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Canadian suspected of sending ricin to White House charged with threatening Trump

Canadian suspected of sending ricin to White House charged with threatening Trump

A Quebec woman suspected of mailing envelopes containing the poison ricin to the White House appeared in court Tuesday on a charge of threats against the president of the United States.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 22

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 22

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 5:41 p.m. EDT on Sept. 22, 2020: There are 146,567 confirmed cases in Canada.
Public health officials urge Canadians to limit contacts again as COVID-19 cases rise

Public health officials urge Canadians to limit contacts again as COVID-19 cases rise

OTTAWA — Canada will see a dramatic resurgence of COVID-19 cases unless people limit contact with others in coming days, the country's chief public health officer warns. Dr.
Throne speech to talk short-, and long-term plans as cases rise, prompting PM address

Throne speech to talk short-, and long-term plans as cases rise, prompting PM address

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals' throne speech Wednesday is to lay out plans for child care, health care, affordable housing and navigating the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. The speech, crafted by the governing party but delivered by Gov.
Opposition blames Liberals as talks around return of Parliament near 11th hour

Opposition blames Liberals as talks around return of Parliament near 11th hour

OTTAWA — Federal opposition parties blamed the Liberal government for failing to properly prepare for the return of Parliament as negotiations around in-person versus virtual sittings went down to the wire Tuesday.
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): 4:45 p.m. Nova Scotia is reporting a new case of COVID-19 for the first time in more than two weeks. Dr.
Hurricane Teddy expected to push dangerous storm surge toward Nova Scotia

Hurricane Teddy expected to push dangerous storm surge toward Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — Residents of Halifax and Nova Scotia's eastern shore were warned to stay away from the coastline as hurricane Teddy churned its way toward Atlantic Canada on Tuesday, pushing a storm surge ahead of its swirling winds.
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.
Horgan says 'acrimony' between parties over the summer spurred call for snap election

Horgan says 'acrimony' between parties over the summer spurred call for snap election

VANCOUVER — B.C. Premier John Horgan says his decision to call for an election started to crystalize in the summer when his minority government ran into legislative challenges.

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.