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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.
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): 1:10 p.m. Manitoba has stopped booking appointments for people getting the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at its two supersites in Brandon and Winnipeg.
Ontario and Quebec report decreasing numbers of people in hospital with COVID-19

Ontario and Quebec report decreasing numbers of people in hospital with COVID-19

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is urging people not to travel as Canada’s two largest provinces reported a decrease in hospitalizations after weeks of surging COVID-19 numbers. Trudeau says it's time to "kill the second wave of the virus.
Look past Keystone XL to areas of mutual Canada-U. S. alignment, Trudeau suggests

Look past Keystone XL to areas of mutual Canada-U. S. alignment, Trudeau suggests

WASHINGTON — Canada and Joe Biden's White House will agree more than they disagree, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday as he urged people to look past the new U.S. president's decision to kill off the Keystone XL pipeline project.
Trudeau says viceregal vetting process needs improvement after Payette resigns

Trudeau says viceregal vetting process needs improvement after Payette resigns

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his Liberal government will look at how it can improve vetting for high-level appointments after the unprecedented resignation of the governor general over allegations of a toxic work environment at Rideau
Rapid COVID-19 tests important to reopen safely: Business group

Rapid COVID-19 tests important to reopen safely: Business group

OTTAWA — A group of large businesses in Banff National Park is proposing a rapid COVID-19 testing project meant to help reopen the economy safely.
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 ...

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.
Political scientists say Kenney must rethink pugilistic approach on oil, environment

Political scientists say Kenney must rethink pugilistic approach on oil, environment

EDMONTON — Political analysts say Premier Jason Kenney must rethink his traditional “fight back” approach and start building bridges to reconcile environmental concerns with oil and gas development.