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Supreme Court won't hear bid to challenge thalidomide settlement

Supreme Court won't hear bid to challenge thalidomide settlement

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear a bid to challenge approval of a settlement agreement for Canadians born with birth defects because of the drug thalidomide.
Canada's opinions of U.S. markedly higher with Biden in White House, poll suggests

Canada's opinions of U.S. markedly higher with Biden in White House, poll suggests

WASHINGTON — Canadians have a far more positive view of the United States and its place in the world now that Joe Biden is president, a new poll suggests — the polar opposite of how they felt at the end of Donald Trump's tenure in the White House.
Budget officer says Liberals' student aid revamp may cost more than estimated

Budget officer says Liberals' student aid revamp may cost more than estimated

OTTAWA — The parliamentary budget office is estimating that the Liberals' revamped student-aid package could end up costing half-a-billion dollars more than government expects.
Canada, Alberta sign deal for $1.3B hydrogen plant in Edmonton

Canada, Alberta sign deal for $1.3B hydrogen plant in Edmonton

EDMONTON — The federal and Alberta governments have signed an agreement with a company that could lead to a $1.3 billion hydrogen plant being built in Edmonton.
Loosening COVID restrictions, Trudeau leaves for G7 summit: In The News for June 10

Loosening COVID restrictions, Trudeau leaves for G7 summit: In The News for June 10

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 June 10 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, June 10, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, June 10, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, June 10, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 401,276 new vaccinations administered for a total of 27,244,309 doses given.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, June 10, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, June 10, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, June 10, 2021. There are 1,396,798 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,396,798 confirmed cases (20,377 active, 1,350,578 resolved, 25,843 deaths).
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, June 9, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, June 9, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 401,276 new vaccinations administered for a total of 27,244,309 doses given.
Liberals to get help from NDP to get net-zero bill to Senate faster

Liberals to get help from NDP to get net-zero bill to Senate faster

OTTAWA — NDP environment critic Laurel Collins says her party will help the Liberals get the government's climate accountability bill to the Senate as soon as possible, even though the bill isn't as good as she thinks it could be.
B.C. approves First Nations' request to defer old-growth logging for two years

B.C. approves First Nations' request to defer old-growth logging for two years

VICTORIA — British Columbia has approved the request of three First Nations that want old-growth logging deferred for two years in part of their territories, including at the site of ongoing protests and arrests.