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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 8:28 p.m. EST on Nov. 17, 2020: There are 306,468 confirmed cases in Canada.
PM says military could help distribute COVID-19 vaccine, but Canada not there yet

PM says military could help distribute COVID-19 vaccine, but Canada not there yet

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the military could play an integral part in rolling out COVID-19 vaccines across the country, though question marks remain around cost and distribution.
Donald Trump on Elections Canada's disavowal of voting machines: 'THIS SAYS IT ALL'

Donald Trump on Elections Canada's disavowal of voting machines: 'THIS SAYS IT ALL'

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A tweet seeking to distance Elections Canada from the use of electronic voting equipment has earned a like from the president of the United States.
Ex-Quebec police chief goes to court to stop process that could lead to his ouster

Ex-Quebec police chief goes to court to stop process that could lead to his ouster

MONTREAL — The former head of the provincial police is the latest big name in Quebec to take the government to court over a years-long saga involving leaked documents tied to anti-corruption unit investigations.
Goodall backs senator's proposed law to protect captive animals, ban elephant ivory

Goodall backs senator's proposed law to protect captive animals, ban elephant ivory

OTTAWA — Sen. Murray Sinclair has teamed up with primatologist Jane Goodall to propose a law to protect captive animals and ban imports of elephant ivory and hunting trophies into Canada.
Jurors begin deliberations in Fredericton mass murder trial

Jurors begin deliberations in Fredericton mass murder trial

FREDERICTON — The jury has begun its deliberations at the mass murder trial of Matthew Raymond, a case that is testing the defence of not criminally responsible due to a mental disorder.
Tories push Liberals to decide 5G, Huawei amid China imprisonment of Kovrig, Spavor

Tories push Liberals to decide 5G, Huawei amid China imprisonment of Kovrig, Spavor

OTTAWA — Chinese telecom giant Huawei rose to dominance by stealing the technology of the defunct Canadian firm Nortel, Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole says.
Alek Minassian's father denies tailoring evidence to help son in van attack trial

Alek Minassian's father denies tailoring evidence to help son in van attack trial

TORONTO — The father of the man who killed 10 people in Toronto's van attack denied Tuesday that he was tailoring his testimony to help his son, telling the prosecution he was just trying to accurately describe Alek Minassian to the court.
Bank of Canada governor says country needs to pick up pace on tackling climate change

Bank of Canada governor says country needs to pick up pace on tackling climate change

OTTAWA — Canada's top central banker is making a plea for the country to more quickly address the impacts of climate change to avoid any economic ripple effects on households and businesses.
Hybrid and virtual Senate committee meetings to start after dispute resolved

Hybrid and virtual Senate committee meetings to start after dispute resolved

OTTAWA — The Senate has resolved a dispute over how its committees should operate during the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing them to get underway this week.
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