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Sep 27, 2020 11:30 ET
Statement by Minister Chagger on Yom Kippur
This evening, Jewish communities across Canada and around the world observe Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement...
Sep 27, 2020 11:00 ET
COVID-19 Pandemic - The government presents its daily update
QUÉBEC CITY, Sept. 27, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec show 896 new cases, bringing the total number of people infected to 71,901. Also, 2 new deaths have occurred in the last 24 hours, to which are added 2 deaths which have occurred between September 20 and September 25, for a total of 5,825. The number of hospitalizations decreased by 1 compared to the previous day, for a cumulative total of 216. Among these, the number of people in intensive care decreased by 4, for a total of 41. The samples conducted on September 25 amount to 27,380 for a ...
Sep 27, 2020 11:00 ET
Statement by the Prime Minister on Yom Kippur
OTTAWA, ON, Sept. 27, 2020 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Yom Kippur:...
Sep 27, 2020 08:57 ET
Unifor local leadership unanimously endorse tentative agreement with Ford
TORONTO, Sept. 27, 2020 /CNW/ - Local union leadership across all Ford Motor Company locals in both trades and production delivered a unanimous endorsement of the tentative agreement reached between Unifor and the company last week. ...
Sep 27, 2020 08:50 ET
The Bus Carriers Federation's heartfelt cry - Revenues reduced to zero
MONTRÉAL, Sept. 27, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - With the complete shutdown of touristic charter coach transportation services caused by COVID-19, Quebec bus carriers have experienced the nearly complete decimation of their revenues since the month of March. While the summer season normally allows them to generate the majority of their revenues, these companies experienced revenue losses between 80% and 100% compared to 2019. The Bus Carriers Federation (the Federation) is raising a heartfelt cry as many companies in this key sector for Quebec tourism are on the point of collapsing. ...
Sep 27, 2020 07:00 ET
Sep 26, 2020 23:48 ET
Human Horizons' Super SUV, HiPhi X, Debuts at 2020 Beijing International Auto Show
BEIJING, Sept. 26, 2020 /CNW/ -- China's leading high-end, premium electric SUV, the HiPhi X, makes its debut at the 2020 Beijing Auto Show. Designed and built by Human Horizons in Shanghai, the HiPhi X combines cutting-edge technical innovation, sustainable manufacturing and state-of-the-art design, to create the world's first continuously evolving super SUV. The event provides a new opportunity for Human Horizons to showcase some specific technical elements of HiPhi X, including a number of world-first innovations, which establish the company as a key player in the electrified era of intel...
Sep 26, 2020 21:34 ET
The Return of the Pope of Buddhism Scepter by His Holiness Dorje Chang Buddha III was Rejected
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2020 /CNW/ -- On September 24, 2020, the Chairperson of both the World Peace Prize Awarding Council and the World Peace Prize Religious Leaders Title Awarding Council Suzi Leggett announced the ultimate resolution of the two Councils at the Holy Miracles Temple of the World Buddhism Association Headquarters: "The return of the conferment decree and the Pope of Buddhism Scepter by H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III is not effectible. The title, status, and authority of the Pope of Buddhism belong only to H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III, and cannot be exercised by anyone else."...
Sep 26, 2020 19:35 ET
TSB deploys a team of investigators to a fatal small aircraft accident near Thorsby, Alberta
EDMONTON, AB, Sept. 26, 2020 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to a fatal air accident that occurred near Thorsby, Alberta. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence....
Sep 26, 2020 19:21 ET
Heightened COVID-19 measures in Quebec federal correctional sites
OTTAWA, ON, Sept. 26, 2020 /CNW/ - The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is taking additional measures to limit the potential spread of COVID-19 in its Quebec institutions and community correctional centres (CCCs). CSC is suspending visits at all of its sites in the province, as well as temporary absences and work releases from institutions....
Sep 26, 2020 12:00 ET
Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on September 26, 2020
OTTAWA, ON, Sept. 26, 2020 /CNW/ - In lieu of an in-person update to the media, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, issued the following statement today:...
Sep 26, 2020 11:46 ET
Sudbury Resident One Step Closer to Collecting Lottery Prize
Prize Claim Subject to Insider Win Process...
Sep 26, 2020 11:00 ET
COVID-19 Pandemic - The government presents its daily update
QUÉBEC CITY, Sept. 26, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec show 698 new cases, bringing the total number of people infected to 71,005. No new death has occurred in the last 24 hours, but 7 deaths which have occurred between September 19 and September 24 are added, for a total of 5,821. The number of hospitalizations increased by 18 compared to the previous day, for a cumulative total of 217. Among these, the number of people in intensive care increased by 12, for a total of 45. The samples conducted on September 24 amount to 33,148 for a total of 2...
Sep 26, 2020 08:23 ET
Kia Motors reveals new K5 and Carnival at Auto China 2020
All-new K5 sedan combines striking new styling with driver-focused interior Fourth-generation Carnival offers unrivalled space and comfort Kia reveals new models as part of new brand direction in China Interactive exhibits highlight Kia's focus on advanced R&D, cutting-edge technology and high-octane motorsport competition in China SEOUL, South Korea and BEIJING, Sept. 26, 2020 /CNW/ -- Dongfeng Yueda Kia Motors Co. (DYK) is welcoming the start of a new era for the brand with the Chinese-market debut of the new Kia K5 and Kia Carnival at Auto China 2020 in Beijing....
Sep 26, 2020 07:34 ET
Auto China 2020: Hyundai Motor Shares Game-Changing Electrification Vision Driving Its Smart Mobility Transformation
Through various product premieres and displays at Auto China 2020, Hyundai shares game-changing electrification vision Hyundai's RM20e racing midship sports car makes world premiere at Auto China 2020, signifying the electric-based high-performance potential of the N brand Prophecy concept EV further demonstrates Hyundai's ambitions for EVs All-new Tucson and all-new Elantra makes debut to Chinese customers along with Elantra N TCR, Palisade and many other models SEOUL, South Korea and BEIJING, Sept. 26, 2020 /CNW/ -- Today at the 16th Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China...
Sep 26, 2020 07:30 ET
Climate Protest Today in Montreal Demanding Social and Ecological Justice
MONTREAL, Sept. 26, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - A coalition of activist groups will gather today, Saturday September 26th in Montreal to demand a common societal project linking ecological action to social justice on the occasion of the global day of climate action called for by Greta Thunberg. ...
Sep 26, 2020 06:08 ET
Auto China 2020: GWM Rebranded as Global Mobility Technology Company to Empower Intelligent Safety Experience
BEIJING, Sept. 26, 2020 /CNW/ --  GWM (601633.SS/02333.HK), a leading automobile company in China, has formally announced to transform into a global mobility technology company. GWM has initiated a raft of major strategy upgrade including corporate culture, products, technology and marketing. At Auto China 2020, GWM reveals a refreshed image with new product lineup beefing up with leading new tech, including new models from NEV brand ORA, the HAVAL Dagou, the third generation of legendary HAVAL H6, F&L, POER pickup, HAVAL H9 and HAVAL F7&F7X, to face the future and compete in the glo...