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In The News for Dec. 7 : Will the Bank of Canada raise its key interest rate again?

In The News for Dec. 7 : Will the Bank of Canada raise its key interest rate again?

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. 7 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
As Georgia runoff wraps, Supreme Court considers who wields America's election power

As Georgia runoff wraps, Supreme Court considers who wields America's election power

WASHINGTON — Another day, another interesting intersection for modern American democracy — this one between the 2022 campaign trail, the perennial search for election integrity, and the road to the highest court in the United States.
B.C. Premier David Eby to reveal new cabinet with health, safety, housing priorities

B.C. Premier David Eby to reveal new cabinet with health, safety, housing priorities

VICTORIA — British Columbia Premier David Eby will appoint a new cabinet today in a move pundits are saying will be a blend of old and new faces, and could also start the countdown towards an early election. Lt.-Gov.
Billed as remedy for doctor shortage, virtual medicine in N.S. hits bottleneck

Billed as remedy for doctor shortage, virtual medicine in N.S. hits bottleneck

HALIFAX — Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual medicine offered a novel way for patients to see doctors during a lockdown and hope that technology could alleviate chronic pressure on a strained health system.
Hard talks on hard targets: real work begins at Montreal biodiversity conference

Hard talks on hard targets: real work begins at Montreal biodiversity conference

MONTREAL — Representatives from nearly 200 countries are to begin the real work Wednesday at a crucial meeting on global biodiversity — hard talks on hard targets for saving enough of the world's ecosystems to keep the planet functioning.

No winning ticket sold for Tuesday's $20 million Lotto Max jackpot

There was no winning ticket sold in Tuesday's Lotto Max $20 million draw. The jackpot for the next draw on Dec. 9 will be an estimated $25 million. The Canadian Press
Events held to honour victims of École Polytechnique shooting on 33rd anniversary

Events held to honour victims of École Polytechnique shooting on 33rd anniversary

MONTREAL — People gathered on a wet and gloomy Tuesday to commemorate the 14 women killed during the École Polytechnique shooting 33 years ago.
Winnipeg police defend decision to not search landfill for women's remains

Winnipeg police defend decision to not search landfill for women's remains

Winnipeg police have released more details about their decision to not search a landfill for the remains of two Indigenous women believed to have been the victims of a serial killer as family of one of the women shared their disappointment at Parliam
Nature 'under attack' says Trudeau as UN biodiversity conference opens in Montreal

Nature 'under attack' says Trudeau as UN biodiversity conference opens in Montreal

MONTREAL — In the 73 minutes on Tuesday afternoon that it took for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and five other dignitaries to officially open the 15th global talks to save nature from human destruction, statistics suggest another 4,000 hectares of f
Kamloops, B.C., company slays industry giants to win acoustic guitar of the year

Kamloops, B.C., company slays industry giants to win acoustic guitar of the year

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Growing up in a family-run music store, Mike Miltimore was comfortable as a preteen pulling apart guitars, understanding how they worked and putting them back together.
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