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Canadians don't know much about Erin O'Toole but poll finds openness to him

Canadians don't know much about Erin O'Toole but poll finds openness to him

OTTAWA — Most Canadians know very little about new Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole but a new poll suggests his personal qualities and policy positions could eventually give his party a boost.
Patient wants B.C. to protect legal rights of mentally ill like most provinces

Patient wants B.C. to protect legal rights of mentally ill like most provinces

VANCOUVER — A week after giving birth to her daughter, Shareen Nimmo was forced to enter a psychiatric facility without being informed of her rights or having access to independent legal advice.
N.S. mass shooting case: media outlets challenge redactions in search warrants

N.S. mass shooting case: media outlets challenge redactions in search warrants

TRURO, N.S.
Ad criticized by teachers meant to allay anxiety: B.C.'s public health officer

Ad criticized by teachers meant to allay anxiety: B.C.'s public health officer

VICTORIA — The provincial health officer says a back-to-school ad being criticized by the B.C. Teachers' Federation as unrealistic wasn't meant to be a commercial about what classrooms would look like. Dr.
N.B. party leaders promise action to stop use of industrial herbicide

N.B. party leaders promise action to stop use of industrial herbicide

FREDERICTON — The Liberals and Greens promised to eliminate the use of industrial herbicide on public land across the province Monday, as New Brunswick's election campaign entered its final two weeks.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 31

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 31

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:12 p.m. EDT on Aug. 31, 2020: There are 128,948 confirmed cases in Canada.
Green Party expects eight candidates on final leadership ballot

Green Party expects eight candidates on final leadership ballot

OTTAWA — Green Party officials said Monday they anticipate eight people will be able to hit Tuesday's deadline to submit another $20,000 and make it onto the ballot for the party's leadership vote in October.
Former Edmonton nightclub employee appeals sex assault conviction

Former Edmonton nightclub employee appeals sex assault conviction

EDMONTON — A former Edmonton nightclub employee who was found guilty of sexually assaulting five women is appealing the convictions. Matthew McKnight, who is 33, was sentenced last month to eight years in prison.
Trudeau calls out vandals who toppled Montreal's Macdonald statue

Trudeau calls out vandals who toppled Montreal's Macdonald statue

MONTREAL — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday he's "profoundly disappointed" in the vandals who toppled and defaced a Montreal statue of the first prime minister of Canada, as Quebec's premier promised the monument would be restored.
Canada has contracts for up to four COVID-19 vaccines but they won't be mandatory

Canada has contracts for up to four COVID-19 vaccines but they won't be mandatory

OTTAWA — Canada is near the front of the line to get millions of doses of four of the most promising COVID-19 vaccines in development, but the federal government does not plan to make getting a vaccine mandatory, federal cabinet ministers said Monday