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Nunavut judges disagree on how to sentence offenders during pandemic

Nunavut judges disagree on how to sentence offenders during pandemic

IQALUIT — Three Nunavut judges, including the territory's chief justice, are at odds over whether harsher prison conditions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic should be considered in sentencing. One of them wants Ottawa to weigh in.
Wild winter, drastic swings in store for Canada this year: Weather Network

Wild winter, drastic swings in store for Canada this year: Weather Network

A prominent Canadian forecaster says the country's residents could experience everything from winter wonderlands to spring-like spells in the months ahead.

The federal fiscal update and O'Toole's vaccine complaint: In The News for Nov. 30

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 Nov. 30 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

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

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. EST on Nov. 30, 2020: There are 370,238 confirmed cases in Canada.
B.C.'s economic recovery minister says getting through pandemic will be team approach

B.C.'s economic recovery minister says getting through pandemic will be team approach

VICTORIA — The British Columbia cabinet minister appointed to lead the province's COVID-19 pandemic recovery says he plans to mount a large team effort from inside and outside of government to spur economic success.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:30 p.m. EST on Nov. 29, 2020: There are 370,238 confirmed cases in Canada.
Ottawa extends rules and restrictions for travellers amid rising COVID-19 case counts

Ottawa extends rules and restrictions for travellers amid rising COVID-19 case counts

A slew of travel restrictions and rules meant to curb the spread of COVID-19 will be extended into January, the federal government said Sunday, as case counts continued to rise steadily across the country.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:20 p.m. Alberta is reporting its second-highest number of new COVID-19 cases. The province is reporting 1,608 new cases today.

PM put all vaccine 'eggs' in one China basket, didn't consider other options: O'Toole

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole accused the Liberal government Sunday of putting too much emphasis on partnering with a Chinese company for a COVID-19 vaccine in what turned out to be a failed deal.
Draft fishery deal possibly a 'historic recognition' of treaty rights: Mi'kmaq chief

Draft fishery deal possibly a 'historic recognition' of treaty rights: Mi'kmaq chief

A draft agreement between Ottawa and a Nova Scotia First nation over a "moderate livelihood" fishery has the potential to be a historic recognition of Mi'kmaq treaty rights, the community's chief said Sunday.