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Nunavut goes into lockdown and People's sexiest men alive: In The News for Nov. 18

Nunavut goes into lockdown and People's sexiest men alive: In The News for Nov. 18

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 Nov. 18 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Pandemic underscores importance of financial intelligence, federal centre says

Pandemic underscores importance of financial intelligence, federal centre says

OTTAWA — The federal anti-money laundering agency says it gave more than 2,000 intelligence leads to partners in the last fiscal year despite the havoc the COVID-19 pandemic created for the business world.
Schools, businesses closed: Nunavut goes into territorywide lockdown today

Schools, businesses closed: Nunavut goes into territorywide lockdown today

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut is shutting down for two weeks starting today to try to get cases of COVID-19 under control. All schools and non-essential businesses are closed, as are libraries, fitness centres, government offices and personal services.
Ex-Mountie faces grilling from former minister's lawyer, repeats earlier testimony

Ex-Mountie faces grilling from former minister's lawyer, repeats earlier testimony

VANCOUVER — A retired RCMP officer repeated his earlier testimony Tuesday at British Columbia's public inquiry into money laundering that former cabinet minister Kash Heed told him the government's gaming minister was aware of organized crime in casi
Meng's border exam was necessary because of national security concern: officer

Meng's border exam was necessary because of national security concern: officer

VANCOUVER — A senior border officer involved in the examination of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou at Vancouver's airport two years ago said he has never seen a customs and immigration exam deferred to allow for a quick arrest. Supt.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Nov. 17, 2020

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Nov. 17, 2020

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 8:25 p.m. Yukon has recorded another COVID-19 case, bringing the total in the territory to 25 since the pandemic started. Chief medical health officer Dr.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 8:28 p.m. EST on Nov. 17, 2020: There are 306,468 confirmed cases in Canada.
PM says military could help distribute COVID-19 vaccine, but Canada not there yet

PM says military could help distribute COVID-19 vaccine, but Canada not there yet

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the military could play an integral part in rolling out COVID-19 vaccines across the country, though question marks remain around cost and distribution.
Donald Trump on Elections Canada's disavowal of voting machines: 'THIS SAYS IT ALL'

Donald Trump on Elections Canada's disavowal of voting machines: 'THIS SAYS IT ALL'

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A tweet seeking to distance Elections Canada from the use of electronic voting equipment has earned a like from the president of the United States.
Ex-Quebec police chief goes to court to stop process that could lead to his ouster

Ex-Quebec police chief goes to court to stop process that could lead to his ouster

MONTREAL — The former head of the provincial police is the latest big name in Quebec to take the government to court over a years-long saga involving leaked documents tied to anti-corruption unit investigations.