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Refugee pact with U.S. does not violate constitutional guarantees, Canada argues

Refugee pact with U.S. does not violate constitutional guarantees, Canada argues

OTTAWA — The Canadian government is telling the Federal Court of Appeal a judge made serious legal mistakes in striking down a refugee pact between Ottawa and Washington.
Health Canada says it won't consider animal suffering in strychnine review

Health Canada says it won't consider animal suffering in strychnine review

OTTAWA — Animal suffering won't be considered when a Health Canada agency next reviews licences for poisons used to kill predators, the department has ruled.
Canada signs deal with Novavax to make its COVID-19 vaccine at new Montreal facility

Canada signs deal with Novavax to make its COVID-19 vaccine at new Montreal facility

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a tentative deal Tuesday with U.S. vaccine-maker Novavax to produce its product in Canada if the COVID-19 vaccine gets approved for use here.
'No other means:' Nunavut judge acquits abused woman who killed husband

'No other means:' Nunavut judge acquits abused woman who killed husband

IQALUIT, Nunavut — A Nunavut judge who acquitted a woman of murder for killing her abusive spouse in self-defence is warning that the territory's cycle of domestic violence will continue unless victims get adequate support.
N.W.T. to get fewer doses than expected this month because of Moderna vaccine delay

N.W.T. to get fewer doses than expected this month because of Moderna vaccine delay

YELLOWKNIFE — The Northwest Territories says a delay in shipments of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Canada means the territory will receive fewer doses than expected this month.
Messy winter storm slams into the Maritimes

Messy winter storm slams into the Maritimes

HALIFAX — A winter storm lashed the Maritimes with strong winds, snow and ice pellets on Tuesday, causing power outages and forcing the closure of schools and businesses.
Folklore: Canada's weather-predicting groundhogs call for early spring

Folklore: Canada's weather-predicting groundhogs call for early spring

Canada's best-known weather-predicting groundhogs called for an early spring Tuesday as they delivered their annual forecasts over video due to the COVID-19 pandemic, though one was missing in action.
Poll finds overwhelming support for new travel restrictions

Poll finds overwhelming support for new travel restrictions

OTTAWA — The vast majority of Canadians support tighter restrictions on international travel imposed by the federal government, a new poll suggests.
Support for new travel rules and Myanmar military in control: In The News for Feb. 2

Support for new travel rules and Myanmar military in control: In The News for Feb. 2

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. 2 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
LGBTQ businesses, hit hard by COVID-19, look for shifts in federal programs

LGBTQ businesses, hit hard by COVID-19, look for shifts in federal programs

OTTAWA — It had been a while since Alana Fiks had been able to open her shop in Winnipeg when she spoke about the impact of COVID-19.