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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 6

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 6

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 3:47 p.m. EDT on Sept. 6, 2020: There are 131,894 confirmed cases in Canada.
Pilot-desperate Air Force sees nine aviators rejoin amid COVID-19

Pilot-desperate Air Force sees nine aviators rejoin amid COVID-19

OTTAWA — The Royal Canadian Air Force's attempts to capitalize on the layoffs that have ravaged Canada's commercial airline industry during the COVID-19 pandemic have had some early — albeit extremely limited — success.
Nick Cordero, actor who died from COVID-19, to get online memorial tribute

Nick Cordero, actor who died from COVID-19, to get online memorial tribute

TORONTO — A memorial tribute to Nick Cordero, the Canadian stage icon who died from COVID-19 in July, is set to air on a new streaming platform tonight. The tribute, which is free to watch via Broadway On Demand at 7 p.m.
Early voting soars in N.B. election as voters seek to avoid election day lineups

Early voting soars in N.B. election as voters seek to avoid election day lineups

FREDERICTON — New Brunswickers turned out in unusually high numbers for advance voting this weekend, with the province's chief electoral officer saying she believes people are eager to avoid election day lineups during a pandemic.
No easy way home for seafarers delivering goods to Canadian ports during pandemic

No easy way home for seafarers delivering goods to Canadian ports during pandemic

MONTREAL — Resig Calanog's walk around Montreal's port is only the second time in nine months he's been on solid ground. Even for a career ship worker, it's a lot of time at sea.
Indigenous genocide finding hangs over Canada's Myanmar court intervention

Indigenous genocide finding hangs over Canada's Myanmar court intervention

OTTAWA — Cries of the pot calling the kettle black are emerging after Canada joined an international genocide lawsuit against Myanmar, because the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls said Canada's Indigenous Peoples
Flu vaccine orders up in Canada as simultaneous COVID and flu infections feared

Flu vaccine orders up in Canada as simultaneous COVID and flu infections feared

VANCOUVER — Pamela Hardy will be getting her 11-year-old twins vaccinated against flu as soon as an immunization program begins but she's worried about how public health officials will deal with any overcrowding at clinics to reduce transmission of C

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $11 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $11 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize was won by a lottery player in Quebec. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Sept.
N.B. Tories' stance on rural hospitals careful after February policy retreat

N.B. Tories' stance on rural hospitals careful after February policy retreat

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's Progressive Conservative leader is trying to extinguish fears he'll revive plans to cut acute care beds and ERs at rural hospitals, while also declining to confirm if existing levels of service will continue if he's re-e
Puppy scams on the rise as fraudsters play on isolation amid pandemic

Puppy scams on the rise as fraudsters play on isolation amid pandemic

Puppy scams are a growing problem across the country as fraudsters look to take advantage of lonely animal lovers during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Better Business Bureau.