ST-HUBERT, Que. - The RCMP say they're conducting an operation south of Montreal in connection with an envelope containing the poison ricin that was sent to the White House.
WASHINGTON, Wash. - Mourners are streaming past the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in a tranquil show of respect for Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
OTTAWA - Ontario will be able to use its own carbon-pricing system for big industrial emitters after getting a green light from the federal government over the weekend.
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.
OTTAWA - The federal Liberals plan to spend $1 billion over the next six months so cities and other housing providers can keep people from becoming homeless.
SAULNIERVILLE, N.S. - Mi'kmaq communities in Nova Scotia are restocking lobster traps for Indigenous harvesters after a flotilla of non-Indigenous fishing boats removed the gear from St. Marys Bay over the weekend.
In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Sept. 21.
WASHINGTON - A woman suspected of sending an envelope containing the poison ricin, which was addressed to White House, has been arrested at New York-Canada border, three law enforcement officials told The Associated Press on Sunday.
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.
MONTREAL - Quebec's COVID-19 case numbers hit their highest numbers since the end of May this weekend, but Alexandre Laberge-Ayotte wasn't worried.
The steady rise in Ontario's COVID-19 caseload continued on Sunday, though at a slightly slower pace than the previous two days, when diagnoses reached levels not seen for months.
ALBERTON, P.E.I. - An underwater search team has found the body of one of two 17-year-old boys who went missing when their small boat capsized off Prince Edward Island last week.
MONTREAL - Quebec is imposing tighter restrictions on public and private indoor gatherings in Montreal and Quebec City, among other parts of the province, Health Minister Christian Dube said Sunday evening, after a recent increase in COVID-19 cases.
SAULNIERVILLE, N.S. - A flotilla of non-Indigenous fishing boats moved into St. Marys Bay off western Nova Scotia on Sunday to remove lobster traps set by fishermen from the Sipekne'katik First Nation.
Officers who broke up a massive gathering in a Hamilton parking lot hours after the provincial government tried to clamp down on such events won't hesitate to lay charges in the case, police warned Sunday as they announced an investigation was underway.
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.
LONDON, Ont. - Western University campus was quiet and mostly deserted Saturday morning — typical at the London, Ont., school known for its weekend party culture — save for a few dozen students lining up for COVID-19 swabs at a mobile testing unit near the university's community centre.
HALIFAX - Hurricane Teddy is expected to hit areas of Atlantic Canada as a post-tropical storm on Wednesday, although its effects aren't expected to be as severe as post-tropical storm Dorian, which blew through the region a year ago.
DRYDEN, Ont. - Ontario's police watchdog says it's investigating the death of a 24-year-old Vancouver man in northwestern Ontario.
MONTREAL - A union representing at-home daycare workers in Quebec is asking the government to appoint an arbitrator in ongoing contract negotiations to stave off a general strike set to begin on Monday.
After months of harassment and racist remarks, the doctor at the centre of a COVID-19 controversy that rocked New Brunswick says his life has been changed entirely.
TORONTO - A bitterly fought legal battle between survivors of a brutal residential school and the federal government is slated for an appeal hearing this week over whether the case should now be moved to British Columbia from Ontario.
OTTAWA - A recall has been issued for Sprouts Alive brand and Sunsprout brand Micro – Greens Alfalfa due to possible Salmonella contamination.
VANCOUVER - Election administrators in British Columbia are ready with hand sanitizer for voters and personal protective equipment for polling station workers as part of a pandemic plan similar to one used recently in New Brunswick.
OTTAWA - Canadian law enforcement has been called in to help the FBI investigate after American authorities found that an envelope addressed to the White House contained the poison ricin.
IQALUIT, Nunavut - Nunavut is reporting its first confirmed cases of COVID-19, but a spokeswoman for the premier says that since they didn't originate in the territory they'll instead be counted in other jurisdictions.
TORONTO - Former prime minister John Turner, whose odyssey from a "Liberal dream in motion" to a political anachronism spanned 30 years, has died at the age of 91.
VANCOUVER - Migrant workers and advocates called for a "just recovery" from the COVID-19 pandemic during a digital rally on Saturday.
OTTAWA - The national housing strategy will need new tools to move more quickly from ideas to finished projects during the COVID-19 pandemic, says the head of the federal housing agency.
TORONTO - Ontario took a step back in its COVID-19 recovery on Saturday as Premier Doug Ford reimposed restrictions on social gatherings across the province in a bid to curb what he described as an "alarming growth" in new cases.
TORONTO - A crackdown on social gatherings will be expanded to new areas of the province, Premier Doug Ford said Friday as the province's daily virus case count jumped to levels not seen in months.
HALIFAX - Hurricane Teddy remains on track to pass through wide areas of Atlantic Canada on Tuesday and Wednesday, bringing fierce winds and heavy rainfall.
NAPANEE, Ont. - A 20-year-old man is facing charges after allegedly trying to smuggle contraband into an eastern Ontario jail.
TORONTO - Public health officials in Toronto are warning of a potential COVID-19 exposure that originated at a local night club last week.
TORONTO - A union representing Ontario's hospital workers says it has concerns about the safety of the province's plan to expand COVID-19 testing to pharmacies, as Premier Doug Ford pushed Friday to start the program later next week.
VANCOUVER - Health care workers in Canada made up about 20 per cent of COVID-19 infections as of late July, a figure that was higher than the global average.
VANCOUVER - Data published earlier this month from the Canadian Institute for Health Information shows more than 19 per cent of health-care workers in the country tested positive for the novel coronavirus as of July 23. Here are some details of what it found: