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Second World War female aeronautical engineer Elsie MacGill gets Heritage Minute

Second World War female aeronautical engineer Elsie MacGill gets Heritage Minute

Pioneering female aeronautical engineer Elsie MacGill is the focus of a new Heritage Minute. Historica Canada released a tribute to MacGill’s influential role in the Second World War on Thursday to mark the first day of Women’s History Month.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): --- 6:36 p.m. B.C. has conducted a record number of daily COVID-19 tests while diagnosing another 82 cases in the province. Provincial medical health officer Dr.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Oct. 1

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Oct. 1

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:11 p.m. EDT on Oct. 1, 2020: There are 160,542 confirmed cases in Canada.
Quebec cities face new COVID-19 restrictions as Ontario contends with testing backlog

Quebec cities face new COVID-19 restrictions as Ontario contends with testing backlog

Quebec reported 16 more deaths Thursday as it began the first day of new restrictions meant to flatten a spike in COVID-19 infections, while Ontario tweaked its school screening guidelines and a hospital outbreak in Calgary grew.
B.C. Supreme Court hears petition for judicial review of Coastal GasLink certificate

B.C. Supreme Court hears petition for judicial review of Coastal GasLink certificate

VANCOUVER — Lawyers for the Office of the Wet’suwet’en were in British Columbia Supreme Court Thursday seeking an order quashing the extension of the environmental assessment certificate for a pipeline that was at the centre of countrywide protests i
Airline unions call on Ottawa for $7 billion in loans for ailing industry

Airline unions call on Ottawa for $7 billion in loans for ailing industry

Labour leaders are calling on Ottawa to provide immediate financial aid and rapid viral testing to an airline industry devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Federal Liberals revive bill that seeks to outlaw forced LGBTQ conversion therapy

Federal Liberals revive bill that seeks to outlaw forced LGBTQ conversion therapy

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals have reintroduced a bill that would ban forcing children or adults to undergo therapy aimed at altering their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Promise of hybrid sittings clears way for Senate to deal with worker-aid bill

Promise of hybrid sittings clears way for Senate to deal with worker-aid bill

OTTAWA — The government's representative in the Senate is promising to introduce a motion Friday to hold hybrid sittings of the upper house during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sen.
RCMP eases mask policy for bearded members, allows return to front line in some cases

RCMP eases mask policy for bearded members, allows return to front line in some cases

OTTAWA — The RCMP has eased restrictions that sidelined bearded officers, including some Sikh and Muslim members, from front-line policing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Second Quebec health care worker fired after Indigenous woman's hospital death

Second Quebec health care worker fired after Indigenous woman's hospital death

MONTREAL — A second health-care worker has been fired in connection with the treatment of an Indigenous woman who was subjected to degrading remarks in a hospital northeast of Montreal before she died.