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QuickQuotes: Public figures react to death of former prime minister John Turner

QuickQuotes: Public figures react to death of former prime minister John Turner

Former prime minister John Turner, who led the country for just 79 days in the summer of 1984, has died at 91. News of his death Saturday sparked an outpouring of tributes online from fellow politicians. "A gifted politician, lawyer, and athlete, Mr.
B.C. migrant, undocumented workers rally for permanent residency program

B.C. migrant, undocumented workers rally for permanent residency program

VANCOUVER — Migrant workers and advocates called for a "just recovery" from the COVID-19 pandemic during a digital rally on Saturday.
New tools, ideas needed to speed up housing strategy funding, CMHC president says

New tools, ideas needed to speed up housing strategy funding, CMHC president says

OTTAWA — The national housing strategy will need new tools to move more quickly from ideas to finished projects during the COVID-19 pandemic, says the head of the federal housing agency. The Canada Housing and Mortgage Corp.
Some highlights from the life and career of former prime minister John Turner

Some highlights from the life and career of former prime minister John Turner

TORONTO — Some highlights from the life and career of former prime minister John Turner: June 7, 1929: John Napier Wyndham Turner is born in Richmond, England. 1932: Turner and his mother move to British Columbia following the death of his father.
O'Toole, Blanchet both test positive for COVID-19 Friday, remain in isolation

O'Toole, Blanchet both test positive for COVID-19 Friday, remain in isolation

OTTAWA — Conservative leader Erin O'Toole has tested positive for COVID-19. O'Toole got the news late Friday, hours after Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet issued a statement that he too had tested positive.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 19

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

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 3:57 p.m. EDT on Sept. 19, 2020: There are 142,347 confirmed cases in Canada.
Hurricane Teddy remains on track for Atlantic Canada, expected as tropical storm

Hurricane Teddy remains on track for Atlantic Canada, expected as tropical storm

HALIFAX — Hurricane Teddy remains on track to pass through wide areas of Atlantic Canada on Tuesday and Wednesday, bringing fierce winds and heavy rainfall.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $29.5 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $29.5 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on Sept. 22 will grow to approximately $40 million. The Canadian Press
Nearly 20 per cent of COVID-19 infections among health-care workers by late July

Nearly 20 per cent of COVID-19 infections among health-care workers by late July

VANCOUVER — Health care workers in Canada made up about 20 per cent of COVID-19 infections as of late July, a figure that was higher than the global average.
NDP's Singh not itching to force an election, focused on getting help for Canadians

NDP's Singh not itching to force an election, focused on getting help for Canadians

OTTAWA — New Democrat Leader Jagmeet Singh says he’s not interested in forcing a federal election with a second wave of COVID-19 looming, if he can work with the Liberals to bring much-needed help to struggling Canadians.