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Canada-U.S. dispute emerges over right whale killed by entanglement with fishing gear

Canada-U.S. dispute emerges over right whale killed by entanglement with fishing gear

HALIFAX — Canadian officials are challenging American allegations that fishing gear from Canada is to blame for the entanglement of a North Atlantic right whale found dead off South Carolina.

What's changing under Ontario's four-week 'shutdown'

Ontario is going into a provincewide "shutdown" starting Saturday, with stricter measures imposed for at least four weeks.
Trudeau Liberals ask public for advice on updating Access to Information law

Trudeau Liberals ask public for advice on updating Access to Information law

OTTAWA — The Trudeau Liberals are asking the public for views on reforming the key federal transparency law, which the government acknowledges is sorely outdated.
Stay-at-home order needed to control third wave, Ontario science advisers say

Stay-at-home order needed to control third wave, Ontario science advisers say

TORONTO — The latest COVID-19 modelling in Ontario shows a stay-at-home order is necessary to control the third wave of the pandemic, which is being driven by the more deadly and contagious variants of concern.
Canada's next federal election leaders' debates includes APTN as broadcast partner

Canada's next federal election leaders' debates includes APTN as broadcast partner

OTTAWA — The commission overseeing leaders' debates during federal elections says Indigenous media outlet APTN will be one of the broadcast partners producing the next event.
Supreme Court to look at requirements for pursuing public interest cases

Supreme Court to look at requirements for pursuing public interest cases

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will help decide the question of whether a judge should hear a matter of public interest even if there are no individual plaintiffs.
What we know about J&J's single-dose vaccine, set to arrive at the end of April

What we know about J&J's single-dose vaccine, set to arrive at the end of April

Canada will soon add another COVID-19 vaccine to its supply, with procurement minister Anita Anand announcing this week that initial shipments of Johnson & Johnson's single-dose jab are to arrive by the end of April.

Possible COVID restrictions in Ontario; Palestine elections: In The News for April 1

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 April 1 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, April 1, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Thursday, April 1, 2021. There are 982,116 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 982,116 confirmed cases (47,864 active, 911,293 resolved, 22,959 deaths).

Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.