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Bhangra dancer looks to bring message of hope to B.C. during COVID-19

Bhangra dancer looks to bring message of hope to B.C. during COVID-19

VICTORIA — Gurdeep Pandher has danced bhangra with firefighters, in front of a lighthouse and has even done so while wearing a wetsuit and holding a surfboard during a visit to Vancouver Island.

Vancouverites party on the streets, in spite of celebrity messaging

Vancouver police say they quickly shut down an impromptu street party that sprung up on Friday night in violation of public health measures.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 15

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 15

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 5:04 p.m. on Aug. 15, 2020: There are 121,889 confirmed cases in Canada.
'Why not us?': Asylum seekers on COVID-19 front lines demand permanent residency

'Why not us?': Asylum seekers on COVID-19 front lines demand permanent residency

MONTREAL — Doll Jean Frejus Nguessan Bi says he couldn't sleep at all last night.
More people ill from Salmonella, ate onions from U.S.: Public Health Agency

More people ill from Salmonella, ate onions from U.S.: Public Health Agency

The Public Health Agency of Canada says 100 more people have become ill from Salmonella contamination linked to a recall of U.S.-grown onions, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 339.
New Zealand's wizard says time spent in Canada in 1952 was 'a great lesson'

New Zealand's wizard says time spent in Canada in 1952 was 'a great lesson'

Long before he became The Wizard of New Zealand, Ian Brackenbury Channell spent a year training as a Royal Air Force navigator in Manitoba learning lessons that he says gave him the wisdom to become a wizard.
Ventilator supply starts to increase as Tam warns of possible surge of COVID-19

Ventilator supply starts to increase as Tam warns of possible surge of COVID-19

OTTAWA — Only a small fraction of the 40,000 new ventilators Canada ordered for hospitals last spring have already been delivered but several companies involved say their production lines will start delivering the products faster in the next few week
'Don't let this happen to anyone else': families seek change to border rules

'Don't let this happen to anyone else': families seek change to border rules

OTTAWA — "Please don't let this happen to anyone else." That's what John McCall has to say after COVID-19 restrictions on who can come to Canada meant his children were unable to be with their mother when she died last week near Peterborough, Ont.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $20 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $20 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on Aug. 18 will be approximately $25 million. The Canadian Press

From masks to cohorting, a guide to back-to-school rules across the country

Plans are being made across the country for how to safely send students back to school in the fall as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Here is a look at what the various provinces have said about getting kids back to classes.