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Search resumes for N.L. man missing in B.C. after help sought from prime minister

Search resumes for N.L. man missing in B.C. after help sought from prime minister

The father of a Newfoundland and Labrador man missing in British Columbia says a discovered piece of fabric has spurred officials to resume the search.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:15 p.m. British Columbia has hit another daily record high with 274 new COVID-19 infections. Provincial health officer Dr.
COVID-19 testing option to be tried at Calgary airport, U.S. border crossing

COVID-19 testing option to be tried at Calgary airport, U.S. border crossing

International travellers arriving in Alberta by air or land will have the option to take an expedited COVID-19 test to avoid quarantining for 14 days — a move the premier says would help the province's struggling service and tourism industry.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:04 p.m. EDT on Oct. 22, 2020: There are 209,144 confirmed cases in Canada.
Quebec pork plant outbreak grows as Alberta looks to boost ailing travel industry

Quebec pork plant outbreak grows as Alberta looks to boost ailing travel industry

A COVID-19 outbreak at a Quebec pork-processing plant grew Thursday as Manitoba expanded its restrictions and Alberta announced a testing pilot at two international border crossings that it hopes will eventually boost its ailing travel industry.
No confidence showdown over sweeping Tory motion on government handling of pandemic

No confidence showdown over sweeping Tory motion on government handling of pandemic

OTTAWA — The Liberals will not turn a Conservative motion into a test of confidence in their minority government — despite arguing the motion is so broad and its demand for documents so massive that it could get in the way of running the country.
Blanchet vows to press PM on prof's use of slur, drawing sharp rebukes from Black MPs

Blanchet vows to press PM on prof's use of slur, drawing sharp rebukes from Black MPs

OTTAWA — A controversy over a suspended professor who used a notoriously derogatory word for Black people in class has stirred strong emotions on Parliament Hill, over whether, if ever, the term should be used.
Crash-prone ferry MV Apollo, slated for new life as Quebec tourist site, to be junked

Crash-prone ferry MV Apollo, slated for new life as Quebec tourist site, to be junked

MONTREAL — The crash-prone ferry MV Apollo, which officials on Quebec's North Shore had hoped to sink and turn into an underwater diving attraction, is likely headed for the scrapyard.
Promised path to residency for "Guardian Angel" asylum seekers yet to open

Promised path to residency for "Guardian Angel" asylum seekers yet to open

OTTAWA — A much-heralded program to grant permanent residency to some asylum seekers working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic has yet to accept a single application.

First Nation says running water must be restored 24/7 before evacuees can return

The chief and council of a First Nation in a remote part of northwestern Ontario said Thursday that they won't send evacuees home until the community has access to running water 24/7.