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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, July 13

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, July 13

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:16 p.m. on July 13, 2020: There are 108,155 confirmed cases in Canada.

Proposed class-action lawsuit led by former constable alleges racism in RCMP

VANCOUVER — One of the first Indigenous women to join the RCMP in Manitoba is the lead plaintiff in a proposed class-action lawsuit that alleges systemic racism within the force.
Grieving Quebec mother delivers tearful message as hunt continues for girls' father

Grieving Quebec mother delivers tearful message as hunt continues for girls' father

ST-APOLLINAIRE, Que. — The mother of two young Quebec girls found dead following an Amber Alert last week delivered a tearful tribute to her "princesses of love" Monday as police continued to hunt for their father, who is suspected of abducting them.
Crown tries to attack credibility of ex-Quebec TV star in sex-assault trial

Crown tries to attack credibility of ex-Quebec TV star in sex-assault trial

MONTREAL — The Crown sought to admit new evidence Monday in the sexual assault trial of former Quebec television star Eric Salvail that it said indicates he gave a false impression of himself on the witness stand.
Students at St. Francis Xavier University protest wording of COVID-19 waiver

Students at St. Francis Xavier University protest wording of COVID-19 waiver

HALIFAX — A group of students, alumni and some staff at St. Francis Xavier University are pushing back against a legal waiver that students are required to sign if they want to return to classrooms in the fall amid a global pandemic.
Diplomat say documents too sensitive to give to Meng's legal team

Diplomat say documents too sensitive to give to Meng's legal team

OTTAWA — The federal government is trying to block Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou's access to some documents in her extradition case, arguing in affidavits that disclosing sensitive information would harm national security.
Quebec photographer launches facial recognition lawsuit over RCMP's database use

Quebec photographer launches facial recognition lawsuit over RCMP's database use

OTTAWA — A Quebec photographer wants a judge to order the RCMP to destroy all the images of Canadians it obtained through a controversial facial-recognition tool.
Federal wage subsidy to be extended to December, Trudeau says

Federal wage subsidy to be extended to December, Trudeau says

OTTAWA — The federal government is for the second time extending its program to subsidize wages in companies hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, this time until at least December.
Trudeau apologizes for not recusing himself from WE decision

Trudeau apologizes for not recusing himself from WE decision

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologized for not recusing himself from the government's decision to have WE Charity manage a $900-million student-aid program, saying his family's longtime involvement with the organization should have kep
Four sites in Kelowna, B.C., linked to COVID-19 exposures, eight positive tests

Four sites in Kelowna, B.C., linked to COVID-19 exposures, eight positive tests

KELOWNA, B.C. — British Columbia's health minister says several COVID-19 exposures in the city of Kelowna serve as a reminder of the risks posed by private gatherings.