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Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole lambastes Liberals' handing of pandemic

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole lambastes Liberals' handing of pandemic

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole used his first speech in the House of Commons as party leader to lambaste the Liberal government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Another First Nation in Nova Scotia set to start self-regulated lobster fishery

Another First Nation in Nova Scotia set to start self-regulated lobster fishery

HALIFAX — A First Nation in southern Cape Breton is set to become the second Indigenous band in Nova Scotia to launch a self-regulated commercial lobster fishery that will operate outside the regular season.

Lack of funding hampering aid to domestic violence survivors, report says

OTTAWA — A study on shelters helping survivors of domestic violence become independent says a lack of funding is getting in the way of providing programs and retaining quality staff.
Debate about televised political debates heats up after presidential 'dumpster fire'

Debate about televised political debates heats up after presidential 'dumpster fire'

WASHINGTON, Wash. — Hot mess, dumpster fire, train wreck: the reviews of the presidential debate are in, and they're not good. And those are just the family-friendly ones.
Judge reserves decision on evidence in Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou's hearing

Judge reserves decision on evidence in Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou's hearing

VANCOUVER — A B.C. Supreme Court judge is considering whether an argument that the United States misled Canadian officials about its case against Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou holds enough water to advance to another hearing in her extradition case.
Health Canada green-lights rapid COVID-19 test

Health Canada green-lights rapid COVID-19 test

OTTAWA — Health Canada has given the green light to a rapid test for COVID-19 that could be deployed to long-term care homes and schools to take pressure off provincial testing systems.
Alberta top court rejects appeal of man who killed Calgary Stampeders football player

Alberta top court rejects appeal of man who killed Calgary Stampeders football player

CALGARY — Alberta's top court has upheld the conviction of a man who killed a Calgary Stampeders football player outside a nightclub in 2016.
COVID-19 cases rising in Indigenous communities

COVID-19 cases rising in Indigenous communities

OTTAWA — Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says Indigenous communities have been facing an alarming rise in COVID-19 cases during the last few weeks.
Economic rebound slows as Statistics Canada says economy grew 3.0 per cent in July

Economic rebound slows as Statistics Canada says economy grew 3.0 per cent in July

OTTAWA — The pace of Canada's economic rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic slowed in July, and maybe even more in August, Statistics Canada says, suggesting the country is in what experts described as a long, choppy path to recovery.
Worker aid bill passed and U.S. debate: In The News for Sept. 30

Worker aid bill passed and U.S. debate: In The News for Sept. 30

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. 30 ... What we are watching in Canada ...