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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.

More suicide, less education, slower internet: A look at Nunavut's infrastructure gap

A report commissioned by Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., the land-claim organization that represents Inuit in the territory, outlines ways in which the region falls behind the rest of Canada.
Infrastructure in Nunavut far behind that in most of Canada: report

Infrastructure in Nunavut far behind that in most of Canada: report

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Health care, housing and internet access for Inuit in Nunavut all lag far behind what a majority of Canadians expect for themselves, says a new report. The 300-page document was commissioned by Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.
Sister of accused N.B. shooter testifies he said 'crazy' things prior to murders

Sister of accused N.B. shooter testifies he said 'crazy' things prior to murders

FREDERICTON — The sister of the man charged with four murders in Fredericton two years ago says she began seeing changes in her brother in early 2017.
Quebec human rights commission urges government action on racism, racial profiling

Quebec human rights commission urges government action on racism, racial profiling

MONTREAL — Quebec's human rights commission is urging the province to act against systemic racism and says the majority of recommendations it made in a 2011 report on the subject have not been implemented.
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.
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.
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.
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