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Testimony continues in Wanzhou case and pandemic elections: In The News for Oct. 27

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 Oct. 27, 2020 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Indigenous-led clinic to help Quebec community still shaken by Joyce Echaquan's death

Indigenous-led clinic to help Quebec community still shaken by Joyce Echaquan's death

MONTREAL — The idea is simple, says Jennifer Brazeau, executive director of the Native Friendship Centre in Quebec’s Lanaudiere region: provide “a culturally secure space” where Indigenous people can get health care without feeling afraid.

Testimony to continue today in extradition case of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou

VANCOUVER — Testimony will continue today in the Meng Wanzhou court case in Vancouver. The lawyers for the Huawei executive are trying to show her arrest two years ago was unlawful and she should not be extradited to the U.S. for alleged fraud.
Canadians don't want to 'rock the boat' when voting during pandemic: experts

Canadians don't want to 'rock the boat' when voting during pandemic: experts

EDMONTON — Monday's re-election of another incumbent premier in Canada's third recent provincial election shows Canadians don't want to "rock the boat" during a global pandemic, say political experts.
The latest developments as the Saskatchewan election results come in

The latest developments as the Saskatchewan election results come in

SASKATOON — The latest developments in the Saskatchewan election. All times CT: 12:10 a.m. It's possible Scott Moe will get all of his cabinet members back. Only Advanced Education Minister Tina Beaudry-Mellor is in jeopardy.
Four Moe Years: Scott Moe and Saskatchewan Party defeat NDP for 4th straight majority

Four Moe Years: Scott Moe and Saskatchewan Party defeat NDP for 4th straight majority

SASKATOON — Scott Moe lead his Saskatchewan Party into rare territory Monday winning a fourth straight majority for the longest serving government in the country.

Canadians don't want to 'rock the boat' when voting during pandemic: experts

EDMONTON — Monday's re-election of another incumbent premier in Canada's third recent provincial election shows Canadians don't want to "rock the boat" during a global pandemic, say political experts.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. EDT on Oct. 27, 2020: There are 220,212 confirmed cases in Canada.
Liberals win two Toronto byelections despite stiff challenges from Greens, Tories

Liberals win two Toronto byelections despite stiff challenges from Greens, Tories

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals saw their share of the vote drop in two Toronto byelections Monday, a humbling result for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the first electoral test of his government's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
QuickSketch: A look at Saskatchewan Party Leader Scott Moe

QuickSketch: A look at Saskatchewan Party Leader Scott Moe

REGINA — A look at Scott Moe, leader of the Saskatchewan Party: Born: July 31, 1973, in Prince Albert, Sask. Early years: Raised as the oldest in a family of five on a grain farm near Shellbrook, Sask.