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Former Canada PM Turner, who was in office for just 11 weeks, dies aged 91
OTTAWA - Former Canadian Prime Minister John Turner, who was in office for just 11 weeks and led his Liberal Party to a massive electoral defeat in 1984, died on Saturday aged 91.
Djokovic overcomes Koepfer to set up Ruud semi-final in Rome
(Reuters) - Novak Djokovic overcame a mid-match wobble against Dominik Koepfer before securing a 6-3 4-6 6-3 win over the unseeded German and a semi-final spot at the Italian Open on Saturday.
Soccer-Forge defeat HFX Wanderers to retain CPL title
Sept 19 (Reuters) - Forge FC defeated HFX Wanderers FC 2-0 to secure their second consecutive Canadian Premier League title on Saturday.
Ontario cracks down on parties amid COVID-19 resurgence
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's most populous province is cracking down on private social gatherings as COVID-19 cases surge, Ontario Premier Doug Ford said in a surprise news conference called on Saturday.
Hours after U.S.-Canada border closure extended to October 21, Trump says it 'opening pretty soon'
OTTAWA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said border restrictions between Canada and the United States because of the novel coronavirus pandemic would be lifted "pretty soon", just hours after the two countries confirmed they would remain in place until at least Oct. 21.
UPDATE 1-Hours after U.S.-Canada border closure extended to Oct. 21, Trump says it 'opening pretty soon'
OTTAWA, Sept 18 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said border restrictions between Canada and the United States because of the novel coronavirus pandemic would be lifted "pretty soon," just hours after the two countries confirmed they would remain in place until at least Oct. 21.
Stars and Lightning play for Stanley Cup but who will be watching
(Reuters) - The Tampa Bay Lightning and Dallas Stars will begin play for the Stanley Cup on Saturday, but who will be watching aside from diehard National Hockey League fans when the puck drops, as viewers will have a mouth-watering menu of sports to choose from.
UPDATE 1-Canada's Quebec launches police blitz in bars as COVID-19 cases climb
MONTREAL/OTTAWA, Sept 18 (Reuters) - The Canadian province of Quebec on Friday said police would target more than 1,000 bars and restaurants to enforce rules curbing the spread of coronavirus, as authorities raised the alarm over a possible second wave.
Canada drops free trade talks with China: The Globe and Mail
(Reuters) - A trade agreement between Canada and China is no longer worth pursuing, Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne said in an interview https://tgam.ca/3iHOoig to The Globe and Mail, abandoning free trade talks that were initiated four years ago.
U.S. drillers add oil and gas rigs for second week in three -Baker Hughes
Sept 18 (Reuters) - U.S. drillers this week added oil and natural gas rigs for the second time in three weeks as a recent increase in energy prices from coronavirus-linked lows prompted some to return to the wellpad.
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