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The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Nov. 16, 2020

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:40 p.m. Alberta has reported its deadliest day with 20 COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing its total fatalities to 427 since the pandemic began.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Nov. 16, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:59 p.m. EST on Nov. 16, 2020: There are 302,234 confirmed cases in Canada.
Manitoba reserve on lockdown after all residents at care home infected with COVID-19

Manitoba reserve on lockdown after all residents at care home infected with COVID-19

WINNIPEG — Every resident of a long-term care home on a northern Manitoba reserve where the number of infections almost doubled in a day has tested positive for COVID-19, says the Indigenous community's leader.
2nd promising COVID-19 vaccine candidate stirs hope as Canada surpasses 300k cases

2nd promising COVID-19 vaccine candidate stirs hope as Canada surpasses 300k cases

News of another promising COVID-19 vaccine candidate stirred hope Monday as Canada's case count surpassed the 300,000 mark, with the two hardest-hit provinces continuing to report more than 1,000 daily new infections and a sudden spike in Nunavut tri
CP NewsAlert: Canada surpasses 300,000 COVID cases, more than 100,000 in past month

CP NewsAlert: Canada surpasses 300,000 COVID cases, more than 100,000 in past month

Canada reached a troubling milestone on Monday, surpassing 300,000 total COVID cases since the pandemic began earlier this year, and health experts are alarmed — but not surprised — by the rapid growth we've seen over the last few weeks.
Trudeau government to usher in new privacy legislation

Trudeau government to usher in new privacy legislation

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is poised to introduce legislation aimed at better safeguarding the privacy of Canadians in the digital era.
Liberals take small step to back off delay tactics on WE Charity affair

Liberals take small step to back off delay tactics on WE Charity affair

OTTAWA — The Liberals said Monday they will cede some ground on the WE Charity affair, which has been mired in filibusters and duelling committee motions for nearly two months — but appeared to yield only minimal turf.
'No government contracts' for companies that don't manufacture in U.S., Biden vows

'No government contracts' for companies that don't manufacture in U.S., Biden vows

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Now that he's the president-elect, Joe Biden is doubling down on his promise that economic recovery efforts in the United States will remain a made-in-America endeavour.
A 'crackdown' on journalism is dangerous to democracy: PM on global media freedom

A 'crackdown' on journalism is dangerous to democracy: PM on global media freedom

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau highlighted the work of journalists working under pressure in Hong Kong and Belarus at Monday's international conference on media freedom.
Closing arguments in Matthew Raymond trial zero in on shooter's mental state

Closing arguments in Matthew Raymond trial zero in on shooter's mental state

FREDERICTON — Crown and defence lawyers have concluded their cases in the trial of Fredericton mass shooter Matthew Raymond and both sides have put a fundamental question to the jury: did the accused know he was shooting at human beings when he kille