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A list of politicians who travelled abroad despite pandemic-era advice to stay home

A number of politicians have admitted to leaving the country over the December holiday period, even as their constituents adhered to public health guidance meant to curb the spread of COVID-19 and hunkered down at home.
Helicopter crash victims identified as parents, two children in family of seven

Helicopter crash victims identified as parents, two children in family of seven

DEBOLT, Alta. — Four people who died in a helicopter crash on New Year's Day were identified by loved ones Sunday as members of a strong and loving farm family from a tight-knit community in northern Alberta.
Feds weigh cutting COVID-19 benefit for travellers as Canada surpasses 600,000 cases

Feds weigh cutting COVID-19 benefit for travellers as Canada surpasses 600,000 cases

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government mulled the possibility of barring Canadians who travelled abroad from receiving a sick leave benefit aimed at those who must quarantine due to COVID-19 on Sunday amid fresh admissions of foreign excursions from

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Jan. 3, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Sunday Jan. 3, 2021. There are 601,663 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 601,663 confirmed cases (80,822 active, 504,976 resolved, 15,865 deaths).

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 7:30 p.m. Canada's COVID-19 case count has surpassed 600,000 since the beginning of the pandemic.

'This is unfortunate': Inside Elections Canada after Trump's tweet on voting machines

OTTAWA — Elections Canada watched as social media posts from Canadians began wondering if the last federal election had been rigged by dubious voting machines. The tweets were linked to the U.S.
Former residential school in Lower Post slated for demolition: premier

Former residential school in Lower Post slated for demolition: premier

LOWER POST, B.C. — A building where locals pick up their mail, look for work and seek government help is a place of pain and fear for those who remember it as a residential school.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $5 million Lotto 649 draw

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize was won by a ticket holder in British Columbia. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Jan.

Two accused in death of cop appear in court, will remain in custody for bail hearing

CALGARY — Two teens charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Calgary police officer appeared in court Saturday as the investigation into the incident continued.

Four family members killed in northwestern Alberta helicopter crash, RCMP says

SPIRIT RIVER, Alta. — First responders and members of a tight-knit community in northwestern Alberta reacted with shock and sadness on Saturday after a deadly helicopter crash in their midst that killed four members of the same family. RCMP Sgt.