Regina, Moosomin businesses added to SHA’s COVID-19 exposure list
Four people who tested positive for COVID-19 visited four different businesses, says the SHA.
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Tightening of COVID restrictions alarms bar-owners and restaurateurs
Establishments that follow the rules are being penalized for the behaviour of those that don't, one restaurateur says.
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‘Kind of inevitable’: Western University students react to coronavirus outbreaks
"It was kind of inevitable that this would happen," Elizabeth Lam said. "It's disappointing and scary, but at least we have testing on campus."
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RCMP And FBI Investigating Letter Containing Poison Sent To White House
OTTAWA — Canadian law enforcement has been called in to help the FBI investigate after American authorities found that an envelope addressed to the White House contained the poison ricin.“Initial information from the investigation suggests that the letter originated in Canada,” RCMP spokesman Dan Brien said in an email on Saturday.The letter was intercepted at a government facility that screens mail addressed to the White House and President Donald Trump, an American law enforcement official told the Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak on the matter.READ MORE The Last Months Of A Canadian Who Died Of COVID-19 In ICE Custody Canada Aims To Join Vaccine Alliance Of 150 Countries That Trump Renounced U.S. Embassy Praises Canadian Military After Trump Adviser's Criticism In a statement, the FBI said agents were working to investigate “a suspicious letter received at a U.S. government mail facility” and that there is “no known threat to public safety.”Brien said an analysis found that the letter contained ricin, a toxic substance found naturally in castor beans.He said the investigation is ongoing so he is not able to share more information at this point.The FBI, the Secret Service and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service were leading the investigation. They’re working to figure out who mailed the letter and where exactly it came from.This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 19, 2020.Also on HuffPost:
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20 new coronavirus cases reported in Saskatchewan, 10 of which are in Regina
Since Friday, there have been 14 cases linked to the outbreak at Brandt Industries.
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Missing Quebec hunter found safe and sound
A helicopter spotted him at 12:15 p.m. Sunday.
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N.B. doctor describes racism after COVID-19 outbreak in Campbellton
Dr. Robert Jean Ngola says a deluge of harassment and racist taunts followed, both online and in person, as the investigation unfolded into an overnight trip he took to Quebec.
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Preparations underway for pandemic election in Saskatchewan and maybe B.C.
Election administrators in B.C. are ready with hand sanitizer for voters and personal protective equipment for polling station workers as part of a pandemic plan similar to one used recently in New Brunswick.
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Looking to buy an electric car? Here’s why they may be harder to find
As the economy reopens, consumers are starting to return to auto showrooms — but finding an electric vehicle continues to be a problem, especially outside Quebec, British Columbia and Ontario.
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Pet passions bridge partnership between YRSTRY and New Hope Dog Rescue
YRSTRY, a local album-making company, has partnered with the dog and adoption and fostering service via donations.
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Addressing anti-mask protests poses a challenge for leaders, experts say
Quebec's COVID-19 case numbers hit their highest numbers since the end of May this weekend, but some anti-mask protestors are still not worried.
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Democrats raise $91M after death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
The online fundraising organization ActBlue said grassroots donors gave US$91.4 million to Democratic candidates and causes in the 28 hours after 8 p.m. Friday, around the time the news of Ginsburg's death broke.
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Motorcyclist killed in crash near Birsay, Sask.: RCMP
The man from Birsay was pronounced dead at the scene, say police.
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Man dead in Calling Lake after RCMP-involved shooting; ASIRT investigating
The man made comments during 911 calls Saturday night that he "wanted to engage RCMP members in a shootout," according to a news release.
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B.C. teen who lost leg to cancer raises $90K for Terry Fox Foundation
Canadians across the country are taking part in the Terry Fox Run on Sunday.
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‘Wonderful’: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s final summer was spent with family, friends and the opera
Ginsburg announced in mid-July that she was receiving chemotherapy treatments, the fifth time she had dealt with cancer since 1999.
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Tadej Pogacar wins COVID-defying Tour de France
Pogacar became the second-youngest winner of the 117-year-old event that this year braved, and overcame, France’s worsening coronavirus epidemic.
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Singh says NDP focused on getting ‘help for Canadians,’ not forcing an election
The federal government has been operating using a hybrid model since the end of May.
