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Art depicting Viola Desmond displayed on building where she was arrested in 1946

Art depicting Viola Desmond displayed on building where she was arrested in 1946

NEW GLASGOW, N.S. — An art display paying tribute to Viola Desmond is nearing completion on the building where the civil rights icon took her most high-profile stand against racial inequality in Canada.
Malls say visits with Santa will be different this year, but still magical

Malls say visits with Santa will be different this year, but still magical

Shopping centres say meeting Santa will be just as magical for children this Christmas, even if it has to be at a distance of two metres — or via webcam.
Newfoundland and Labrador Tories vote against leadership review of Ches Crosbie

Newfoundland and Labrador Tories vote against leadership review of Ches Crosbie

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The Progressive Conservative Party of Newfoundland and Labrador has voted down a motion to hold a leadership review of its leader.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $60 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the whopping $60 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. There were also six Maxmillions prizes of $1 million each up for grabs, and one of them was claimed by a ticket holder in Quebec.
14 days of solitude: The lonely success of the 'Atlantic bubble'

14 days of solitude: The lonely success of the 'Atlantic bubble'

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Laurie Leek has spent four of the past eight weeks alone in her home in St. John’s. She was alone for her birthday. She was alone in the weeks immediately following her mother’s death. “It was terrible,” she said.
Assisted dying bill to be reintroduced Monday as court deadline looms

Assisted dying bill to be reintroduced Monday as court deadline looms

OTTAWA — Facing a looming court-imposed deadline, the federal government will reintroduce Monday legislation to amend Canada's law on medical assistance in dying. The government has until Dec.
No alarm before deadly volume of water gushed from dam, killing man in B.C.: CEO

No alarm before deadly volume of water gushed from dam, killing man in B.C.: CEO

VANCOUVER — The CEO of a dam operator says there were no alarms to warn a group of people fishing on the banks of the Capilano River in North Vancouver that a deadly torrent of water was heading their way on Thursday.
Hearing over controversial Coastal GasLink pipeline resumes at B.C. Supreme Court

Hearing over controversial Coastal GasLink pipeline resumes at B.C. Supreme Court

VANCOUVER — Arguments over the extension of the environmental assessment certificate for a natural gas pipeline in B.C.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Oct. 2

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:19 p.m. EDT on Oct. 2, 2020: There are 162,666 confirmed cases in Canada.

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): --- 7 p.m. British Columbia announced 161 new cases of COVID-19 today and three additional deaths related to the virus. In a statement, provincial health officer Dr.