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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. to get new name to better reflect changing mandate

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. to get new name to better reflect changing mandate

OTTAWA — The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. will be getting a new name in the coming months, part of a larger rebranding by the federal housing agency to better reflect its changing mandate.
Mourners to gather in Oshawa, Ont., and saliva testing: In The News for Sept. 17

Mourners to gather in Oshawa, Ont., and saliva testing: In The News for Sept. 17

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Sept. 17 ... What we are watching in Canada ... OSHAWA, Ont.
Vancouver's shuttered aquarium searching for financial solution amid pandemic

Vancouver's shuttered aquarium searching for financial solution amid pandemic

VANCOUVER — Lillooet stepped out of her travelling cage, stretched her wings, shook her tail feathers and looked around the empty foyer of the Vancouver Aquarium.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 16

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 16

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:14 p.m. EDT on Sept. 16, 2020: There are 139,747 confirmed cases in Canada.
Annual mass honouring Montreal's unclaimed dead adopts special meaning during COVID

Annual mass honouring Montreal's unclaimed dead adopts special meaning during COVID

MONTREAL — Audience members were called to lay white roses in front of the altar of a Montreal cathedral on Wednesday during a ceremony in honour of the hundreds of Quebecers who die each year with their bodies left unclaimed.
Easier, quicker saliva sampling eyed for next stage of COVID-19 testing

Easier, quicker saliva sampling eyed for next stage of COVID-19 testing

TORONTO — A saliva-based COVID-19 test is likely to be available this fall, say private and public health officials touting various methods under consideration across the country as lineups grow at COVID-19 assessment centres and cases emerge in newl

Manitoba government says it wants clarity on First Nations health care

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is seeking a judicial review of a human rights ruling involving health care provided to a disabled boy in a First Nations community.
Canadian politicians who've been forced to isolate because of exposure to COVID-19

Canadian politicians who've been forced to isolate because of exposure to COVID-19

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole is just the latest on a growing list of Canadian politicians who have been needed to isolate themselves and get tested for COVID-19.
B.C. nurses will be able prescribe drugs to help stop overdose deaths

B.C. nurses will be able prescribe drugs to help stop overdose deaths

VANCOUVER — Registered and psychiatric nurses in British Columbia will be able to prescribe safer drugs for people at risk of overdose under a new public health order that advocates are hailing as a major step in the battle to save lives.
Driver arrested after nine pedestrians injured by car in Montreal

Driver arrested after nine pedestrians injured by car in Montreal

MONTREAL — Nine people, including two children, were injured after they were struck by a car in north-end Montreal Wednesday afternoon. Montreal police said the driver hit a pedestrian at an intersection and fled the scene.