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Elderly pedestrians hit by car in TMR
Accident investigators are conducting a probe and will determine whether there are any grounds for laying charges.
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Manitoba sees 29 new COVID-19 cases, warns of exposures on bus, at restaurants
Manitoba public health officials have identified 29 new cases of COVID-19 as of Sunday morning.
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Pedestrian struck and injured by vehicle in North York
The man was taken to a trauma centre with a head injury after being hit at Dufferin Street and Finch Avenue West.
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‘I deserved it’: Novak Djokovic gets obscenity warning in Italian Open semifinals win
A day after he was warned by the chair umpire for breaking his racket in a fit of rage, Djokovic received an obscenity warning midway through a 7-5, 6-3 win over Casper Ruud in the Italian Open semifinals Sunday.
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Daniel Prude death: New York AG promises to expedite release of police body cam footage
Speaking in Rochester, which has been in turmoil since the footage of Daniel Prude's fatal encounter with police was released more than five months after his death, James said her office "will be proactively releasing footage to the public on our own."
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Canadians are still flocking to parks and businesses as country braces for second wave
Even though the back-to-school season has coincided with a steady rise in Canada's active COVID-19 case count and fears that a second wave may soon be upon us, Canadians are spending less time at home than they were one month ago.
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2nd GOP senator a ‘no’ to filling court seat before election
The president said he would nominate his selection despite Democrats’ objections, but added that he did not yet know whom he would choose.
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Fire destroys major portion of century-old building in downtown Amherst, N.S.
Officials say 105 firefighters from seven different departments helped battle the blaze.
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Motorcycle safety advocate warns Manitobans to be alert as warm weather extends season
So far, eight motorcyclists have died in Manitoba due to collisions, and that number is likely to go up as the motorcycle season continues.
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Man seriously injured after being hit by vehicle in North York
Toronto police said they were called to the intersection of Dufferin Street and Finch Avenue at 11 a.m. 
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7 new coronavirus cases in London-Middlesex, total confirmed cases tops 800 in region
Of Sunday's seven new cases, four people are under the age of 19 and three are in their 20s.
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Susan Delacourt: John Turner was respectful and unfailingly polite at a time when male politicians could be patronizing, even crude, to women reporters
My first day at the Toronto Star, in 2003, I found a cream-coloured envelope waiting for me on my chair; a courtly, handwritten note from Mr. Turner (as we always called him), congratulating me and saying he expected much, writes Susan Delacourt.
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Lawsuit accuses former Kelowna RCMP officer of sexual assault
The civil claim alleges that former officer Brian Mathew Burkett threatened to ensure the woman served a prison sentence if she didn't have sex with him.
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Ahead of Tuesday’s briefing, a look at what Elon Musk has promoted at Tesla events over the years
Musk, 49, won’t be selling investors a bill of goods on Tuesday, but his tendency to overpromise has contributed to the billionaire having become such a divisive figure with many doubters still left to prove wrong.
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Huskies women’s soccer team plan to all return
For five players on the team, this would have been their fifth and final season.
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First two COVID-19 cases reported by the Toronto Catholic District School Board
The TCDSB says a staff member and one student have tested positive.
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Legault says Quebec's fight with COVID-19 not over, asks youth to help convince skeptics
Premier François Legault says he is relieved he and his wife have tested negative for COID-19 following a meeting last week with Conservative Party leader Erin O'Toole who tested positive. But he said Quebec is not out of the woods yet in its fight with the pandemic.
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South Shore mom’s contact-free Halloween candy dispenser designed for safe trick or treating
As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise, there's uncertainty over how Halloween will be marked this year.
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Calgary’s famous Ranchman’s country bar up for lease; iconic rafter saddles seized by bank
Ranchman's Cookhouse and Dancehall in Calgary, a country bar known for its rafter saddles and mechanical bull, is up for lease. 
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‘It will cost lives’: Alberta mayors continue fight against EMS dispatch changes
Four Alberta mayors have penned a letter raising their concerns over a centralization of EMS dispatch in the province.
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The Raptors and Serge Ibaka might be cool with a $28-million golden handshake
A one-year deal with a raise to recognize the free-agent big man’s contributions, a la the Kyle Lowry deal, could be the best route for the Raptors on a number of levels.
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