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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.
Manitoba judge rules church can't hold drive-in services forbidden by health order

Manitoba judge rules church can't hold drive-in services forbidden by health order

WINNIPEG — A Manitoba judge rejected a church's request Saturday to hold drive-in services despite the province's COVID-19 restrictions on public gatherings and in-person religious events.

Canadian Rangers will help with Manitoba First Nation's COVID-19 outbreak

SHAMATTAWA, Man. — The Canadian Armed Forces says it will send a team of reservists to a First Nation in Manitoba to help with the community's COVID-19 response.
Scaled-back, virtual ceremonies to mark 31st anniversary of Polytechnique killings

Scaled-back, virtual ceremonies to mark 31st anniversary of Polytechnique killings

MONTREAL — The anniversary of the attack that cut short the lives of 14 women at Ecole Polytechnique has become a day to reflect and call for action to end gender-based violence, but this year those moments will largely take place alone rather than i
Fort McMurray residents still cleaning, considering options after spring flooding

Fort McMurray residents still cleaning, considering options after spring flooding

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — More than seven months ago, Cora Dion and her husband fled Fort McMurray for the second time in four years as a spring flood threatened their home in northern Alberta.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $17 million Lotto Max draw

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $17 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on Dec. 8 will be approximately $22 million. The Canadian Press

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.

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

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. There are 402,569 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 402,569 confirmed cases (69,977 active, 320,096 resolved, 12,496 deaths).
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