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Lawyers hope to erase racist and misogynistic nickname of mountain landmark

Lawyers hope to erase racist and misogynistic nickname of mountain landmark

Momentum is building to properly name a prominent landmark on a mountain in the Alberta Rockies because its commonly used nickname is racist and misogynistic.
Quebec police investigating online threats against unnamed elected official

Quebec police investigating online threats against unnamed elected official

MONTREAL — Quebec provincial police have launched an investigation after online threats were made against an elected official, spokesman Guy Lapointe said Sunday.

Police arrest 3rd suspect in alleged attack on Black man at Manitoba skate park

BRANDON, Man. — Police in western Manitoba say they've made another arrest in an investigation where they allege a Black man was stabbed after a group of people yelled racial slurs at him.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 6

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 6

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 3:47 p.m. EDT on Sept. 6, 2020: There are 131,894 confirmed cases in Canada.
Pilot-desperate Air Force sees nine aviators rejoin amid COVID-19

Pilot-desperate Air Force sees nine aviators rejoin amid COVID-19

OTTAWA — The Royal Canadian Air Force's attempts to capitalize on the layoffs that have ravaged Canada's commercial airline industry during the COVID-19 pandemic have had some early — albeit extremely limited — success.
Nick Cordero, actor who died from COVID-19, to get online memorial tribute

Nick Cordero, actor who died from COVID-19, to get online memorial tribute

TORONTO — A memorial tribute to Nick Cordero, the Canadian stage icon who died from COVID-19 in July, is set to air on a new streaming platform tonight. The tribute, which is free to watch via Broadway On Demand at 7 p.m.
Early voting soars in N.B. election as voters seek to avoid election day lineups

Early voting soars in N.B. election as voters seek to avoid election day lineups

FREDERICTON — New Brunswickers turned out in unusually high numbers for advance voting this weekend, with the province's chief electoral officer saying she believes people are eager to avoid election day lineups during a pandemic.
No easy way home for seafarers delivering goods to Canadian ports during pandemic

No easy way home for seafarers delivering goods to Canadian ports during pandemic

MONTREAL — Resig Calanog's walk around Montreal's port is only the second time in nine months he's been on solid ground. Even for a career ship worker, it's a lot of time at sea.
Indigenous genocide finding hangs over Canada's Myanmar court intervention

Indigenous genocide finding hangs over Canada's Myanmar court intervention

OTTAWA — Cries of the pot calling the kettle black are emerging after Canada joined an international genocide lawsuit against Myanmar, because the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls said Canada's Indigenous Peoples
Flu vaccine orders up in Canada as simultaneous COVID and flu infections feared

Flu vaccine orders up in Canada as simultaneous COVID and flu infections feared

VANCOUVER — Pamela Hardy will be getting her 11-year-old twins vaccinated against flu as soon as an immunization program begins but she's worried about how public health officials will deal with any overcrowding at clinics to reduce transmission of C