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Mon, 30 Nov 2020 04:00:00 EST
Families say valued possessions still missing years after bank emptied their safety deposit boxes
Two families say they are still missing their most valued possessions years after TD Canada Trust drilled open and emptied their safety deposit boxes. Experts say banks operate the boxes "as a side b...

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 04:00:00 EST
Unusable masks, catered meals, redone renos: B.C health minister orders review of PHSA spending
B.C.'s health minister has ordered an immediate review of alleged misspending by the Provincial Health Services Authority during the COVID-19 crisis, after multiple sources claimed millions have been ...

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 20:22:45 EST
B.C. church fined $2.3K for violating province's suspension of worship services
A church in Langley B.C., just east of Vancouver has been fined $2,300 for contravening a recent provincial health order that prohibits in-person, faith-related gatherings aimed at limiting the sprea...

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 04:00:00 EST
COVID-19 has sucked the oxygen out of the room on the climate economy
An essential debate over tree planting, carbon pricing and building a low carbon economy has been delayed by the COVID-19 crisis.

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 04:00:00 EST
Freeland to deliver Liberal plan to revive Canada's post-pandemic economy today
The federal government will release its long-awaited fiscal update today — a spending plan to help Canadians cope with COVID-19 while recharging the national economy and key sectors battered by the ...

Canadian World News

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 20:56:34 EST
Thousands forced to flee after volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia
A volcano in eastern Indonesia erupted Sunday, sending a column of ash as high as 4,000 metres into the sky and forcing thousands of people to leave their homes.

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 22:10:25 EST
Biden chooses all-female senior White House press team
President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female senior communications team at his White House, naming longtime Democratic spokesperson Jen Psaki as his White House press secretary and campaign spok...

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 14:55:42 EST
Indian farmers reject talks with government amid blockades, furor over agriculture legislation
Protesting farmers on Sunday rejected the Indian government's offer to hold immediate talks if they ended their blockades of key highways as they seek the scrapping of legislation they say could devas...

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 17:01:14 EST
Wisconsin recount widens Biden's win over Trump in key battleground state
Wisconsin finished a recount of its presidential results on Sunday, confirming Democrat Joe Biden's victory over U.S. President Donald Trump in the key battleground state. Trump vowed to challenge th...

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 04:00:00 EST
United Arab Emirates hopes easing of restrictions around alcohol, gender help boost global image and economy
Recent reforms in the United Arab Emirates affecting everything from women's rights to alcohol consumption are a sign the majority-expat country sees liberalization of its strict laws as key to its ...

Journal de Quebec (fr)

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 00:00:00 EST
Comment allez-vous fêter Noël?
Une quinzaine de Québécois partagent leurs plans ingénieux pour fêter Noël en pleine pandémie.

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 00:00:00 EST
Les demandes d’aide alimentaire explosent
Déjà fortement sollicités depuis le début de la pandémie, les organismes d’aide alimentaire du Québec s’attendent à voir « se décupler » les demandes.

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 00:00:00 EST
Des écoles infestées par la COVID-19
Des «éclosions majeures» comprenant plus de 50 cas actifs de COVID-19 ont été recensées dans une quinzaine d’écoles depuis la rentrée.

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 00:00:00 EST
Des millions de dollars en subventions aux riches
Même si la Conférence de Montréal se tient de façon virtuelle, ses organisateurs ont quand même réussi à obtenir près de 2M$ des gouvernements.

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 22:34:20 EST
Forte hausse de la demande de tutorat
La pandémie aura été profitable pour l’industrie du tutorat privé alors que la demande en apprentissage extrascolaire a explosé partout au Québec.

Regina Leader-Post

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 05:19:20 +0000
SHA warns of increased COVID-19 risk at Regina curling clubs
The Saskatchewan Health Authority says a number of cases of COVID-19 have been linked to curling events in Regina.

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 05:17:11 +0000
More Regina classrooms closing due to COVID-19 cases
Regina Public Schools announced the closure of classrooms at three schools on Sunday with the Catholic division is closing classrooms in two others.

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 20:49:36 +0000
Grant Road School closing until Dec. 7, several other classes in Regina affected after COVID-19 cases found
The division said all close contacts had been informed and given information about self-isolation. Letters will be sent to all school families on Monday.

