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Majority of Canadians for wearing masks during COVID-19, oppose protests

OTTAWA–A new survey suggests the recent rise in new COVID-19 cases across Canada comes with a similar increase in support for the mandatory wearing of masks in public places.

The online survey by Leger and the Association for Canadian Studies says 83 per cent of respondents feel governments should order people to wear a mask in all indoor public spaces.

Searchers find body of one of two teens missing after boat capsized off P.E.I.

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.

The searchers recovered the body of Ethan Reilly at about 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, RCMP spokesman Sgt. Neil Logan said, but that of Alex Hutchinson is still missing.

Police arrest man allegedly using drone to drop contraband at Ontario jail

NAPANEE, Ont. - A 20-year-old man is facing charges after allegedly trying to smuggle contraband into an eastern Ontario jail.

Provincial police say it allegedly happened Thursday morning near the Quinte Detention Centre in Napanee, Ont.

OPP say they got involved after receiving reports of a suspicious man on private property near the correctional facility.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 20

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 3:42 p.m. EDT on Sept. 20, 2020:

There are 143,649 confirmed cases in Canada.

- Quebec: 67,542 confirmed (including 5,802 deaths, 58,796 resolved)

- Ontario: 46,849 confirmed (including 2,827 deaths, 40,968 resolved)

- Alberta: 16,381 confirmed (including 255 deaths, 14,702 resolved)