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'Significant milestone:' COVID vaccine plans for children roll out across the country

'Significant milestone:' COVID vaccine plans for children roll out across the country

Parents were learning Monday how soon their younger children could get an appointment for a COVID-19 shot as shipments of the pediatric Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine made their way across the country.
Toronto MP Kevin Vuong says social media, 'political operatives' want him to fail

Toronto MP Kevin Vuong says social media, 'political operatives' want him to fail

OTTAWA — A Toronto MP dumped by the Liberals for not disclosing a withdrawn sexual assault charge says he believes people want to see him in Parliament and blamed political operatives and a social media crowd for wanting to see him fail.
MPs re-elect Liberal Anthony Rota to be House of Commons Speaker

MPs re-elect Liberal Anthony Rota to be House of Commons Speaker

OTTAWA — Members of Parliament have re-elected veteran Liberal Anthony Rota as Speaker of the House of Commons.
Tories, NDP call for House of Commons to have emergency debate on B.C. floods

Tories, NDP call for House of Commons to have emergency debate on B.C. floods

OTTAWA — As the House of Commons returns to work for the first time in months, opposition parties are pushing for an immediate debate on climate change and the need to rebuild British Columbia following devastating floods.
Canada aims to keep COVID-19 vaccine waste below five per cent: PHAC

Canada aims to keep COVID-19 vaccine waste below five per cent: PHAC

OTTAWA — The Public Health Agency of Canada says it hopes to keep the number of wasted doses of COVID-19 vaccines in Canada under five per cent. That would amount to 3.7 million of the 73.
MPs return to House of Commons as Liberals set short deadline to pass new aid bill

MPs return to House of Commons as Liberals set short deadline to pass new aid bill

OTTAWA — Members of Parliament have returned to the House of Commons for the first time in five months and were quickly told they have until just before the holidays to OK a new round of pandemic aid.
Promoting French and preserving Indigenous languages a priority: Petitpas Taylor

Promoting French and preserving Indigenous languages a priority: Petitpas Taylor

OTTAWA — New Official Languages Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor says protecting Indigenous languages to make sure they are taught to future generations is a priority for the Liberal government, alongside promoting French throughout Canada.
Parliament resumes and horror in Milwaukee: In The News for Nov. 22

Parliament resumes and horror in Milwaukee: In The News for Nov. 22

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 Nov. 22 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
B.C. mudslide victim identified as rugby player originally from Calgary

B.C. mudslide victim identified as rugby player originally from Calgary

CALGARY — Last Monday, as flooding and mudslides ravaged British Columbia, Dean Hopkins got a distraught call from his close friend's wife, saying her husband was missing.
Feds waiving normal EI rules for British Columbians left jobless by extreme flooding

Feds waiving normal EI rules for British Columbians left jobless by extreme flooding

The federal government promised to expedite employment insurance applications and ease travel restrictions at British Columbia's borders on Sunday, among a host of measures meant to help residents of the flood-ravaged province recover from recent sto