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Infant in Vancouver hospital newborn care unit infected with COVID-19

Infant in Vancouver hospital newborn care unit infected with COVID-19

VANCOUVER — More people are testing positive for COVID-19 in British Columbia, including a baby in a neo-natal intensive care unit in a Vancouver hospital. B.C. provincial health officer Dr.
Five new COVID-19 cases in Manitoba, all linked to Hutterite colony

Five new COVID-19 cases in Manitoba, all linked to Hutterite colony

WINNIPEG — COVID-19 has spread to Hutterite colonies in all three Prairie provinces, with five new cases of the virus reported Friday in one Manitoba community.
Defence wants 5 to 9 years for former nightclub employee guilty of sex assaults

Defence wants 5 to 9 years for former nightclub employee guilty of sex assaults

EDMONTON — The lawyer representing a former Edmonton nightclub employee convicted of sexual assaulting five women says his client "simply went too far" and should serve between five and nine years in prison.
Health experts encourage creativity, social support as bars reopen across Canada

Health experts encourage creativity, social support as bars reopen across Canada

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — After photos of crowded night clubs caught the attention of public health officials, the noisy downtown bar district in St. John's, N.L. was a more controlled scene than usual last Saturday.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, July 17

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, July 17

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:08 p.m. on July 17, 2020: There are 109,669 confirmed cases in Canada.
CSIS warrant examination of 'critical importance' to Canadians: watchdog chair

CSIS warrant examination of 'critical importance' to Canadians: watchdog chair

OTTAWA — The national intelligence watchdog has begun its look into the failure of Canada's spy service to disclose crucial information when seeking warrants.
Njoo tells young people to party at a distance to help keep COVID-19 down

Njoo tells young people to party at a distance to help keep COVID-19 down

OTTAWA — Singing and dancing in close quarters is not the way to party this summer, Canada's deputy public health officer Dr. Howard Njoo said Friday. Njoo urged younger people to stop jamming bars and dance floors, to stop the spread of COVID-19.
'Intolerable' hate incidents continue to rise in Vancouver: police

'Intolerable' hate incidents continue to rise in Vancouver: police

VANCOUVER — Reported "hate incidents" have more than doubled this year in Vancouver and police say offenders are targeting the city's Asian community as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Insp.

Cornwallis statue, park and street need to go: Halifax task force

HALIFAX — A statue dedicated to Halifax founder Edward Cornwallis should be permanently removed from the public square and a street and park in the city honouring him should be renamed, a task force is recommending.
Ethics committee punts decision on seeking Trudeau family's speaking contracts

Ethics committee punts decision on seeking Trudeau family's speaking contracts

OTTAWA — The House of Commons ethics committee has put off to next week a decision on whether to demand records of the Trudeau family's speaking engagements as part of a probe of how WE Charity was given responsibility for a vast federal volunteer pr