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The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada on Nov. 23, 2020

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 2:10 p.m. New Brunswick is reporting one new death and 15 new cases of COVID-19. The new death brings the provincial fatality total to seven.
Anxiety, criticism greet opening of Liberals' revamped commercial rent-relief program

Anxiety, criticism greet opening of Liberals' revamped commercial rent-relief program

OTTAWA — The federal government's latest lifeline to cash-strapped businesses landed with a swirl of anxiety as companies face an uncertain future that the country's finance minister summed up in three words: "Winter is coming.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Nov. 23, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 2:03 p.m. EST on Nov. 23, 2020: There are 333,816 confirmed cases in Canada.
COVID-19 Atlantic bubble on hold as 2 provinces pull out; Toronto, Peel in lockdown

COVID-19 Atlantic bubble on hold as 2 provinces pull out; Toronto, Peel in lockdown

Two provinces announced their temporary withdrawal from the Atlantic bubble Monday in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, while tighter restrictions — including short-term lockdowns — took effect in parts of Ontario.
N.L. and P.E.I. impose new travel restrictions, bursting the Atlantic bubble

N.L. and P.E.I. impose new travel restrictions, bursting the Atlantic bubble

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador announced Monday they are temporarily pulling out of the Atlantic bubble as COVID-19 cases rise in the region.
RCMP boss responds to watchdog report about alleged spying on anti-oil protesters

RCMP boss responds to watchdog report about alleged spying on anti-oil protesters

OTTAWA — RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki has responded to a long-delayed watchdog report on alleged surveillance of anti-oil protesters after a civil liberties group went to court to force her hand.
Canadian Armed Forces to formally apologize to victims for sexual misconduct

Canadian Armed Forces to formally apologize to victims for sexual misconduct

OTTAWA — The commander of the Canadian Armed Forces is preparing to formally apologize to victims of sexual misconduct.
Exclusion of mental health as grounds for assisted death is likely temporary: Lametti

Exclusion of mental health as grounds for assisted death is likely temporary: Lametti

OTTAWA — Federal Justice Minister David Lametti says he hopes the exclusion of mental illness as the sole grounds for an assisted death is temporary but the change would need more study than time allows.
Longtime Conservative MP Peter Kent won't run again in key riding for the party

Longtime Conservative MP Peter Kent won't run again in key riding for the party

OTTAWA — Longtime Conservative MP Peter Kent says he won't run again in the next federal election.
Van attack trial delayed until Thursday so experts can view Minassian's interviews

Van attack trial delayed until Thursday so experts can view Minassian's interviews

TORONTO — The murder trial for the man who killed 10 people after driving a van down a crowded Toronto sidewalk has been delayed until Thursday.