island.
Montreal should restrict police use of facial recognition technology: councillor

Montreal should restrict police use of facial recognition technology: councillor

MONTREAL — A Montreal city councillor said he will introduce a motion next week to restrict the use of facial recognition and other "invasive" surveillance technologies by city police.
Provinces crack down as COVID-19 cases soar across much of Canada

Provinces crack down as COVID-19 cases soar across much of Canada

Rapid increases in new COVID-19 cases could quickly spiral out of control, public health officials said Friday as some provinces continued to impose new and tougher measures to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Forecast models show hurricane Teddy could hit Maritimes next week

Forecast models show hurricane Teddy could hit Maritimes next week

HALIFAX — The Canadian Hurricane Centre's top meteorologist is suggesting the combination of hurricane Teddy and a continuing pandemic should prompt Maritimers to plan well ahead for potential power outages.
Lake Babine Nation signs deal with Ottawa and British Columbia

Lake Babine Nation signs deal with Ottawa and British Columbia

VICTORIA — The British Columbia and federal governments have signed an agreement with the Lake Babine Nation that Chief Gordon Alec says will help lead to its prosperity.
Billions more for health care tops premiers' wish list for throne speech

Billions more for health care tops premiers' wish list for throne speech

OTTAWA — Canada's premiers unanimously demanded Friday that the federal government fork over at least $28 billion more each year for health care, among other big-ticket items on their wish list for next week's throne speech.