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Report finds microwave energy likely made US diplomats ill

Report finds microwave energy likely made US diplomats ill

WASHINGTON — A new report by a National Academy of Sciences committee has found that “directed” microwave radiation is the likely cause of illnesses among American diplomats in Cuba and China.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $14.9 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $14.9 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a lottery player in Quebec. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Dec.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Sunday Dec. 6, 2020. There are 408,921 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 408,921 confirmed cases (71,450 active, 324,882 resolved, 12,589 deaths).

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

The federal government is laying plans for the procurement and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. The approval of a vaccine by Pfizer and BioNTech is said to be imminent. The second vaccine in line for approval in Canada is from Moderna.
Canadian entrepreneurs in south Florida lament loss of snowbirds, eye 2021 homecoming

Canadian entrepreneurs in south Florida lament loss of snowbirds, eye 2021 homecoming

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Each spring, near a south Florida seaside strip known as the Broadwalk, the grateful retailers and restaurateurs of Hollywood Beach gather for a two-day celebration of all things Canada.
COVID-19 cases hit new records as Tam urges perseverance, promises vaccine on the way

COVID-19 cases hit new records as Tam urges perseverance, promises vaccine on the way

Canada’s top doctor urged cautious optimism — and a healthy dose of patience — on Saturday, even as the second wave of COVID-19 continued its unsettling rise. There is still a "long road ahead" in the battle to contain the virus, Dr.
National Student Loan Service Centre plagued by delays as requests for help soar

National Student Loan Service Centre plagued by delays as requests for help soar

Throngs of former students have been unable to reach Canada's loans centre, which is working through a backlog of more than 30,000 applications for repayment assistance.
Grassy Narrows First Nations chief hails more funding for mercury treatment centre

Grassy Narrows First Nations chief hails more funding for mercury treatment centre

OTTAWA — New money for a treatment centre for those living with the effects of chronic mercury poisoning comes as a ray of hope for a northern Ontario First Nation that has spent the past six decades in the shadow of a decades-old water contamination

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Dec. 5, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday Dec. 5, 2020. There are 408,921 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 408,921 confirmed cases (71,450 active, 324,882 resolved, 12,589 deaths).

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 7:00 p.m. Alberta has recorded its third-straight day of more than 1,800 new COVID-19 cases.