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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 18

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 18

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:59 p.m. EDT on Sept. 18, 2020: There are 141,911 confirmed cases in Canada.
Man charged in Toronto stabbing, police say; mosque calls for hate crime probe

Man charged in Toronto stabbing, police say; mosque calls for hate crime probe

TORONTO — An arrest has been made in the death of a man who was fatally stabbed outside a Toronto mosque, police said Friday as the religious group called for the murder to be investigated as a hate crime. Insp.

Islanders rally to help community rocked by disappearance of teens at sea

ALBERTON, P.E.I. — People from across Prince Edward Island were doing what they could to support volunteers desperately searching for two 17-year-old boys missing after their small boat capsized Wednesday night off the coast of Prince Edward Island.
Montreal should restrict police use of facial recognition technology: councillor

Montreal should restrict police use of facial recognition technology: councillor

MONTREAL — A Montreal city councillor said he will introduce a motion next week to restrict the use of facial recognition and other "invasive" surveillance technologies by city police.
Provinces crack down as COVID-19 cases soar across much of Canada

Provinces crack down as COVID-19 cases soar across much of Canada

Rapid increases in new COVID-19 cases could quickly spiral out of control, public health officials said Friday as some provinces continued to impose new and tougher measures to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Forecast models show hurricane Teddy could hit Maritimes next week

Forecast models show hurricane Teddy could hit Maritimes next week

HALIFAX — The Canadian Hurricane Centre's top meteorologist is suggesting the combination of hurricane Teddy and a continuing pandemic should prompt Maritimers to plan well ahead for potential power outages.
Lake Babine Nation signs deal with Ottawa and British Columbia

Lake Babine Nation signs deal with Ottawa and British Columbia

VICTORIA — The British Columbia and federal governments have signed an agreement with the Lake Babine Nation that Chief Gordon Alec says will help lead to its prosperity.
COVID-19 task force worries Trump's rush to approve vaccine will spook Canadians

COVID-19 task force worries Trump's rush to approve vaccine will spook Canadians

OTTAWA — Members of the federal government’s COVID-19 vaccine task force are casting worried eyes at the Trump administration’s political push to get a vaccine approved before the U.S. presidential election in November. Dr.
Billions more for health care tops premiers' wish list for throne speech

Billions more for health care tops premiers' wish list for throne speech

OTTAWA — Canada's premiers unanimously demanded Friday that the federal government fork over at least $28 billion more each year for health care, among other big-ticket items on their wish list for next week's throne speech.
Ontario nurses' college hit by ransomware attack; personal data at risk

Ontario nurses' college hit by ransomware attack; personal data at risk

TORONTO — The organization that regulates the nursing profession in Ontario was hit by a ransomware cyber-attack in which personal information might have been compromised, a spokeswoman said on Friday.