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COVID-19 briefings and detention camps in China: In The News for Sept. 25

COVID-19 briefings and detention camps in China: In The News for Sept. 25

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 Sept. 25 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

More female southern resident killer whales needed for population growth: scientists

VANCOUVER — The addition of a new male calf to a critically endangered pod of southern resident killer whales has left experts happy yet disappointed because it won't further the population of the orcas.
After long-term care, Quebec private seniors residences a growing COVID-19 concern

After long-term care, Quebec private seniors residences a growing COVID-19 concern

MONTREAL — A slow but steady rise of COVID-19 cases in Quebec's private seniors residences in recent weeks is causing concern among experts and authorities, who want to avoid the disaster that befell long-term care homes during the first wave of the
Canada nears end to long, tortuous search for military rescue planes

Canada nears end to long, tortuous search for military rescue planes

OTTAWA — Canada's long search for new rescue planes for the military is nearly over as the federal government showed off the first of 16 new aircraft on Canadian soil Friday. The unveiling at Canadian Forces Base Comox, B.C.
Eleven jurors find man guilty of murder after juror with COVID-19 symptoms excused

Eleven jurors find man guilty of murder after juror with COVID-19 symptoms excused

WINNIPEG — A 23-year-old man has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of a Winnipeg foster home manager. An eleven-person jury reached the verdict against Kane Moar for the fatal Dec. 17, 2018, attack on Ricardo Hibi.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): --- 7:35 p.m. Alberta's chief medical officer of health says the province is not in a second wave of COVID-19 despite increased daily case numbers in recent weeks. Dr.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 24

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 24

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:14 p.m. EDT on Sept. 24, 2020: There are 149,094 confirmed cases in Canada.
Haddad back on ballot for Greens after pointing out party hypocrisy

Haddad back on ballot for Greens after pointing out party hypocrisy

OTTAWA — Montreal immigration lawyer Meryam Haddad issued a mic-drop rebuttal after she was briefly expelled from the Green party leadership race this week for allegedly endorsing a "rival" provincial party in the British Columbia election.
Spectre of COVID-19 second wave looms as Quebec urges limited social gatherings

Spectre of COVID-19 second wave looms as Quebec urges limited social gatherings

Quebecers are being urged to limit their social contact and Ontario is trying to get a handle on its testing backlog, while Alberta's top doctor says she doesn't believe a second wave of COVID-19 and tougher restrictions are foregone conclusions.
NDP edges toward supporting Liberal minority after changes to COVID-19 benefits

NDP edges toward supporting Liberal minority after changes to COVID-19 benefits

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's minority Liberal government appears poised to survive a confidence vote on its throne speech after introducing legislation Thursday aimed at securing NDP support.