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"Schitt's Creek" makes history and the ricin affair: In The News for Sept. 21

"Schitt's Creek" makes history and the ricin affair: In The News for Sept. 21

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. 21. What we are watching in Canada ...
AP sources: Woman accused of sending ricin letter arrested

AP sources: Woman accused of sending ricin letter arrested

WASHINGTON — A woman suspected of sending an envelope containing the poison ricin, which was addressed to White House, has been arrested at New York-Canada border, three law enforcement officials told The Associated Press on Sunday.
Federal Court hears certification arguments this week in MMIW lawsuit

Federal Court hears certification arguments this week in MMIW lawsuit

REGINA — A mother who alleges the federal government and RCMP took a a "negligent" and "lackadaisical" approach to investigating missing and murdered Indigenous women will attend a hearing this week that will determine if her lawsuit moves forward, h
Addressing anti-mask protests poses a challenge for leaders, experts say

Addressing anti-mask protests poses a challenge for leaders, experts say

MONTREAL — Quebec's COVID-19 case numbers hit their highest numbers since the end of May this weekend, but Alexandre Laberge-Ayotte wasn't worried.

Searchers find body of one of two teens missing after boat capsized off P.E.I.

ALBERTON, P.E.I. — An underwater search team has found the body of one of two 17-year-old boys who went missing when their small boat capsized off Prince Edward Island last week. The searchers recovered the body of Ethan Reilly at about 5:30 p.m.
Fishermen say they are removing Indigenous lobster traps in western Nova Scotia

Fishermen say they are removing Indigenous lobster traps in western Nova Scotia

SAULNIERVILLE, N.S. — A flotilla of non-Indigenous fishing boats moved into St. Marys Bay off western Nova Scotia on Sunday to remove lobster traps set by fishermen from the Sipekne'katik First Nation.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 20

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 20

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 3:42 p.m. EDT on Sept. 20, 2020: There are 143,649 confirmed cases in Canada.

Hurricane Teddy expected Wednesday in northeastern parts of Atlantic Canada

HALIFAX — Hurricane Teddy is expected to hit areas of Atlantic Canada as a post-tropical storm on Wednesday, although its effects aren't expected to be as severe as post-tropical storm Dorian, which blew through the region a year ago.
'Everything has changed': N.B. doctor describes racism after COVID-19 outbreak

'Everything has changed': N.B. doctor describes racism after COVID-19 outbreak

After months of harassment and racist remarks, the doctor at the centre of a COVID-19 controversy that rocked New Brunswick says his life has been changed entirely. Dr.

B.C. or Ontario? Residential school survivors fight move of court battle

TORONTO — A bitterly fought legal battle between survivors of a brutal residential school and the federal government is slated for an appeal hearing this week over whether the case should now be moved to British Columbia from Ontario.