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Three charged with mischief after statues are covered in paint during protest

Three charged with mischief after statues are covered in paint during protest

TORONTO — Three protesters were charged with mischief on Saturday after supporters of Black Lives Matter threw paint on several statues, including one of Canada's first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald, and called for the defunding of police.
Glacier sightseeing bus rolls in the Alberta Rockies killing 3 and injuring others

Glacier sightseeing bus rolls in the Alberta Rockies killing 3 and injuring others

JASPER, Alta. — Three people were killed and more than a dozen others were critically injured when a glacier sightseeing bus rolled at one of the most popular attractions in the Rocky Mountains, the Columbia Icefield.

Quebec police suspend ground search for father whose daughters were found dead

ST-APOLLINAIRE, Que. — Quebec provincial police suspended an intensive ground search Saturday for a missing father whose daughters were found dead one week ago in a wooded area southwest of Quebec City.
Canadians are reluctantly wearing masks as support for mandatory masking climbs

Canadians are reluctantly wearing masks as support for mandatory masking climbs

TORONTO — As fears of a resurgence in COVID-19 cases increase, many Canadians are reluctantly donning masks to stop the spread of the virus.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, July 18

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 5:56 p.m. on July 18, 2020: There are 109,999 confirmed cases in Canada.
Quebec becomes first province to make masks mandatory in indoor public spaces

Quebec becomes first province to make masks mandatory in indoor public spaces

MONTREAL — Quebec's move to make mask-wearing obligatory in all indoor public places as of Saturday was met with a protest march and with small business owners calling on the government to shift enforcement off their shoulders.
Over three dozen senators demand 'open, transparent' inquiry into N.S. shooting

Over three dozen senators demand 'open, transparent' inquiry into N.S. shooting

OTTAWA — Over three dozen Canadian senators are calling on the federal and Nova Scotia governments to launch a "fully open, transparent and comprehensive inquiry" into the mass shootings that left 22 people dead in the province in April.
Bloc to back Liberals' bill extending wage subsidy, sending money to disabled

Bloc to back Liberals' bill extending wage subsidy, sending money to disabled

OTTAWA — The Bloc Quebecois says it'll support a bill to extend the federal emergency wage subsidy and make payments to people with disabilities to help with COVID-19 costs when the House of Commons meets on Monday.
StatCan plans 'contactless' census for 2021 in response to COVID-19

StatCan plans 'contactless' census for 2021 in response to COVID-19

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada is working on plans to deliver a "contactless census" next May if COVID-19 remains a threat.
Feds order supplies to give two doses of COVID-19 vaccine when its ready

Feds order supplies to give two doses of COVID-19 vaccine when its ready

OTTAWA — The federal government is ordering more than 75 million syringes, alcohol swabs and bandages so it can inoculate Canadians as soon as a COVID-19 vaccine is ready.