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COVID-19 limits possibilities for former prime minister John Turner's state funeral

COVID-19 limits possibilities for former prime minister John Turner's state funeral

OTTAWA — The state funeral for former prime minister John Turner will take place on Oct. 6 at St. Michael's Cathedral Basilica in Toronto, the Department of Canadian Heritage announced Tuesday.
N.S. Mi'kmaq want more than words from Ottawa in ongoing lobster conflict

N.S. Mi'kmaq want more than words from Ottawa in ongoing lobster conflict

HALIFAX — A Mi'kmaq chief says he's not satisfied with the federal government's response in the ongoing conflict between Indigenous and non-Indigenous fishermen in southwestern Nova Scotia.
The latest developments on the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada

The latest developments on the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada

OTTAWA — The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 4:30 p.m. A long-term care home in Winnipeg says one of its residents has died after testing positive for COVID-19.

Group calls on Trudeau to invest in low-emissions transit

TORONTO — An organization working with some of Canada's largest transit providers hopes Ottawa will highlight low-emissions transit as part of its pandemic-recovery plan when the throne speech is delivered Wednesday.
Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of the Liberal government's carbon tax

Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of the Liberal government's carbon tax

OTTAWA — Supreme Court justices pushed lawyers from Saskatchewan and Ontario hard Tuesday, demanding to know how Canada can help stop climate change if any single province chooses not to help.
Hurricane Teddy advances and majority support mask-wearing: In The News for Sept. 22

Hurricane Teddy advances and majority support mask-wearing: In The News for Sept. 22

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 Sept. 22 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
John Horgan calls an election in British Columbia for Oct. 24

John Horgan calls an election in British Columbia for Oct. 24

LANGFORD, B.C. — Premier John Horgan called an early election Monday, saying British Columbia needs stability during the COVID-19 pandemic as opposition leaders accused him of putting politics ahead of the province's response to the virus.
Quebec declares beginning of second wave as COVID-19 gains steam in central Canada

Quebec declares beginning of second wave as COVID-19 gains steam in central Canada

MONTREAL — COVID-19 appeared to be gaining steam in several regions of central Canada on Monday, prompting Quebec's public health director to announce the beginning of a second wave in that province.
A profile sketch of John Horgan, leader of the NDP in British Columbia

A profile sketch of John Horgan, leader of the NDP in British Columbia

VICTORIA — A sketch of John Horgan, leader of the NDP in British Columbia: Age: 61. Family: Married Ellie in 1984; two grown sons, Nate and Evan. His father died when he was 18 months old. He was the youngest of four children.
A profile sketch of B.C. Green Leader Sonia Furstenau

A profile sketch of B.C. Green Leader Sonia Furstenau

VICTORIA — A sketch of Sonia Furstenau, leader of British Columbia's Green party: Age: 50. Family: She lives in the Cowichan Valley with her husband, Blaise, and their children.