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Party leaders in Saskatchewan focus on spending in civil election debate

Party leaders in Saskatchewan focus on spending in civil election debate

REGINA — Party leaders in Saskatchewan stuck to their talking points in a largely civil election debate Wednesday night that was free of major fireworks and focused on the COVID-19 crisis and spending.
The Forces' most famous tweeter and Genghis Khan exhibit: In The News for Oct. 15

The Forces' most famous tweeter and Genghis Khan exhibit: In The News for Oct. 15

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 15. What we are watching in Canada ... Trust. Capt.
Lobster catch destroyed, vehicle burned as tension rises over Indigenous fishery

Lobster catch destroyed, vehicle burned as tension rises over Indigenous fishery

HALIFAX — A First Nations chief appealed Wednesday for calm and an increased police presence after an angry non-Indigenous crowd damaged two Nova Scotia lobster facilities that handle catches from Mi'kmaq fishers.
B.C. Supreme Court tosses parents' challenge of province's school reopening plans

B.C. Supreme Court tosses parents' challenge of province's school reopening plans

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — A British Columbia Supreme Court judge has dismissed an application by two parents who wanted the province to implement tougher COVID-19 safety measures before schools reopened last month.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:23 p.m. EDT on Oct. 14, 2020: There are 189,385 confirmed cases in Canada.
Supreme Court decision paves way for Lascaris libel action against B'nai Brith

Supreme Court decision paves way for Lascaris libel action against B'nai Brith

OTTAWA — A Supreme Court of Canada decision gives lawyer and human-rights advocate Dimitri Lascaris the green light to pursue a libel action against a national Jewish group.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): --- 6:12 p.m. Health officials in B.C. are reporting 158 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday. No one else has died from the illness, leaving the province’s death toll at 250.
B.C. man pleads guilty, says he killed four people who picked on his ex-wife

B.C. man pleads guilty, says he killed four people who picked on his ex-wife

KELOWNA, B.C. — A man who pleaded guilty to four murders last year in Penticton, B.C., told a judge Wednesday he intended to kill three people and knew his actions would likely cause the death of another person.
Top court to examine payment for classroom use of copyrighted works

Top court to examine payment for classroom use of copyrighted works

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will delve into the issue of fair payment for the use of copyrighted works in the classroom.
Horgan says he misspoke at debate about white privilege, regrets alienating people

Horgan says he misspoke at debate about white privilege, regrets alienating people

VANCOUVER — NDP Leader John Horgan says he regrets making hurtful comments in answering a question about white privilege during the leaders debate in the B.C.