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Tory MPs keep talking on assisted dying bill as clock ticks down to Dec. 18 deadline

Tory MPs keep talking on assisted dying bill as clock ticks down to Dec. 18 deadline

OTTAWA — Conservative MPs are refusing to be rushed into a vote on assisted dying legislation, despite a looming court-imposed deadline. The Liberal minority government has until Dec.

PM sets Dec. 10 date for long-sought first ministers' meeting on health-care funding

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has set Dec. 10 as the date for a long-sought first ministers' meeting on federal funding for health care. Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc has announced the date on Twitter.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Nov. 30, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Monday Nov. 30, 2020. There are 378,139 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 378,139 confirmed cases (66,037 active, 299,972 resolved, 12,130 deaths).
Guitar made in 1950s worth more than B.C. family imagined

Guitar made in 1950s worth more than B.C. family imagined

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — When Renee Latheur decided to take an old guitar into a music store in Kamloops, B.C., she didn't expect the instrument that had sat in a closet for years to be worth thousands of dollars. "It's in a ratty old guitar case.

With deficit closing in on $400 billion, Liberals detail more spending to come

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals are proposing $25 billion in new spending to help Canadian businesses and workers make it through a COVID-19 winter and vowing tens of billions more to help the country recover once the pandemic passes.
Ottawa beefs up loans for hard-hit sectors — but big airlines not included for now

Ottawa beefs up loans for hard-hit sectors — but big airlines not included for now

Ottawa is rolling out a wave of new funding for pandemic-battered industries including tourism, the arts and regional aviation, with smaller companies top of mind — and large airlines notably absent.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:40 p.m. British Columbia health officials say 46 people died from COVID-19 over the weekend, the highest number they have yet reported.
Liberals take step on national child-care system, promise plan coming in 2021 budget

Liberals take step on national child-care system, promise plan coming in 2021 budget

OTTAWA — The federal government is proposing millions of dollars in new spending as a down payment on a planned national child-care system that the Liberals say will be outlined in next spring's budget.
Spending too little worse than spending too much, Freeland says in fall update

Spending too little worse than spending too much, Freeland says in fall update

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland's first fall mini-budget finds new funds for families and businesses and scratches a longtime provincial itch over transfer payments as she tries to find a delicate balance between pandemic anxiety and poli
Alek Minassian was never aggressive to others before van attack, court hears

Alek Minassian was never aggressive to others before van attack, court hears

TORONTO — The man who drove a van down a sidewalk and killed 10 people in Toronto struggled to understand others throughout his entire life despite his high intelligence, court heard Monday. Alek Minassian, from Richmond Hill, Ont.