Rania El-Alloul takes part in a news conference on March 27, 2015, in Monreal. El-Alloul, who had gone to court to reclaim a seized vehicle, said the judge’s actions caused her pain but she accepts the apology.

Quebec judge who asked woman to remove hijab in court offers apology (Details)

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MONTREAL—A Quebec judge who refused to allow a Muslim woman to appear in court wearing a hijab apologized on Tuesday, more than five years after the incident occurred.A letter of apology from Quebec court...
Liberal Leader Kevin Vickers says New Brunswick needs a growth agenda, not what he says are austerity and cuts promoted by Premier Blaine Higgs.

Vickers, Higgs spar over economy as N.B. election campaign nears home stretch (Details)

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FREDERICTON—New Brunswick business leaders were presented with stark differences in political parties’ economic plans Tuesday as they heard from three leaders ahead of next week’s provincial election.Liberal Leader Kevin Vickers says the province needs...

Alberta man charged after search of apartment in drug trafficking investigation (Details)

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Wood Buffalo, Alta., RCMP have seized 110 grams of a substance believed to be cocaine and more than $57,000 from a downtown apartment.Police say that on Sept. 2, officers searched an apartment on Saunderson...
The impact of COVID-19 could be “calamitous” for some colleges and universities that usually see an influx of international students. Dalhousie University in Halifax, N.S., said in June that it expects a decline of up to $37.8 million in tuition revenue and another $12 million in other losses due to the pandemic.

COVID-19 drops cloud of financial uncertainty on Canada’s universities, colleges (Details)

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The impact of COVID-19 could be “calamitous” for some small colleges after international students and the schools they plan to attend have been left hanging in a “policy quagmire,” says the head of a...

Ontario court rules boy should attend school in person over father’s objections (Details)

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Ontario’s courts are wading into the debate over sending students back to school during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with one judge ruling a nine-year-old boy should return to in-person classes despite his father’s objections.In...

Schools across Alberta report COVID-19 cases as school year starts (Details)

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At least 20 Alberta schools have reported cases of COVID-19 since students across the province started returning to classrooms a week ago.Support Our Students Alberta, a non-partisan, non-profit public education advocacy group, has a...
The Saskatchewan Legislative Building at Wascana Centre in Regina on May 30. On Sept. 7, Saskatchewan had 58 active cases, up from its recent low of 29 cases on Sept. 2, according to the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health.

As schools reopen, North Dakota has 39 times more active COVID-19 cases than Saskatchewan...

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BISMARCK, N.D., REGINA—As Saskatchewan students go back to school on Sept. 8, there’s a stark contrast in the number of COVID-19 cases in this province compared to our neighbours to the south.On Sept. 7,...
The two new COVID-19 cases and four reported Monday in P.E.I. were among people who travelled on four Air Canada flights between Aug. 25 and Aug. 28.

Two new cases of COVID-19 reported in P.E.I. as active caseload rises to nine...

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CHARLOTTETOWN—Health officials in P.E.I. reported two new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, saying both individuals had recently travelled abroad and were in self-isolation when they were diagnosed.The Island’s chief public health officer, Dr. Heather...

Nova Scotia well positioned to deal with second wave of COVID-19, top doctor says...

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HALIFAX—Nova Scotia is ready to deal with a second wave of COVID-19 should a resurgence occur, the province’s chief medical officer of health told a legislature committee on Tuesday.Dr. Robert Strang told the health...
Three Quebec cabinet ministers and Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante are self-isolating after a suburban mayor contracted COVID-19.

Seven Quebec politicians isolating after Longueuil mayor tests positive (Details)

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MONTREAL—Three Quebec cabinet ministers and Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante are self-isolating after a suburban mayor contracted COVID-19.Justice Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette, Transport Minister François Bonnardel and Chantal Rouleau, the minister responsible for the Montreal region,...
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From AIDS to COVID-19, America’s Medical System Has a Long History...

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In the early days of the pandemic, Susan Castor, a 64-year-old Filipino American nurse, would make her rounds taking care of patients at a...