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U.S. Republicans, Democrats in Canada agree: Expat Americans should vote

U.S. Republicans, Democrats in Canada agree: Expat Americans should vote

TORONTO — Despite the bitter partisan divide racking U.S. politics, there is one thing both Republicans and Democrats living in Canada agree on when it comes to November's presidential election — the need for American expats here to vote.
Experts, national parents group, call for specialized proton therapy clinic in Canada

Experts, national parents group, call for specialized proton therapy clinic in Canada

HALIFAX — An advocacy group for children's cancer research says it's time Canada makes an advanced form of radiotherapy, called proton beam therapy, more widely available.
PBO complains of lack of transparency on $422 billion in federal business support

PBO complains of lack of transparency on $422 billion in federal business support

OTTAWA — Crown corporations have handed out an estimated $422 billion in loans, guarantees and deferrals to businesses since the start of the pandemic, the parliamentary budget officer says in a report that warns about a lack of details around the me

Who stands in for an ill prime minister is not as clear as it is in American politics

OTTAWA — Should U.S. President Donald Trump fall too ill with COVID-19 to be able to perform his duties, there's an automatic backup: U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence. The Canadian approach to succession is a bit more complicated.
New institute to shine spotlight on Canada's little known history of slavery

New institute to shine spotlight on Canada's little known history of slavery

MONTREAL — Charmaine Nelson wagers that if you asked people in cities across Canada what they know about the history of slavery in this country, most would be surprised to hear that the practice even took place.
Trump COVID test and military exports: In The News for Oct. 2

Trump COVID test and military exports: In The News for Oct. 2

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 Oct. 2 ... What we are watching today ...

With Trump testing positive, a look at some Canadian politicians and COVID-19

United States President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19.
Second World War female aeronautical engineer Elsie MacGill gets Heritage Minute

Second World War female aeronautical engineer Elsie MacGill gets Heritage Minute

Pioneering female aeronautical engineer Elsie MacGill is the focus of a new Heritage Minute. Historica Canada released a tribute to MacGill’s influential role in the Second World War on Thursday to mark the first day of Women’s History Month.
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): --- 6:36 p.m. B.C. has conducted a record number of daily COVID-19 tests while diagnosing another 82 cases in the province. Provincial medical health officer Dr.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Oct. 1

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Oct. 1

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:11 p.m. EDT on Oct. 1, 2020: There are 160,542 confirmed cases in Canada.