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 20:46:15 +0000
Eastend community fundraising to repair historic Wallace Stegner House
"We as Canadians continue to be enriched because that quiet little house, sitting in the little town of Eastend, does its job."

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 20:41:08 +0000
Gymnastics, cheerleading clubs adjust again to keep athletes training
"There's quite a bit that we can do, but it's kind of like ... playing hockey without a stick."

Times Colonist

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 01:30:07 -0800
The federal fiscal update and O'Toole's vaccine complaint: In The News for Nov. 30
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. 30 ...What we are watching in Canada ...OTTAWA - The federal Liberals will provide Canadian...

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 01:29:07 -0800
Global shares mixed after fresh records on Wall Street
TOKYO — Global shares were mixed Monday on renewed caution despite a record high finish on Wall Street last week driven by hopes for a COVID-19 vaccine and relief for the global economy.France's CAC 40 fell 0.3% to 5,579.72 in early trading, while ...

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 01:14:14 -0800
Congress returns with virus aid, federal funding unresolved
WASHINGTON — After months of shadowboxing amid a tense and toxic campaign, Capitol Hill's main players are returning for one final, perhaps futile, attempt at deal-making on a challenging menu of year-end business.COVID-19 relief, a $1.4 trillion c...

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 01:14:02 -0800
Biden breaks foot while playing with dog, to wear a boot
WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden will likely wear a walking boot for the next several weeks as he recovers from breaking his right foot while playing with one of his dogs, his doctor said.Biden suffered the injury on Saturday and visite...

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 01:13:52 -0800
Source: Pa. lawmaker gets a positive test at Trump meeting
HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania state senator abruptly left a West Wing meeting with President Donald Trump after being informed he had tested positive for the coronavirus, a person with direct knowledge of the meeting told The Associated Press.Re...

Toronto Star

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 23:13:52 EST
19 confirmed COVID-19 cases at Thorncliffe Park Public School found during new, voluntary testing program
Total number of cases are now at 21, after 18 students and one staff test positive.

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 19:38:00 EST
Enforcement ramps up in parts of Ontario as province logs 1,708 new COVID cases
In Mississauga, Ont., a part of Peel Region which is currently under lockdown, police said authorities had broken up a party with 60 attendees at a short-term rental unit.

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 18:29:11 EST
Ottawa extends rules and restrictions for travellers amid rising COVID-19 case counts
The ministers say restrictions for visitors crossing the border from the U.S. are currently in place until Dec. 21, but may be extended.

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 08:00:00 EST
Will Toronto still need those transit megaprojects after COVID-19?
The post-pandemic world is likely to see significantly less demand for commuter travel, experts say — even so, it may not take long for a fast-growing city like Toronto to once again find its transit networks over capacity.

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 12:23:00 EST
Peel police break up 60-person party at Mississauga Airbnb, issuing more than $45,000 in fines
Fines of $880 handed out to 27 people, with two hosts being fined a minimum of $10,000 each for violating the province’s indoor gathering bylaw.

Windsor Star

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 03:18:44 +0000
Downtown Windsor holiday season events scaled back due to 'red' status
"The fact that you can have hundreds of people lined up at Costco, but you can't have a business open in a downtown BIA — It's unfortunate."

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 17:40:39 +0000
Amherstburg 'reverse' Santa Claus parade draws hundreds of vehicles
The Amherstburg edition of Windsor Parade Corporation's drive-through event proved to be a hit again, with automobiles filling Pike Road on Saturday night for a look at Mr. and Mrs. Claus, Rudolph the Reindeer, and other festive features.

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 00:12:17 +0000
Lions will start over once again after firing of Quinn, Patricia
The New England way simply did not work for the Detroit Lions. That was the conclusion on Saturday as the club fired general manager Bob Quinn and head coach Matt Patricia just two days after the team’s humbling 41-25 loss at Ford Field to the Hous...

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 23:00:46 +0000
Guest column: Survival during pandemic increasingly tied to personal finances
I suppose like many I’d never heard of the Low-income Energy Assistance Program (known as LEAP) until Enwin Utilities in Windsor was fined $67,648 as a penalty for improperly or prematurely disconnecting 263 local customers from electric and water ...

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 18:39:51 +0000
Windsor-Essex COVID-19 count spikes by 89 new cases in two days, one new death
The Windsor-Essex region's latest fatality due to the novel coronavirus was a man in his 60s from the community, said the health unit on Saturday.

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