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Feds spending plan heads to confidence vote as provinces seek more health-care cash

Feds spending plan heads to confidence vote as provinces seek more health-care cash

OTTAWA — Provinces are criticizing the federal Liberals for failing to signal more help for health-care systems and strained provincial coffers in its new spending plans, setting up a potential showdown next week between the prime minister and premie
Arrest of Nunavut man knocked down by police truck door lawful: investigation

Arrest of Nunavut man knocked down by police truck door lawful: investigation

IQALUIT, Nunavut — An investigation by the Ottawa Police Service has determined that the arrest of a Nunavut man who was knocked down by an RCMP truck door was lawful.
Hindsight 2020: how archivists work to remember a year most would rather forget

Hindsight 2020: how archivists work to remember a year most would rather forget

OTTAWA — Canadians may wish to forget the year 2020 ever happened, but across the country, museums and archives are working furiously to ensure a full record of the COVID-19 pandemic is in place.
Trump admin silent after Hajdu pushes back on U.S. plan to raid Canada's drug cabinet

Trump admin silent after Hajdu pushes back on U.S. plan to raid Canada's drug cabinet

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Canada's decision to block American imports of certain prescription drugs from north of the border is getting stony silence from the Trump administration — a sign, one expert says, that the U.S. proposal is "dead in the water.
Consumer helps fuel third-quarter economic rebound as households resume spending

Consumer helps fuel third-quarter economic rebound as households resume spending

OTTAWA — The Canadian economy posted its best three-month stretch on record during the third quarter of the year, growing at an annualized pace of 40.5 per cent on the back of household spending.
Quebec City's memorial to 2017 mosque shooting victims symbolizes defeat of hatred

Quebec City's memorial to 2017 mosque shooting victims symbolizes defeat of hatred

Quebec City has inaugurated a memorial to the victims of the 2017 mosque shooting. The commemorative work designed by artist Luce Pelletier is located near the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec, in the city's Ste-Foy district.
Canadians not worried other countries will get COVID-19 vaccine first: poll

Canadians not worried other countries will get COVID-19 vaccine first: poll

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests most Canadians aren't currently worried that people in other countries might get a COVID-19 vaccine first.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Dec. 1, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. There are 378,139 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 378,139 confirmed cases (66,037 active, 299,972 resolved, 12,130 deaths).
Canadians OK with vaccine wait and wolfdogs get a home: In The News for Dec. 1

Canadians OK with vaccine wait and wolfdogs get a home: In The News for Dec. 1

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. 1 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Ottawa must be more transparent regarding COVID-19 vaccine rollout: expert

Ottawa must be more transparent regarding COVID-19 vaccine rollout: expert

TORONTO — As some provinces push for clarity on when they will receive their share of Canada's COVID-19 vaccines, one expert said Monday the government should be more transparent about the terms of its contracts with the companies making the shots.