October 20th, 2020

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TUESDAY, October 20, 2020

By Lethbridge Herald Obituaries on October 20th, 2020

CHELSEY BERESFORD July 5, 1986 – October 11, 2020 Chelsey Elizabeth Beresford of Lethbridge, beloved daughter passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at the Chinook Regional Hospital age of 34 years. A Private Funeral Service (by invitation only) will be held at 2:00pm on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at the Chapel of Peace, 1210 ... Read More »

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Election speculation and deadly milestone in Argentina: In The News for Oct. 20

By The Canadian Press on October 20th, 2020

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 Oct. 20 … What we are watching in Canada … Debate begins later today on the Conservatives’ push for an anticorruption committee the Liberals argue ... Read More »

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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020

By The Canadian Press on October 20th, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. EDT on Oct. 20, 2020: There are 200,939 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Quebec: 94,429 confirmed (including 6,044 deaths, 79,529 resolved) _ Ontario: 65,075 confirmed (including 3,050 deaths, 55,978 resolved) _ Alberta: 22,673 confirmed (including 292 deaths, 19,243 resolved) _ British Columbia: ... Read More »

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Commons set for debate Liberals say undermines confidence in Parliament

By The Canadian Press on October 20th, 2020

OTTAWA – Debate begins later today on the Conservatives’ push for an anticorruption committee the Liberals argue undermines Parliament. The Liberals are threatening to turn the subsequent vote on the Conservatives’ motion to set up the committee into a confidence matter, which could in turn trigger an election. The Conservatives are already scoffing at the ... Read More »

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One in four Canadians say their mental health is worse than during COVID-19 outbreak

By Christopher Reynolds, The Canadian Press on October 20th, 2020

OTTAWA – Canadians continue to experience mental health difficulties due to the pandemic, with one in four saying their stress level is higher than during the first COVID-19 wave, according to a new poll. The online survey by Leger and the Association for Canadian Studies found that only 19 per cent of Canadians say their ... Read More »

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Trudeau government appeals ruling that spy service breached duty to court

By Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press on October 20th, 2020

OTTAWA – The federal government is asking an appeal court to overturn a finding that Canada’s spy agency breached its obligation to be fully forthcoming when seeking investigative warrants, a move that is prompting concerns on the part of rights advocates and a national-security expert. A Federal Court of Canada ruling made public in July ... Read More »

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Verdict expected today in manslaughter trial of Ottawa constable

By Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press on October 20th, 2020

An Ottawa constable charged in the death of a Somali Canadian man is expected to learn his fate today. Ontario Court Justice Robert Kelly is set to present his verdict in the case of Const. Daniel Montsion, who has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter, aggravated assault and assault with a weapon. Prosecutors allege the punches ... Read More »

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Beached bowhead whales in western Nunavut might point to killer whale attacks

By Emma Tranter, The Canadian Press on October 20th, 2020

Rene Kukkuvak was out polar-bear hunting with his family on Thanksgiving weekend when he came across something he had never seen before. The hunters were 60 kilometres north of Kugaaruk in western Nunavut when they found four whale carcasses on the beach, waves swirling behind them. “We stopped to take a look around for bears ... Read More »

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Data gaps prevent assessment of most Canadian watersheds: WWF report

By Bob Weber, The Canadian Press on October 20th, 2020

Spotty research and inconsistent monitoring have made it impossible to evaluate the health of most Canadian watersheds, a study has found. “It’s still largely unknown,” said Elizabeth Hendricks of the World Wildlife Fund, which has just released its second evaluation of the condition of Canada’s freshwater environments. Hendricks said the report points to the need ... Read More »

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Backxwash wins Polaris Music Prize for her album “God Has Nothing to Do With This…”

By David Friend, The Canadian Press on October 19th, 2020

TORONTO – Backxwash has won the 2020 Polaris Music Prize for her gothic rap-metal album “God Has Nothing to Do With This Leave Him Out of It.” The recording by the Montreal-based transgender female was selected by an 11-member jury as the Canadian album of the year based on its artistic merit. The recognition carries ... Read More »

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Backxwash wins Polaris Music Prize for album blending rap and metal

By The Canadian Press on October 19th, 2020

TORONTO – Backxwash has won the 2020 Polaris Music Prize for her album “God Has Nothing to Do With This Leave Him Out of It.” The project by the Montreal-based transgender female artist was selected by an 11-member jury as the Canadian album of the year based on its artistic merit. Backxwash, the stage name ... Read More »

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