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The latest news on COVID 19 developments in Canada on Nov. 25, 2020

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 10:45 a.m. Ontario is reporting 1,373 new cases of COVID-19 and 35 more deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 10:45 a.m. EST on Nov. 25, 2020: There are 343,817 confirmed cases in Canada.
Bloc leader slams Trudeau over 'unacceptable' handling of COVID-19 vaccine orders

Bloc leader slams Trudeau over 'unacceptable' handling of COVID-19 vaccine orders

OTTAWA — Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet is blasting the prime minister's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, calling Justin Trudeau's pledge that vaccines will start to arrive in the coming months "unacceptable.
Canada-wide survey of women's shelters shows abuse more severe during pandemic

Canada-wide survey of women's shelters shows abuse more severe during pandemic

A new national survey by Women's Shelters Canada offers a glimpse into the experiences of front-line workers and women fleeing violence during the COVID-19 pandemic, with reports of clients facing more violence that is also increasing in severity.
Tougher COVID-19 restrictions and a major Grammy snub: In The News for Nov. 25

Tougher COVID-19 restrictions and a major Grammy snub: In The News for Nov. 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 Nov. 25 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

Test of emergency public alert system expected today across Canada, CRTC says

OTTAWA — Most people across Canada can expect an interruption today by an emergency public alert that will be broadcast on television, radio and sent to mobile devices as part of a countrywide test of the system.
'No option:' Alberta bans home gatherings as COVID-19 cases continue to climb

'No option:' Alberta bans home gatherings as COVID-19 cases continue to climb

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, his province bending precariously under the weight of record COVID-19 cases, imposed new sweeping public health restrictions Tuesday that include a ban on gatherings in people’s homes.
Despite reduction, Canada calls U.S. softwood lumber duties 'unfair,' 'unjustified'

Despite reduction, Canada calls U.S. softwood lumber duties 'unfair,' 'unjustified'

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The federal government says American duties on Canadian softwood lumber exports continue to be "unfair" and "unjustified," even if they have been reduced. An administrative review by the U.S.
McCallum says he tried to improve conditions for Korvig, Spavor in Chinese prison

McCallum says he tried to improve conditions for Korvig, Spavor in Chinese prison

OTTAWA — One of Canada's most controversial ex-ambassadors to China says he repeatedly tried to improve the living conditions of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor after their imprisonment in the People's Republic almost two years ago.
Help from B.C. man allows American family to reunite in Alaska

Help from B.C. man allows American family to reunite in Alaska

A woman from Georgia says her family's reunion was saved by a man from British Columbia who drove them to the Alaskan border after they got stranded in a snowstorm and appealed for help.