Ontario could hit 1,000 daily COVID-19 cases in weeks according to modelling

TORONTO — Ontario could see 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 a day by mid-October, the government predicted Wednesday, saying rising infections among young people were driving the spread of the virus among all demographics. Premier Doug Ford calle...

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): --- 3:12 p.m. Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting one new confirmed case of COVID-19. Health officials say the case involves a woman between 20 and 39 years old in the Labrador-...

Financial aid for workers hurt by COVID-19 gets unanimous support in Commons

OTTAWA — The House of Commons has unanimously passed legislation authorizing new benefits for workers left jobless or underemployed by the COVID-19 pandemic.In the process, the minority Liberal government has survived its first pandemic-era confidence ...

Follow the party leaders in Saskatchewan’s provincial election campaign

Where the leaders are on the campaign trail Wednesday for the Oct. 26 Saskatchewan election: Saskatchewan Party Leader Scott Moe  SASKATOON — Makes a platform announcement in southwest Saskatoon (10 a.m., 3415 Dieppe St.) SASKATOON — Makes campaig...

Judge reserves decision on evidence in Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou’s hearing

VANCOUVER — A B.C. Supreme Court judge has reserved her decision on whether to allow Meng Wanzhou's lawyers to advance an argument that United States officials misled Canada when they described allegations against the Huawei executive. Associate Chief ...

Horgan says elders in long-term care deserve own rooms, pledges $1.4 billion plan

SURREY, B.C. — NDP Leader John Horgan says elders living in long-term care facilities in British Columbia deserve their own rooms. He promised a $1.4-billion, 10-year plan Wednesday to revamp elder care after the COVID-19 pandemic showed vulnerabilitie...

B.C. extends state of emergency, reports one death and 105 new cases of COVID-19

VICTORIA — The B.C. government is extending the province's state of emergency for another two weeks, allowing officials to continue using emergency powers to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. The move comes as B.C. reported 105 new cases of the illness and...

Saskatchewan election campaign stops in Saskatoon

SASKATOON — Party leaders in Saskatchewan are to spend their first full day of campaigning today in one of the cities considered an election battleground. Saskatchewan Party Leader Scott Moe is to be in Saskatoon to make his first

Green party kept donations meant for Glen Murray campaign in error

OTTAWA — The federal Green party says it accidentally kept donations that were meant to support the leadership campaign of Glen Murray. The party says contributions meant for the former Winnipeg mayor and Ontario Liberal cabinet minister were incorrect...

Liberals revive efforts to make Sept. 30 holiday for Indigenous reconciliation

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is reviving its effort to create a new statutory holiday to commemorate the victims and survivors of Indigenous residential schools. Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault introduced legislation in the House of Commons toda...