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A year of COVID-19 has reversed a decade of progress helping world's poor: Gould

A year of COVID-19 has reversed a decade of progress helping world's poor: Gould

OTTAWA — International Development Minister Karina Gould isn't running any victory laps despite ending 2020 by doing what so few of her political predecessors could — wrestling a sizable increase in Canadian foreign-aid spending.
Singh strives to carve out space for NDP as Tories, Liberals target his turf

Singh strives to carve out space for NDP as Tories, Liberals target his turf

OTTAWA — Jagmeet Singh is being squeezed.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $40 million Lotto Max jackpot

No winning ticket was sold for the $40 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on Dec.

A look at what provinces and territories have said about COVID-19 vaccine plans

The largest mass immunization effort in Canadian history began Dec. 14 in Ontario and Quebec after the country received its first COVID-19 vaccine shipment over the weekend.
Carole James, former B.C. finance minister, says she was driven to give back

Carole James, former B.C. finance minister, says she was driven to give back

VICTORIA — Carole James says she was still deciding whether to run in British Columbia's provincial election earlier this year when a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease gave her the answer. It was last March, just days before B.C.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, Dec. 18, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020. There are 495,346 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 495,346 confirmed cases (75,695 active, 405,611 resolved, 14,040 deaths).
Meng's lawyers outline new branch of argument in extradition case documents

Meng's lawyers outline new branch of argument in extradition case documents

VANCOUVER — Lawyers for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou allege the United States' legal case against her violates common international law and the extradition proceedings against her should be stayed. In a notice of application filed with the B.C.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada on Dec. 18, 2020

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (All times Eastern): 7:30 p.m. Almost 2,600 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine have been given so far in B.C.
Feds secure 500K vaccine doses for January as lockdown calls grow

Feds secure 500K vaccine doses for January as lockdown calls grow

Federal officials say they're pushing manufacturers to accelerate shipments of more COVID-19 vaccine doses as calls grow to lock down more parts of the country for the holidays.
Ex-Quebec TV host Eric Salvail not guilty on three sex-related charges

Ex-Quebec TV host Eric Salvail not guilty on three sex-related charges

MONTREAL — Eric Salvail, who used to host some of Quebec's most popular television shows such as Star Academie, was found not guilty in a Montreal courtroom Friday on three sex-related charges.