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Truck driver responsible for Humboldt Broncos crash seeks to stay in Canada

Truck driver responsible for Humboldt Broncos crash seeks to stay in Canada

REGINA — A lawyer representing the truck driver responsible for the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash says his client wants to be able to stay in Canada once released from prison. It's something families of the victims are split on.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:16 p.m. EDT on Oct. 29, 2020: There are 228,540 confirmed cases in Canada.
Assisted-dying bill wins approval in principle over Conservative objections

Assisted-dying bill wins approval in principle over Conservative objections

OTTAWA — Over the objections of dozens of Conservatives, the House of Commons gave approval in principle Thursday to a bill that would make it easier for dying Canadians to get medical help to end their suffering.
Federal government unveils rules for $750-million emissions reduction fund

Federal government unveils rules for $750-million emissions reduction fund

OTTAWA — Oil and gas companies that use federal cash to help cut methane emissions from their operations won't have to repay every penny if they eliminate the methane emissions entirely.
Auditor general blames government incompetence for costly Quebec ferry saga

Auditor general blames government incompetence for costly Quebec ferry saga

MONTREAL — Quebec's auditor general is blaming incompetence within the province's ferry service corporation for the ill-fated acquisition of a vessel that cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars.

Advocates, opposition parties push feds for action on long-term care

OTTAWA — Opposition parties and long-term care advocates said Thursday that Ottawa needs to stop delaying action to help fix the country's troubled nursing and retirement homes.
Trick or Treat? Experts divided on letting kids go out on Halloween due to COVID risk

Trick or Treat? Experts divided on letting kids go out on Halloween due to COVID risk

As COVID-19 case numbers continue to creep up in much of the country, some parents are feeling spooked about letting their children trick-or-treat on Halloween.
B.C. man's lawsuit over marketing of Canada Dry ginger ale settled for $200,000

B.C. man's lawsuit over marketing of Canada Dry ginger ale settled for $200,000

VANCOUVER — The maker of Canada Dry ginger ale has agreed to pay more than $200,000 to settle a class-action lawsuit launched by a B.C. man who alleged he was misled by marketing suggesting the soda had medicinal benefits. A B.C.
Minister says scheduling snafus stalling Desmond inquiry, but lawyer isn't so sure

Minister says scheduling snafus stalling Desmond inquiry, but lawyer isn't so sure

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Justice Minister Mark Furey says scheduling snafus are getting in the way of restarting a high-profile inquiry investigating why former soldier Lionel Desmond killed his family and himself in January 2017.

Malls gathered facial images of five million shoppers without consent: watchdogs

OTTAWA — Five million images of peoples' faces were collected through digital information kiosks in 12 malls across Canada without the knowledge or consent of the shoppers, privacy watchdogs say. An investigation by the federal, Alberta and B.C.
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