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Hospitals, long-term care homes have little room for second-wave surge, inquiry hears

Hospitals, long-term care homes have little room for second-wave surge, inquiry hears

Hospitals and long-term care homes are nearly at capacity and won't be able to handle a surge in COVID-19 patients during the second wave of the pandemic, an independent commission has heard.
After Ohio's OMG debate, chastened Trump follows rules, mostly, in rematch with Biden

After Ohio's OMG debate, chastened Trump follows rules, mostly, in rematch with Biden

WASHINGTON, Wash. — Donald Trump appeared to do something Thursday he rarely does: follow someone else's advice. The U.S.
High-stakes drama over possible election fizzles in Ottawa: In The News for Oct. 23

High-stakes drama over possible election fizzles in Ottawa: In The News for Oct. 23

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. 23... What we are watching in Canada...
B.C. political leaders campaign for votes on last day before voting begins

B.C. political leaders campaign for votes on last day before voting begins

VANCOUVER — The B.C. election campaign is in its last day with the main opponents to the NDP sounding a familiar refrain in their final pitch for votes. Both the B.C.
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.