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'Blacklisted:' Nova Scotia First Nation pulls commercial lobster boats from the water

'Blacklisted:' Nova Scotia First Nation pulls commercial lobster boats from the water

HALIFAX — The chief of the First Nation behind a disputed moderate livelihood lobster fishery in Nova Scotia says recent vandalism and the loss of potential sales have cost the band more than $1.
Canada jumps closer to military-spending target thanks to COVID-19's economic damage

Canada jumps closer to military-spending target thanks to COVID-19's economic damage

OTTAWA — Canada has taken a big leap closer to meeting its promise to the NATO military alliance to spend a larger share of its economy on defence thanks to an unexpected assist from COVID-19.
Joe Biden's debate-rematch quandary: How do you solve a problem like The Donald?

Joe Biden's debate-rematch quandary: How do you solve a problem like The Donald?

WASHINGTON, Wash. — Viewers might be watching television through their fingers Thursday night — not the latest gory Halloween thriller, but the two men vying to be the next president of the United States.
Canada's bill to outlaw LGBTQ2 conversion therapy has global influence: UN expert

Canada's bill to outlaw LGBTQ2 conversion therapy has global influence: UN expert

OTTAWA — A United Nations expert says proposed Canadian legislation that would ban forcing children or adults into therapy to alter their sexual orientation or gender identity could help further LGBTQ2 rights globally.
Feds say 100,000 rapid COVID-19 tests have arrived, being distributed to provinces

Feds say 100,000 rapid COVID-19 tests have arrived, being distributed to provinces

OTTAWA — Procurement Minister Anita Anand says the first shipment of rapid tests for COVID-19 has arrived in Canada but their eventual destinations remain shrouded in mystery. Canada signed a deal with Abbott Diagnostics to buy 7.
StatCan says annual inflation rate rose 0.5% in September

StatCan says annual inflation rate rose 0.5% in September

OTTAWA — Canada's headline inflation measure went up in September by 0.5 per cent compared with a year ago, a better-than-expected increase, but one that experts say won't sway the Bank of Canada's stimulus measures.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 1:35 p.m. Manitoba health officials are reporting one new death and 135 new COVID-19 cases.
Montreal-based company launches global map of methane concentrations

Montreal-based company launches global map of methane concentrations

MONTREAL — A Montreal company has unveiled what it boasts is the most accurate map of global methane concentrations ever made.
Think tank uses UN Security Council appearance to appeal for Canadian's release

Think tank uses UN Security Council appearance to appeal for Canadian's release

The president of a prominent think tank used a high-level U.N.

Here's a list of September inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 0.5 per cent in September, Statistics Canada says.