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Opposition leaders in the House and DND shopping: In The News for Sept. 28

Opposition leaders in the House and DND shopping: In The News for Sept. 28

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Sept. 28. What we are watching in Canada ...

COVID-19 further delaying some overdue military procurements

OTTAWA — While the federal government is pressing ahead with plans to buy billions of dollars worth of much-needed equipment for the Canadian Armed Forces, the Department of National Defence's top procurement official says COVID-19 is further slowing

Speakers acknowledge criticism during police and peace officer memorial services

Annual ceremonies across Canada held Sunday to honour police and peace officers who died in the line of duty acknowledged challenges members have endured from the global pandemic, with some speakers also defending officers from the criticism and prot
Must-see TV: Trump, Biden to square off in first face-to-face debate of 2020 election

Must-see TV: Trump, Biden to square off in first face-to-face debate of 2020 election

WASHINGTON, Wash. — To borrow a favourite phrase from a certain sitting U.S. president, Tuesday's debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden promises to be something the likes of which no one's ever seen.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 27

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 5:09 p.m. EDT on Sept. 27, 2020: There are 153,124 confirmed cases in Canada.
Parliament Hill security boosted after reports of harassment

Parliament Hill security boosted after reports of harassment

OTTAWA — The security service charged with protecting Parliament Hill says it has stepped up its presence in the area following several recent reports of harassment against politicians and others.

One new case of COVID-19 reported Sunday in Newfoundland and Labrador

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Public Health officials in Newfoundland and Labrador are reporting one new confirmed case of COVID-19. The new case, announced Sunday, involves a man between 20-39 years of age in the Eastern Health region.
Visits suspended at federal prisons in Quebec to prevent potential COVID spread

Visits suspended at federal prisons in Quebec to prevent potential COVID spread

MONTREAL — Visits to federal prisons in Quebec have been suspended in an effort to prevent the potential spread of COVID-19 inside the facilities, the Correctional Service of Canada said this weekend.
Author says acquittal on child pornography charges allows him to 'breathe again'

Author says acquittal on child pornography charges allows him to 'breathe again'

A Quebec author acquitted last week of child pornography charges in connection with passages in a horror novel says he — and fiction writers across the country — can "breathe again." "It's as if a huge weight has just come off my shoulders...
Childhood lessons, fight with cancer helped John Horgan forge political goals

Childhood lessons, fight with cancer helped John Horgan forge political goals

VICTORIA — An Indigenous leader says John Horgan would often use a joke to ease tensions during difficult times in talks over the future of fish farms between groups with different interests in British Columbia.
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