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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 8

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 8

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:37 p.m. EDT on Sept. 8, 2020: There are 133,747 confirmed cases in Canada.
Quebec parents lose first round in legal fight for online classes amid pandemic

Quebec parents lose first round in legal fight for online classes amid pandemic

MONTREAL — A group of Quebec parents has lost the first round of a legal fight to force the province to provide an online learning option for families worried about sending children to school amid the pandemic.
Canadian lawyers demand freedom for ailing, hunger-striking 'Mandela of Iran'

Canadian lawyers demand freedom for ailing, hunger-striking 'Mandela of Iran'

OTTAWA — The Canadian legal team for an imprisoned Iranian human-rights lawyer is calling for federal sanctions and United Nations intervention as she wages a life-threatening hunger strike entering its 29th day.
Man charged after cougar harassed with a slingshot in Banff National Park

Man charged after cougar harassed with a slingshot in Banff National Park

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — A man is facing two charges after a cougar was allegedly harassed with a slingshot in Banff National Park.
B.C. fisher fined for tossing explosive device at sea lions off his boat

B.C. fisher fined for tossing explosive device at sea lions off his boat

OTTAWA — A B.C. fisher was fined $8,000 last month and banned from possessing explosives for three years after he threw an explosive device into a group of sea lions in March 2019.
Changes needed to help Canada prosecute war criminals, Amnesty International says

Changes needed to help Canada prosecute war criminals, Amnesty International says

OTTAWA — Canada is failing to bring suspected war criminals to justice, a prominent human-rights organization says in a new report that calls on the Trudeau government to take several steps to ensure the country is not a safe haven for perpetrators.
Green party leadership pushes membership roll soars since election

Green party leadership pushes membership roll soars since election

OTTAWA — Nearly 35,000 people are eligible to cast votes in next month's Green party leadership race.
Vickers, Higgs spar over economy as N.B. election campaign nears home stretch

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

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.
Liberals extend commercial rent-relief program for last time

Liberals extend commercial rent-relief program for last time

OTTAWA — An underused program to give hard-hit small businesses a break on their rent is getting one more month of service, but without any of the changes critics say are needed to prevent stores from permanently closing their doors.
Canadians maintain strong trust in doctors and scientists during pandemic

Canadians maintain strong trust in doctors and scientists during pandemic

OTTAWA — Canadians appear to still have solid faith in doctors and scientists nearly six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, but opinions of educators have not fared so well.