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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 10:52 a.m. EST on Nov. 21, 2020: There are 322,307 confirmed cases in Canada.
Drilling forecast calls for 14 per cent rebound in 2021 from depths of 2020 activity

Drilling forecast calls for 14 per cent rebound in 2021 from depths of 2020 activity

The organization that represents Canadian drilling contractors is forecasting a 14 per cent increase in the number of oil and gas wells to be drilled in Canada in 2021 compared with historic lows this year, but warns the outlook remains dep
Campaign aims to stock food bank shelves across Alberta

Campaign aims to stock food bank shelves across Alberta

Drive is on to help stock shelves at Alberta's food banks
Alberta ends carding, brings in new rules on when police can stop and question

Alberta ends carding, brings in new rules on when police can stop and question

Carding involves police arbitrarily stopping members of the public and asking for personal information.
B.C. government website hacked

B.C. government website hacked

The site has been offline for over one week and officials provided no details until Thursday morning.
Singh calls for end to for-profit long-term care homes owned by government

Singh calls for end to for-profit long-term care homes owned by government

A study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal in August found that for-profit homes in Ontario were likelier to see more extensive COVID-19 outbreaks and more deaths, though the odds of an outbreak in the first place were no greater than at non-profit residences.
Online shopping trend expected to hit trillions

Online shopping trend expected to hit trillions

According to the Research Departments survey conducted in 2018 regarding shopping behaviours, the most common responses they received was that people shop online to save time and money.
Scammers using Christmas 'must-have' toys to con consumers

Scammers using Christmas 'must-have' toys to con consumers

Scammers are quickly cashing in on the latest toy trends in the run-up to Christmas, according to the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
Artificial intelligence threatens individual privacy: commissioner

Artificial intelligence threatens individual privacy: commissioner

Cofone said a rights-based approach as suggested by Therrien is “essential to protecting other human rights in the context of commercial activity.”
OPINION: Google and Facebook profit from reliable journalism. They should help pay for it

OPINION: Google and Facebook profit from reliable journalism. They should help pay for it

The Canadian federal government has taken note of the crisis facing news media and wants to act. We applaud this. The time to act is now. And we hope to act wisely.