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The latest news on COVID 19 developments in Canada on Dec. 30

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (All times Eastern): 6:25 p.m. British Columbia’s top doctor has issued an order for all premises to stop selling alcohol at 8 p.m.

Vancouver party host out on bail after spending Christmas in jail

VANCOUVER — A man who spent Christmas in jail after police say he hosted parties in violation of public health orders is now bound by bail conditions that require him to answer the door at his home in Vancouver if officers knock. Sgt.

Police find body of child following Northwest Territories house fire

FORT PROVIDENCE, N.W.T. — RCMP say they have located the body of a child following a house fire in Fort Providence, Northwest Territories. Police say they were called around 1:20 p.m.
Conservative MP Phil McColeman says he won't seek re-election

Conservative MP Phil McColeman says he won't seek re-election

OTTAWA — A long-time Conservative MP says he won't seek re-election when the next federal vote comes around. Phil McColeman made the announcement in a social media post.
Medical and public health experts make list of new additions to Order of Canada

Medical and public health experts make list of new additions to Order of Canada

OTTAWA — It was near the end of June that Dr. Vivek Goel decided to give up his job as vice-president research at the University of Toronto to make whatever contribution he could as a public health physician.
Quebec Liberal vacationing down south called home by party leader as criticism mounts

Quebec Liberal vacationing down south called home by party leader as criticism mounts

Quebec Liberal member Pierre Arcand is being asked to return home amid mounting criticism over his decision to vacation in the Caribbean.
Planned increase in CPP premiums on Jan. 1 to hit some workers more due to pandemic

Planned increase in CPP premiums on Jan. 1 to hit some workers more due to pandemic

OTTAWA — Come Jan. 1, Canada Pension Plan contributions are going up again, although higher than originally planned.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020.

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 8:20 p.m. ET on Tuesday Dec. 29, 2020. There are 565,506 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 565,506 confirmed cases (72,271 active, 477,857 resolved, 15,378 deaths).
More COVID-19 vaccines and feeling grateful in a pandemic: In The News for Dec. 30

More COVID-19 vaccines and feeling grateful in a pandemic: In The News for Dec. 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 Dec. 30 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Quebec leaders forced to confront systemic racism in 2020

Quebec leaders forced to confront systemic racism in 2020

MONTREAL — It was a former CFL player and community activist who helped push the concept of systemic racism to the forefront in Quebec politics this year, after forcing the city of Montreal to confront the issue.