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Pandemic pushed up timeline for long-sought EI review, Qualtrough says

Pandemic pushed up timeline for long-sought EI review, Qualtrough says

OTTAWA — Canada's employment minister says plans to revamp the employment insurance system have been put on a faster path thanks to COVID-19.
Quebec watchdog completes its probe into police-involved death of Chantel Moore

Quebec watchdog completes its probe into police-involved death of Chantel Moore

FREDERICTON — Quebec's police watchdog has completed its investigation into the New Brunswick police-involved killing of Chantel Moore, a 26-year-old Indigenous woman.
Trudeau urges Canadians to keep others safe this Christmas: In The News for Dec. 24

Trudeau urges Canadians to keep others safe this Christmas: In The News for Dec. 24

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. 24 ... What we are watching in Canada ... The way has been cleared for U.S.

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

The largest mass immunization effort in Canadian history began Dec. 14 in Ontario and Quebec after the country received its first COVID-19 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine shipment. It's being distributed in different cities across Canada.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Thursday Dec. 24, 2020. There are 528,354 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 528,354 confirmed cases (75,305 active, 438,452 resolved, 14,597 deaths).
After tough year, N.S. care homes find hope in vaccine, look for meaningful reform

After tough year, N.S. care homes find hope in vaccine, look for meaningful reform

HALIFAX — After almost a year of leading Atlantic Canada's largest non-profit care home through the COVID-19 crisis, Janet Simm sees "elements of hope" in 2021.
'Very hopeful:' Planning underway for modified Calgary Stampede in 2021

'Very hopeful:' Planning underway for modified Calgary Stampede in 2021

CALGARY — A world-famous annual rodeo that survived the Great Depression, two world wars and a devastating flood seven years ago was felled by a microscopic virus this year and will have a different look if it's allowed to go forward in 2021.
Senior snowbirds congregate in B.C. when wings clipped by COVID-19 border closures

Senior snowbirds congregate in B.C. when wings clipped by COVID-19 border closures

VANCOUVER — On a small island in British Columbia's Fraser River is a campsite packed with Canadian snowbirds who found refuge when the border with the United States was shut because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Health Canada authorizes Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine ahead of holidays

Health Canada authorizes Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine ahead of holidays

OTTAWA — Health Canada approved a second COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday, paving the way for the shots from U.S. biotech firm Moderna to start arriving in the country.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020. There are 528,354 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 528,354 confirmed cases (75,305 active, 438,452 resolved, 14,597 deaths).