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Canada, Australia agree to co-ordinate efforts on regulation of online platforms

Canada, Australia agree to co-ordinate efforts on regulation of online platforms

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison have agreed to continue "co-ordinating efforts" to ensure the revenues of web giants are shared more fairly with creators and media, a Tuesday statement from Ottawa said.
Desmond inquiry: psychiatrist says stressors caused relapses for soldier with PTSD

Desmond inquiry: psychiatrist says stressors caused relapses for soldier with PTSD

PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S. — The psychiatrist who diagnosed Cpl.
Macklem points to child care, education to help ease protracted employment recovery

Macklem points to child care, education to help ease protracted employment recovery

OTTAWA — Governments could increase access to child care and reduce its cost to help the labour market rebound, and reduce the risk of long-term economic scarring for women who have disproportionately felt the brunt of pandemic job losses, the govern
'I don't want a small town:' Airport leaders rally to save control towers

'I don't want a small town:' Airport leaders rally to save control towers

REGINA — Eleven months into the COVID-19 pandemic, silence fills Regina's airport. Empty check-in counters line one side of the terminal while the odd employee moves behind reception along a row of vehicle rental desks.
B.C. advocates say relaxed drug offence penalties not enough amid deadly supply

B.C. advocates say relaxed drug offence penalties not enough amid deadly supply

VANCOUVER — Federal government proposals to relax penalties for personal drug possession are a positive step forward for Vancouver's former drug czar, but they're too small to address skyrocketing overdose deaths.
Security committee of MPs, senators to review RCMP's federal policing activities

Security committee of MPs, senators to review RCMP's federal policing activities

OTTAWA — The national security and intelligence committee of parliamentarians will conduct a review of the RCMP's federal policing mandate. The committee of MPs and senators expects to complete the review next year.

Trudeau and Biden meet, and something new from Disney Plus: In The News for Feb. 23

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 Feb. 23 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Monday Feb. 22, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 61,733 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,554,003 doses given.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Feb. 22, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Feb. 22, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 9:00 p.m. ET on Monday Feb. 22, 2021. There are 849,517 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 849,517 confirmed cases (31,164 active, 796,630 resolved, 21,723 deaths).
Stricter public health measures come into effect at Canadian borders, airports

Stricter public health measures come into effect at Canadian borders, airports

A new Canadian health order requiring a three-day hotel quarantine for air travellers got off to a rocky start on Monday, as some passengers complained of long waits to access the hotel-booking system.