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Fredericton city councillors divided after poet laureate reads abortion poem

Fredericton city councillors divided after poet laureate reads abortion poem

Fredericton city council is considering ending the custom of opening public meetings with a poem after the city's poet laureate read lyrical verses about abortion during a meeting Monday night.
Technical glitches plague first electronic vote in House of Commons history

Technical glitches plague first electronic vote in House of Commons history

OTTAWA — Members of Parliament have completed their first-ever remote vote in the House of Commons, a historic occasion marked by numerous technical glitches, lengthy delays and cameo appearances by some of their kids and even a family dog.
CPP breaking its rules with third-party donations in U. S: environment group

CPP breaking its rules with third-party donations in U. S: environment group

TORONTO — The Canada Pension Plan is overlooking its own rules that say its money cannot be used for political ends, says an environmental group.
Quebec raises alert levels in large cities, Ontario declares second COVID-19 wave

Quebec raises alert levels in large cities, Ontario declares second COVID-19 wave

Quebec moved its most populous regions to a maximum alert-level on Monday and Ontario declared itself in the grips of a second COVID-19 wave as both provinces grappled with rising caseloads.

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): --- 6:51 p.m. B.C.’s provincial health officer is once again appealing to residents to stay close to home and keep social circles small. Dr.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 28

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 28

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:46 p.m. EDT on Sept. 28, 2020: There are 155,307 confirmed cases in Canada.
Calgary hospital restricts visitors, postpones surgeries as COVID-19 infections grow

Calgary hospital restricts visitors, postpones surgeries as COVID-19 infections grow

CALGARY — A Calgary hospital was postponing surgeries and restricting visitors Monday as the number of people infected in multiple COVID-19 outbreaks climbed.

Recovery plan inspires confidence but Canadians like working from home for now: Poll

OTTAWA, Ill. — The federal government's economic recovery plan has inspired some confidence that it will create jobs and a stronger economy in future, a new poll suggests.
Plumbers found human flesh in the accused's pipes, Ontario murder trial hears

Plumbers found human flesh in the accused's pipes, Ontario murder trial hears

OSHAWA, Ont. — The trial of a man accused of murdering and dismembering two young women got underway Monday in Oshawa, Ont., with a detailed description of a gruesome scene officers stumbled upon when two plumbers called them to a local home.
No safe mask option for bearded members, RCMP says, but force is exploring solutions

No safe mask option for bearded members, RCMP says, but force is exploring solutions

OTTAWA — The RCMP says there is no safe and proven face covering for officers with beards, but it is working to find one for Sikh members temporarily sidelined from front-line policing.