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Infrastructure announcement and Shawn Mendes: In The News for Oct. 1

Infrastructure announcement and Shawn Mendes: In The News for Oct. 1

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. 1 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

Lawyer representing youths says court has role in climate change lawsuit

VANCOUVER — A lawyer representing 15 youths who accuse the federal government for breaching their constitutional rights by failing to properly address climate change says the courts have a definite role to play in determining the lawsuit's outcome.

In-school vaccination programs moved to clinics, doctors' offices: officials

Vaccines normally offered in school to Grade 7 students will instead be delivered at community clinics and doctors' offices in parts of Ontario, meaning parents will have to make arrangements to ensure their children are immunized.
Seven survivors of Alberta tour bus rollover near Jasper file lawsuit

Seven survivors of Alberta tour bus rollover near Jasper file lawsuit

EDMONTON — A northern Alberta woman who survived a fatal tour bus crash in Jasper National Park this summer says she is one of the lucky ones, but her recovery will be long and painful. Sweta Patel, 27, from High Prairie, Alta.

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): --- 7:14 p.m. B.C. has confirmed 125 new cases of COVID-19 in the past day and no one else has died from the illness, leaving the province's death toll at 234.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 30

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:11 p.m. EDT on Sept. 30, 2020: There are 158,765 confirmed cases in Canada.
Quebec introduces 'telewarrant' system as Ontario releases new COVID-19 modelling

Quebec introduces 'telewarrant' system as Ontario releases new COVID-19 modelling

MONTREAL — Quebec's premier promised to crack down on those who violate public health orders and Ontario released sobering COVID-19 projections as leaders of Canada's two hardest-hit provinces on Wednesday grappled with how best to flatten a growing
New benefits for workers hurt by pandemic hits speed bump in Senate

New benefits for workers hurt by pandemic hits speed bump in Senate

OTTAWA — After being rushed through the House of Commons in a single day, a bill authorizing new benefits for workers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic has hit a speed bump in the Senate. Sen.

Four Quebecers charged in connection with suspected kidnapping of New York couple

MONTREAL — Four Quebecers were arraigned by phone on Wednesday in connection with the alleged kidnapping of a couple in their 70s from New York state. James Helm Jr.
Court should intervene to remedy Canada's alleged failure on climate change: lawyer

Court should intervene to remedy Canada's alleged failure on climate change: lawyer

VANCOUVER — The courts have a definite role in helping to determine if Canada has breached the constitutional rights of 15 youths who are suing the government for its alleged failures on climate change policies, a lawyer for the group says.