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Post-tropical storm Teddy makes landfall in Nova Scotia bringing high winds, rain

Post-tropical storm Teddy makes landfall in Nova Scotia bringing high winds, rain

HALIFAX — The centre of post-tropical storm Teddy made landfall in eastern Nova Scotia on Wednesday morning and then trudged across southern Cape Breton, its 100-kilometre-per-hour winds causing power outages — but not much damage.
Rekindle efforts with Canada, allies on Pacific Rim plan, congressman urges U.S.

Rekindle efforts with Canada, allies on Pacific Rim plan, congressman urges U.S.

WASHINGTON, Wash. — It's long past time for the United States to work with Canada and other allies on a new strategy for the Pacific Rim, and the path to the new NAFTA would make an excellent road map, says a prominent trade voice on Capitol Hill.
For Canadian police, wearing a mask is often at the officer’s discretion

For Canadian police, wearing a mask is often at the officer’s discretion

Montrealer Miku Smeets says it's insulting to see city police officers not wearing masks when detaining or arresting people outdoors.
New Airbnb portal allows local governments to closely monitor listings

New Airbnb portal allows local governments to closely monitor listings

VANCOUVER — Airbnb is launching a new program for cities and tourist organizations aimed at helping them ensure compliance with local rules.
Three part COVID-19 plan and one meal a day for Fluffy: In The News for Sept. 23

Three part COVID-19 plan and one meal a day for Fluffy: In The News for Sept. 23

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Sept. 23 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

Alberta Mounties charged in shooting death of man in car to get jury trial

WHITECOURT, Alta. — Two RCMP officers charged in the shooting death of a 31-year-old man in northern Alberta will be getting a jury trial. Cpl. Randy Stenger and Const.
Hurricane Teddy expected to push dangerous storm surge toward Nova Scotia

Hurricane Teddy expected to push dangerous storm surge toward Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — Residents of Halifax and Nova Scotia's eastern shore were warned to stay away from the coastline as hurricane Teddy churned its way toward Atlantic Canada on Tuesday, pushing a storm surge ahead of its swirling winds.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 22

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 22

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:23 p.m. EDT on Sept. 22, 2020: There are 146,663 confirmed cases in Canada.
B.C.'s top doctor says she's received abuse, death threats during COVID-19 response

B.C.'s top doctor says she's received abuse, death threats during COVID-19 response

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor said she's received death threats in her role as a public figure during the COVID-19 pandemic. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry told a panel discussion at the annual convention of the Union of B.C.
Horgan says 'acrimony' between parties over the summer spurred call for snap election

Horgan says 'acrimony' between parties over the summer spurred call for snap election

VANCOUVER — B.C. Premier John Horgan says his decision to call an election started to crystallize in the summer when his minority government ran into legislative challenges.