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Passcode sharing with RCMP 'heart wrenching' personal error: Border officer

Passcode sharing with RCMP 'heart wrenching' personal error: Border officer

VANCOUVER — A Canadian border officer says Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou's phone passcodes were shared with the RCMP two years ago through a personal blunder, not a plot between law enforcement agencies to thwart privacy laws.
B.C. casino didn't always fulfil reporting rules for cash buy-ins, inquiry hears

B.C. casino didn't always fulfil reporting rules for cash buy-ins, inquiry hears

VANCOUVER — The inquiry into money laundering has heard British Columbia's largest casino didn't always comply with reporting requirements on large cash buy-ins as suspicious transactions became increasingly common a decade ago.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday Oct. 30, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:54 p.m. EDT on Oct. 30, 2020: There are 231,998 confirmed cases in Canada.
Nunavut members of the legislature choose new cabinet minister

Nunavut members of the legislature choose new cabinet minister

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Members of the legislature in Nunavut have picked one of their colleagues to join cabinet after voting out a minister last week.
Canadians need to cut contacts by a quarter to control COVID-19 outbreak: Tam

Canadians need to cut contacts by a quarter to control COVID-19 outbreak: Tam

New federal projections suggest that Canadians need to cut a quarter of their contacts to keep the COVID-19 outbreak under control, as several provinces wrestle with how far their lockdown measures should go to reinforce that message.
Federal parties rake in millions despite pandemic

Federal parties rake in millions despite pandemic

OTTAWA — The COVID-19 pandemic hasn't stopped federal political parties from raking in millions of dollars in donations.
Conservatives must take inequality seriously, O'Toole says

Conservatives must take inequality seriously, O'Toole says

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole took aim Friday at what he called financial elites, saying his own party needs to take inequality more seriously and to support ongoing emergency aid.
Yukon health officer reports first COVID-19 death

Yukon health officer reports first COVID-19 death

WHITEHORSE — Yukon has reported its first death from COVID-19 after an outbreak in the small community of Watson Lake. Chief medical health officer Dr. Brendan Hanley said Friday the person who died was "older" and had underlying health conditions.
Canada seeks to increase immigration over next three years even as pandemic rages on

Canada seeks to increase immigration over next three years even as pandemic rages on

OTTAWA — Canada is seeking to admit upwards of 1.2 million new permanent residents in the next three years, a target the federal government says is crucial to the post-pandemic economic recovery.

"Callous and cowardly:" Alberta woman who shot husband sentenced to 18 years

EDMONTON — An Alberta woman who admitted to shooting her husband and dumping his body in a slough has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.