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Worker dies after hit and run at construction site northeast of Montreal

Sep 21 2020 — The Canadian Press — STE-EULALIE, Que. — A construction worker is dead after he was hit by a driver early Monday morning who allegedly fled the scene at a work site northeast of Montreal. Provincial police say the worker, a man in his 50s, was taken to hospital in Trois-Rivieres, Que., where he was pronounced dead. He was struck around 4 a.m. while […]

CI Financial buying U.S. investment adviser Bowling Portfolio Management

Sep 21 2020 — The Canadian Press — TORONTO — CI Financial Corp. says it has signed a deal to acquire U.S. investment adviser Bowling Portfolio Management LLC. The firm based in Cincinnati has US$450 million in assets under management. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Bowling provides financial planning and investment management services to high-net-worth clients.  CI has been expanding […]

Federal Court hears certification arguments this week in MMIW lawsuit

Sep 21 2020 — The Canadian Press — REGINA — A mother who alleges the federal government and RCMP took a a "negligent" and "lackadaisical" approach to investigating missing and murdered Indigenous women will attend a hearing this week that will determine if her lawsuit moves forward, her lawyer says. Anthony Merchant says Diane BigEagle, whose daughter Danita Faith has been missing since 2007, will […]

Federal Court hears certification arguments this week in MMIW lawsuit

Sep 21 2020 — The Canadian Press — REGINA — A mother who alleges the federal government and RCMP took a a "negligent" and "lackadaisical" approach to investigating missing and murdered Indigenous women will attend a hearing this week that will determine if her lawsuit moves forward, her lawyer says. Anthony Merchant says Diane BigEagle, whose daughter Danita Faith has been missing since 2007, will […]

Plan approved for new care tower at hospital in Prince George, B.C.

Sep 20 2020 — The Canadian Press — VICTORIA — British Columbia's Health Minister Adrian Dix says a significant step has been taken toward much needed upgrades to a hospital in Prince George, B.C. Dix said during a news conference Sunday that a concept plan has been approved for a new patient care tower with a cardiac unit at the University Hospital of Northern […]

Peel police still investigating Brampton incident after false alarm

Sep 20 2020 — The Canadian Press — BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police west of Toronto say they have identified three women, rather than a woman and two men, allegedly involved in an incident that was initially investigated as an abduction. Peel Regional Police say they are still probing the Brampton, Ont., incident that's believed to have involved a physical clash between at least two people. […]

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 20

Sep 20 2020 — The Canadian Press — The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 3:42 p.m. EDT on Sept. 20, 2020: There are 143,649 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Quebec: 67,542 confirmed (including 5,802 deaths, 58,796 resolved) _ Ontario: 46,849 confirmed (including 2,827 deaths, 40,968 resolved) _ Alberta: 16,381 confirmed (including 255 deaths, 14,702 resolved) _ British Columbia: […]