News of another promising COVID-19 vaccine candidate stirred hope on Monday, November 16, 2020, as Canada's case count surpassed the 300,000 mark, with the two hardest-hit provinces continuing to report more than 1,000 daily new infections and a sudden spike in Nunavut triggering a two-week lockdown.
Dianne Saxe was the Ontario environmental commissioner from 2015 until 2019, when the Ford government eliminated her position. On Friday, Canada's National Observer reported that Saxe would run for the Greens in 2022.
Tens of thousands of the 72 million Americans who voted for Donald Trump showed up on his doorstep on Saturday, November 14, 2020, urging on the president in his quixotic bid to subvert the results of last week's election.
“Canadian pension funds can’t credibly claim to understand the financial risks of the climate crisis at the same time that they're investing in the expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure,” says Shift: Action for Pension Wealth and Planet Health.
Protesters gathered in a city south of Montreal on Saturday, November 14, 2020, to urge their elected officials to reconsider a plan to cull half the deer in a local park in a bid to control overpopulation.
The election of Kamala Harris as vice-president of the United States will inspire more young Black women in Canada to engage in politics and run for office, says Velma Morgan, a Black Canadian activist based in Toronto.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government will send $1.5 billion in job-training support to the provinces and territories to help Canadians in industries hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.