Skip to content
Join our Newsletter
Join our Newsletter

National News

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 20

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 20

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 3:42 p.m. EDT on Sept. 20, 2020: There are 143,649 confirmed cases in Canada.

Hurricane Teddy expected Wednesday in northeastern parts of Atlantic Canada

HALIFAX — Hurricane Teddy is expected to hit areas of Atlantic Canada as a post-tropical storm on Wednesday, although its effects aren't expected to be as severe as post-tropical storm Dorian, which blew through the region a year ago.
'Everything has changed': N.B. doctor describes racism after COVID-19 outbreak

'Everything has changed': N.B. doctor describes racism after COVID-19 outbreak

After months of harassment and racist remarks, the doctor at the centre of a COVID-19 controversy that rocked New Brunswick says his life has been changed entirely. Dr.

B.C. or Ontario? Residential school survivors fight move of court battle

TORONTO — A bitterly fought legal battle between survivors of a brutal residential school and the federal government is slated for an appeal hearing this week over whether the case should now be moved to British Columbia from Ontario.

No winning ticket sold for Saturday night's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize was claimed by a ticket holder in Quebec. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Sept.
Preparations underway for pandemic election in Saskatchewan and maybe B.C.

Preparations underway for pandemic election in Saskatchewan and maybe B.C.

VANCOUVER — Election administrators in British Columbia are ready with hand sanitizer for voters and personal protective equipment for polling station workers as part of a pandemic plan similar to one used recently in New Brunswick.

Letter containing ricin sent to White House may have come from Canada: RCMP

OTTAWA — Canadian law enforcement has been called in to help the FBI investigate after American authorities found that an envelope addressed to the White House contained the poison ricin.

Nunavut reports first confirmed COVID-19 cases, saying both are mine workers

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut is reporting its first confirmed cases of COVID-19, but a spokeswoman for the premier says that since they didn't originate in the territory they'll instead be counted in other jurisdictions.
Canada's Kennedy to yesterday's man: former PM John Turner dead at 91

Canada's Kennedy to yesterday's man: former PM John Turner dead at 91

TORONTO — Former prime minister John Turner, whose odyssey from a "Liberal dream in motion" to a political anachronism spanned 30 years, has died at the age of 91.
QuickQuotes: Public figures react to death of former prime minister John Turner

QuickQuotes: Public figures react to death of former prime minister John Turner

Former prime minister John Turner, who led the country for just 79 days in the summer of 1984, has died at 91. News of his death Saturday sparked an outpouring of tributes online from fellow politicians. "A gifted politician, lawyer, and athlete, Mr.