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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020

Nov 24 2020 — The Canadian Press — The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. EST on Nov. 24, 2020:There are 337,555 confirmed cases in Canada._ Quebec: 133,206 confirmed (including 6,842 deaths, 115,367 resolved) _ Ontario: 105,501 confirmed (including 3,505 deaths, 88,992 resolved) _ Alberta: 48,421 confirmed (including 476 deaths, 34,779 resolved) _ British Columbia: 27,407 confirmed […]

Miss Vickie’s chips recalled in Eastern Canada were also shipped west

Nov 24 2020 — The Canadian Press — MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Miss Vickie's Canada says some of its potato chips that were part of a recall in Eastern Canada earlier this month due to possible glass contamination were inadvertently shipped west. The company says the chips were only shipped to retail customers in Alberta, Brandon, Man., and Moose Jaw, Sask, and that it's […]

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Nov 23 2020 — The Canadian Press — TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,094.53, up 75.43 points) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up $1.75, or 8.68 per cent, at $21.92 on 19.79 million shares. Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Up 21 cents, or 0.98 per cent, at $21.71 on 17.56 […]

Raptors continue to shore up frontcourt, signing Alex Len to one-year deal

Nov 23 2020 — The Canadian Press — TORONTO — On the heels of losing their two championship centres, the Toronto Raptors shored up their frontcourt by signing Alex Len on Monday -- and also some maintained some financial flexibility toward their ambitious 2021 off-season goals. Len signed a one-year contract, a person with knowledge of the deal said. Financial details weren't released. […]

B.C. Liberals name legislator Shirley Bond as interim party leader

Nov 23 2020 — The Canadian Press — VICTORIA — Longtime legislature member Shirley Bond will serve as the B.C. Liberal party's interim leader after Andrew Wilkinson's resignation on Saturday. Bond has been a member of the legislature since 2001, representing Prince George-Valemount, and served in cabinet, including as justice minister and deputy premier in the province's previous Liberal government. Bond says in […]

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

Nov 23 2020 — The Canadian Press — The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:13 p.m. EST on Nov. 23, 2020: There are 335,622 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Quebec: 133,206 confirmed (including 6,842 deaths, 115,367 resolved)  _ Ontario: 105,501 confirmed (including 3,505 deaths, 88,992 resolved)  _ Alberta: 48,421 confirmed (including 476 deaths, 34,779 resolved)  _ British Columbia: […]

Online shopping set to hit record this year in Canada

Nov 23 2020 — The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says online sales are set to hit a record this year, amid limits on in-person shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic. The new data is in line with Statistics Canada's estimates from the spring, when retail e-commerce sales more than doubled from February to May.  The agency says online shopping fell this […]