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Defence chief says CAF will be ready after ordering COVID-19 vaccine prep last week

Defence chief says CAF will be ready after ordering COVID-19 vaccine prep last week

OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces received formal orders last week to start planning for the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, though the military’s top commander says preparations have been underway for longer — and that his force will be ready.

St. Michael's sex assault trial expected to hear of complainant's police statement

The trial of a teen boy accused of sexually assaulting two fellow students at a renowned Toronto high school is set to continue today.
St. Michael's sex assault trial to hear more of complainant's police statement

St. Michael's sex assault trial to hear more of complainant's police statement

The trial of a teen boy accused of sexually assaulting two fellow students at a renowned Toronto high school is set to continue today.
Bill to enshrine UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canadian law

Bill to enshrine UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canadian law

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is set to introduce long-awaited legislation today to enshrine the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canadian law.
Trump pardon plan and Shatner pushes COVID-19 app support: In The News for Dec. 3

Trump pardon plan and Shatner pushes COVID-19 app support: In The News for Dec. 3

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 Dec. 3 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Thursday Dec. 3, 2020. There are 389,775 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 389,775 confirmed cases (67,564 active, 309,886 resolved, 12,325 deaths).

A look at what provinces and territories have said about COVID-19 vaccine plans

The federal government is laying plans for the procurement and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, inking contracts with seven potential manufacturers and saying six million doses could arrive in the country in the first quarter of 2021.
'I saw what I saw,' Indigenous Services minister on truck door arrest in Nunavut

'I saw what I saw,' Indigenous Services minister on truck door arrest in Nunavut

IQALUIT — Federal Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller gave a short response when asked about an investigation that found an RCMP officer did not intentionally hit a young Inuk man with his truck door during an arrest in June.
B.C. premier says province prepared to patch holes in new federal sick-pay benefits

B.C. premier says province prepared to patch holes in new federal sick-pay benefits

VICTORIA — B.C. Premier John Horgan says the province is prepared to fill gaps in the federal government's sick-leave program but needs more information on possible cracks in the plan to help employers and employees fight the spread of COVID-19.
'Canada really sticks out:' Studies show banks not so green on climate change

'Canada really sticks out:' Studies show banks not so green on climate change

International analyses suggest Canadian financiers are oiling the wheels of the fossil fuel industry at a far greater rate than their peers.