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A grim milestone and update on pandemic-plagued economy. : In The News for Oct. 28

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 Oct. 28 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
EI commissioners say workers, companies want non-partisan review of system, stat

EI commissioners say workers, companies want non-partisan review of system, stat

OTTAWA — The representatives for employers and workers in the employment insurance system say they are deeply concerned that a promised review of the program will be lost in the heat of a minority Parliament.
Canadian class-action suit against Facebook alleges misuse of personal information

Canadian class-action suit against Facebook alleges misuse of personal information

OTTAWA — Two Facebook users are seeking damages on behalf of hundreds of thousands of Canadians whose personal data may have been improperly used for political purposes.
Canadians come together online to ring in U.S. election with cross-border stakes

Canadians come together online to ring in U.S. election with cross-border stakes

In 2008, avid politico Daniel Roukema was moved to tears while watching the U.S.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020

.The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. on Oct. 28, 2020: There are 222,886 confirmed cases in Canada.
Officer didn't alert feds that CBSA would examine Meng before arrest, court hears

Officer didn't alert feds that CBSA would examine Meng before arrest, court hears

VANCOUVER — The RCMP officer who arrested Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou at Vancouver's airport says he didn't know how long questioning by Canada Border Services Agency officials would delay her arrest. Const. Winston Yep testified in B.C.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 8:15 p.m. As of Oct.
Judge rejects youths' lawsuit that asks Canada to develop climate recovery plan

Judge rejects youths' lawsuit that asks Canada to develop climate recovery plan

VANCOUVER — A Federal Court judge has rejected claims by 15 young people asking that Ottawa be compelled to develop a climate recovery plan based on science, but their lawyers say the ruling will be appealed to the country's highest court if necessar
Government Senate rep proposes less partisan review of pandemic response

Government Senate rep proposes less partisan review of pandemic response

OTTAWA — The federal government is asking senators to conduct a "dispassionate" review of its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic — as partisan combat over the issue continues among elected members of the House of Commons.
Alberta COVID deaths pushes Canada past milestone of 10,000 deaths

Alberta COVID deaths pushes Canada past milestone of 10,000 deaths

Canada reached a grim and worrying milestone Tuesday in the COVID-19 pandemic, surpassing 10,000 novel coronavirus deaths. Alberta reported two deaths from COVID-19 to lift the national tally to 10,001.