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The latest news on COVID 19 developments in Canada on Nov. 26, 2020

The latest news on COVID 19 developments in Canada on Nov. 26, 2020

The latest news on COVID-19 in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:23 p.m. The Yukon government has announced a policy on mandatory masks in all indoor public spaces starting Dec. 1.

Quebec premier promises action on child abuse following report of abused teenager

MONTREAL — Quebec Premier Francois Legault said Thursday his government will do everything it can to protect young people after a Quebec woman was recently sentenced to nearly eight years in prison for severe child abuse. In the Nov.
Alberta's chief medical health officer says she doesn't dictate policy decisions

Alberta's chief medical health officer says she doesn't dictate policy decisions

EDMONTON — Alberta’s chief medical officer of health says she does not dictate public health decisions, nor should she, because she is not an elected official. Dr.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:15 p.m. EST on Nov. 26, 2020: There are 352,209 confirmed cases in Canada.

A list of British Columbia Premier John Horgan's cabinet

VICTORIA — NDP Premier John Horgan has announced his new cabinet. Here is a list: — Selina Robinson, finance. — David Eby, attorney general and the minister responsible for housing. — Anne Kang, advanced education and skills training.
Spy watchdog urges justice minister to fix gaps in whistle-blowing regime

Spy watchdog urges justice minister to fix gaps in whistle-blowing regime

OTTAWA — The national spy watchdog is urging Justice Minister David Lametti to close gaps in the federal whistle-blowing framework to protect Canada's deepest secrets and the public servants who keep them.

Horgan expands cabinet to fight pandemic; keeps Dix in health, Robinson to finance

VICTORIA — B.C.
Public health officers walk fine line between public and politicians, scholars say

Public health officers walk fine line between public and politicians, scholars say

EDMONTON — There's a fine line between a public health officer's duty to the people they serve and their duty to the elected officials who appoint them, scholars say. But they add governments should be clear about what's science and what's politics.
Health Canada expects first COVID-19 vaccine to be approved next month

Health Canada expects first COVID-19 vaccine to be approved next month

OTTAWA — The first COVID-19 vaccine could be approved for use in Canada within two weeks, Health Canada's chief medical adviser said Thursday.

Boy dead, officer injured in Kawartha Lakes, Ont.; police watchdog investigating

A one-year-old boy has died, his father was shot and a provincial police officer was injured following an alleged abduction in central Ontario on Thursday, the province’s police watchdog said as it launched an investigation into the incident.