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Nunavut confirms nine positive COVID-19 cases at mine, others presumptive

Nunavut confirms nine positive COVID-19 cases at mine, others presumptive

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut has confirmed nine positive cases of COVID-19 at the Hope Bay gold mine in the western part of the territory. The Nunavut government announced the positive cases in a news release Monday evening.

Alarm system being considered after gush of water from dam kills angler in B.C.

VANCOUVER — A dam operator investigating an unexpected surge of water that rolled down a North Vancouver river and killed an angler says it's exploring the possibility of an alarm system at the site.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): --- 6:28 p.m. B.C.'s top doctor says the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic in the province is not ticking upwards as rapidly as it had been recently. Provincial health officer Dr.
Trudeau tested negative for COVID in August after feeling throat 'tickle'

Trudeau tested negative for COVID in August after feeling throat 'tickle'

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday that he tested negative for COVID-19 recently after he developed a "tickle" in his throat. It is the first time Trudeau has revealed he was ever tested for the illness.
Officials 'steering in uncertain waters' in tackling 2nd wave of COVID-19: Tam

Officials 'steering in uncertain waters' in tackling 2nd wave of COVID-19: Tam

The complexities of the current wave of COVID-19 are spurring regions with rising cases to adopt different measures as they seek to turn the tide of the pandemic, Canada's top public health officer said Monday. Dr.

West Vancouver man sentenced to 10 years in death of business partner

VANCOUVER — A West Vancouver millionaire convicted of killing and then dismembering the body of his former business partner has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Li Zhao was sentenced Monday in B.C.
New Brunswick First Nations file lawsuit to seek declaration of Aboriginal title

New Brunswick First Nations file lawsuit to seek declaration of Aboriginal title

FREDERICTON — Six First Nations in New Brunswick have filed a lawsuit seeking a declaration of title for their traditional lands, which include much of the western half of the province. Leaders from the Wolastoqey Nation gathered Monday at St.
Mask-wearing to be mandatory in Quebec high schools located in maximum-alert regions

Mask-wearing to be mandatory in Quebec high schools located in maximum-alert regions

MONTREAL — High school students in regions under maximum alert will be required to wear masks inside classrooms, authorities said Monday, as Quebec reported the highest number of daily COVID-19 infections since the pandemic began.

Atikamekw chief 'optimistic' after meeting Legault but says action still needed

MONTREAL — The grand chief of the Atikamekw Nation said he had a positive meeting with Quebec Premier Francois Legault Monday but he's still waiting to see action.
A look as some of the Canadians who have won the Nobel Prize throughout history

A look as some of the Canadians who have won the Nobel Prize throughout history

Scientist Michael Houghton has been awarded this year's Nobel Prize in medicine for his work with the hepatitis C virus.