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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): 6:55 p.m. Alberta's daily COVID-19 case count has dropped a bit more to 643 and the active case count has also gone down to 9,987.
Trudeau says GG vetting process needs improvement after Payette resigns

Trudeau says GG vetting process needs improvement after Payette resigns

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's admission Friday that he might have to improve the vetting for high-level appointments sparked criticism over why he didn't figure that out before he chose Julie Payette as governor general.
Justin Trudeau mulls mandatory hotel quarantine for returning travellers

Justin Trudeau mulls mandatory hotel quarantine for returning travellers

The federal government is mulling a mandatory quarantine in hotels for returning travellers as the country's top doctor warns that easing COVID-19 restrictions too quickly could cause case numbers to shoot up again.
Provinces doing 'extraordinary' job to avoid wasting doses of COVID-19 vaccine

Provinces doing 'extraordinary' job to avoid wasting doses of COVID-19 vaccine

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tried to calm anxieties over COVID-19 vaccines Friday by reporting that the CEO of Pfizer is promising Canada's deliveries will be fully restored in three weeks.
New advocacy group launches pre-election ad campaign against O'Toole, Conservatives

New advocacy group launches pre-election ad campaign against O'Toole, Conservatives

OTTAWA — A new third-party advocacy group is launching an ad campaign aimed at ensuring Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole never becomes prime minister.
Federal public safety minister suspends sale of decommissioned RCMP vehicles

Federal public safety minister suspends sale of decommissioned RCMP vehicles

OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Bill Blair has suspended the sale of decommissioned RCMP vehicles, two days after a man in Nova Scotia was arrested for allegedly impersonating an officer while driving a fake police car.
Panel of experts appointed to help lead Nova Scotia's mass shooting inquiry

Panel of experts appointed to help lead Nova Scotia's mass shooting inquiry

HALIFAX — The public inquiry into the April mass shooting in Nova Scotia has announced the hiring of six experts who will help set a course for the investigation.
The Governor General's resignation and Kamala in Canada: In The News for Jan. 22

The Governor General's resignation and Kamala in Canada: In The News for Jan. 22

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kick-start your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Jan. 22 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Veterans face increasing wait times for mental-health support at government clinics

Veterans face increasing wait times for mental-health support at government clinics

OTTAWA — Internal reports prepared by Veterans Affairs Canada show Canadian veterans have been waiting longer and longer in recent years to access psychiatric services and other medical support at government-run clinics.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 42,622 new vaccinations administered for a total of 738,864 doses given.