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Canadian politicians who've been forced to isolate because of exposure to COVID-19

Canadian politicians who've been forced to isolate because of exposure to COVID-19

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole is just the latest on a growing list of Canadian politicians who have been needed to isolate themselves and get tested for COVID-19.
B.C. nurses will be able prescribe drugs to help stop overdose deaths

B.C. nurses will be able prescribe drugs to help stop overdose deaths

VANCOUVER — Registered and psychiatric nurses in British Columbia will be able to prescribe safer drugs for people at risk of overdose under a new public health order that advocates are hailing as a major step in the battle to save lives.
Driver arrested after nine pedestrians injured by car in Montreal

Driver arrested after nine pedestrians injured by car in Montreal

MONTREAL — Nine people, including two children, were injured after they were struck by a car in north-end Montreal Wednesday afternoon. Montreal police said the driver hit a pedestrian at an intersection and fled the scene.
Canadian forestry invents biodegradable mask filter, aims for full mask by Christmas

Canadian forestry invents biodegradable mask filter, aims for full mask by Christmas

OTTAWA — A Quebec-based forestry innovation organization says it has figured out how to make a single-use face mask filter out of fully-biodegradable wood products. Stéphane Renou, the president of FPInnovations Inc.
Lobster protests: Nova Scotia MP demands immediate action from Ottawa

Lobster protests: Nova Scotia MP demands immediate action from Ottawa

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia MP is demanding Ottawa step in to quell rising anger among lobster fishermen who are accusing Indigenous fishermen of illegally trapping and selling lobster out of season.
New Brunswick mass shooting trial on hold until Tuesday due to 'unexpected' issue

New Brunswick mass shooting trial on hold until Tuesday due to 'unexpected' issue

FREDERICTON — The murder trial for a Fredericton man charged in the 2018 fatal shootings of four people has been put on hold until next week.
Conservative Leader O'Toole in isolation after staffer tests positive for COVID-19

Conservative Leader O'Toole in isolation after staffer tests positive for COVID-19

OTTAWA — Federal Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole is the second federal party leader in as many days to get tested for COVID-19 and put himself into isolation after possibly being exposed to the virus through a staffer.
Canada sending nearly 300 fire personnel by Friday to help battle wildfires in Oregon

Canada sending nearly 300 fire personnel by Friday to help battle wildfires in Oregon

WASHINGTON, Wash.
Trudeau says he doesn't want an election but country will 'figure it out' if need be

Trudeau says he doesn't want an election but country will 'figure it out' if need be

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada's democratic institutions — including Parliament and Elections Canada — need to be fully functional even in the midst of a deadly pandemic.
Ethics watchdog bites former envoy to U.S. over corporate meetings with ministers

Ethics watchdog bites former envoy to U.S. over corporate meetings with ministers

OTTAWA — Canada’s former ambassador to the United States has been cited by the federal ethics watchdog for improper lobbying after he left office, and barred from contact with senior ministers and political officials.