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Letter containing ricin sent to White House may have come from Canada: RCMP

OTTAWA — Canadian law enforcement has been called in to help the FBI investigate after American authorities found that an envelope addressed to the White House contained the poison ricin.

Nunavut reports first confirmed COVID-19 cases, saying both are mine workers

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut is reporting its first confirmed cases of COVID-19, but a spokeswoman for the premier says that since they didn't originate in the territory they'll instead be counted in other jurisdictions.
Canada's Kennedy to yesterday's man: former PM John Turner dead at 91

Canada's Kennedy to yesterday's man: former PM John Turner dead at 91

TORONTO — Former prime minister John Turner, whose odyssey from a "Liberal dream in motion" to a political anachronism spanned 30 years, has died at the age of 91.
QuickQuotes: Public figures react to death of former prime minister John Turner

QuickQuotes: Public figures react to death of former prime minister John Turner

Former prime minister John Turner, who led the country for just 79 days in the summer of 1984, has died at 91. News of his death Saturday sparked an outpouring of tributes online from fellow politicians. "A gifted politician, lawyer, and athlete, Mr.
B.C. migrant, undocumented workers rally for permanent residency program

B.C. migrant, undocumented workers rally for permanent residency program

VANCOUVER — Migrant workers and advocates called for a "just recovery" from the COVID-19 pandemic during a digital rally on Saturday.
Some highlights from the life and career of former prime minister John Turner

Some highlights from the life and career of former prime minister John Turner

TORONTO — Some highlights from the life and career of former prime minister John Turner: June 7, 1929: John Napier Wyndham Turner is born in Richmond, England. 1932: Turner and his mother move to British Columbia following the death of his father.
O'Toole, Blanchet both test positive for COVID-19 Friday, remain in isolation

O'Toole, Blanchet both test positive for COVID-19 Friday, remain in isolation

OTTAWA — Conservative leader Erin O'Toole has tested positive for COVID-19. O'Toole got the news late Friday, hours after Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet issued a statement that he too had tested positive.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 19

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

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 3:57 p.m. EDT on Sept. 19, 2020: There are 142,347 confirmed cases in Canada.
Hurricane Teddy remains on track for Atlantic Canada, expected as tropical storm

Hurricane Teddy remains on track for Atlantic Canada, expected as tropical storm

HALIFAX — Hurricane Teddy remains on track to pass through wide areas of Atlantic Canada on Tuesday and Wednesday, bringing fierce winds and heavy rainfall.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $29.5 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $29.5 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on Sept. 22 will grow to approximately $40 million. The Canadian Press