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NDP must decide if it wants to be Parliament's conscience or win: polling analyst

NDP must decide if it wants to be Parliament's conscience or win: polling analyst

OTTAWA — A polling and political analyst says the New Democrats need to decide whether they want to be the "conscience of Parliament" or win an election. Philippe Fournier of 338Canada.
Nunavut health minister wants to see more people vaccinated against COVID-19

Nunavut health minister wants to see more people vaccinated against COVID-19

IQALUIT — Nunavut's health minister says he's concerned too many residents are either not vaccinated or not fully vaccinated against COVID-19. John Main says he wants people to encourage their friends and family members to get a shot.
Hundreds of academics ask Freeland to scrap carbon capture tax credit

Hundreds of academics ask Freeland to scrap carbon capture tax credit

OTTAWA — More than 400 Canadian climate scientists and other academics are pleading with Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland to scrap her plan to create a tax credit for companies that build carbon capture and storage facilities.
Calls to reduce COVID isolation for seniors in care as it may do more harm than good

Calls to reduce COVID isolation for seniors in care as it may do more harm than good

MONTREAL — After 10 days of preventive COVID-19 isolation in her room at a Montreal care facility, Joanne Béland's 84-year-old mother has more difficulty moving and expressing herself.
Calls to scrap carbon capture tax credit, COVID treatments : In The News for Jan. 20

Calls to scrap carbon capture tax credit, COVID treatments : In The News for Jan. 20

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 Jan. 20 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Iqaluit lab techs say they quit over long-standing issues, denied bonus

Iqaluit lab techs say they quit over long-standing issues, denied bonus

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Former laboratory technologists in Iqaluit say their not receiving a bonus given to Nunavut nursing staff led them to resign after years of burnout and a lack of support.

No takers on quiz show question on Prince Edward Island

LOS ANGELES — "What is Prince Edward Island?" Apparently, the brainiac competitors on Wednesday's airing of "Jeopardy!" and its all-time winningest champion host have no idea.
A look at the latest COVID-19 developments in Canada

A look at the latest COVID-19 developments in Canada

A look at the latest COVID-19 news in Canada: — A Canadian study suggests the antiviral medication remdesivir could have a "modest but significant effect" on COVID-19 patient outcomes, including decreasing the need for mechanical ventilation by appro
COVID-19 antiviral pill incoming as fifth wave's peak in sight for some provinces

COVID-19 antiviral pill incoming as fifth wave's peak in sight for some provinces

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the first shipment of an oral COVID-19 pill is making its way across Canada but is no substitute for vaccination against the rapidly spreading virus.
Industrial development giving coyotes an edge in wolverine habitat: study

Industrial development giving coyotes an edge in wolverine habitat: study

EDMONTON — Industrial development is helping coyotes move into wolverine country and edge out the rare carnivore despite its fierce reputation, newly published research suggests.