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Trudeau says pandemic 'really sucks,' and that Christmas gatherings are up in the air

Trudeau says pandemic 'really sucks,' and that Christmas gatherings are up in the air

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the global COVID-19 pandemic "really sucks," and could jeopardize large gatherings with friends and family over Christmas after a reined-in Thanksgiving.
Corrections watchdog urges moratorium on doctor-assisted deaths in Canadian prisons

Corrections watchdog urges moratorium on doctor-assisted deaths in Canadian prisons

OTTAWA — Canada's prison ombudsman says Ottawa must put a moratorium on allowing medical assistance in dying inside federal correctional institutions, no matter the circumstances.
Fredericton shooter Matthew Raymond tells his murder trial he believed in demons

Fredericton shooter Matthew Raymond tells his murder trial he believed in demons

FREDERICTON — The man on trial for the 2018 Fredericton mass shooting testified in his defence Tuesday, telling jurors he believed that major news events were fake and choreographed.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 12:26 p.m. EDT on Oct. 27, 2020: There are 222,006 confirmed cases in Canada.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 12:15 p.m. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is acknowledging that the COVID-19 pandemic, in his words, "really sucks.
Feds split rapid-housing cash between big cities, offer up rest for projects

Feds split rapid-housing cash between big cities, offer up rest for projects

OTTAWA — Fifteen cities will share $500 million in federal funding so they can buy properties being sold because of the COVID-19 pandemic and use them to help keep people from becoming homeless.
Mi'kmaq band finds buyer for portion of lobster catch after alleged blacklisting

Mi'kmaq band finds buyer for portion of lobster catch after alleged blacklisting

HALIFAX — A First Nation in Nova Scotia that was struggling to sell its lobster amid tensions over its self-regulated fishery says it has managed to find a buyer for a portion of its catch.
Canada-U. S. refugee pact to remain in place until court challenge is resolved

Canada-U. S. refugee pact to remain in place until court challenge is resolved

OTTAWA — A judge says a refugee pact between Canada and the United States will remain in place until a full legal hearing of the measure is resolved.

Transport Canada's dangerous goods registry has outdated, missing data: audit

OTTAWA — The federal environment commissioner says Transport Canada’s database of where dangerous goods are stored and moved could be missing thousands of locations and contains outdated details on hundreds more.
Poll suggests Canadians skittish on future immigration increases as pandemic persists

Poll suggests Canadians skittish on future immigration increases as pandemic persists

OTTAWA — New data suggests that Canadians are feeling skittish about any future increases in immigration levels for the next 12 months.