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RCMP relief officer in Nunavut faces three charges including assault and theft

RCMP relief officer in Nunavut faces three charges including assault and theft

An RCMP officer stationed in Ottawa is facing three charges related to his time as a relief officer in Kimmirut, Nunavut, in the summer of 2020.
CRA watchdog finds agency taking weeks to process some claims for recovery benefits

CRA watchdog finds agency taking weeks to process some claims for recovery benefits

OTTAWA — The Canada Revenue Agency is being taken to task by a federal watchdog for not being as up front as it should be over how long it might take to process applications for pandemic aid.
Alberta eases security payment burden for oilsands companies

Alberta eases security payment burden for oilsands companies

EDMONTON — Last year's dive in oil prices has caused Alberta to change how it calculates the payments oilsands mines make to ensure there's enough money to clean up the mess they leave behind.
Vaccine favourites and a Canadian on death row: In The News for May 7

Vaccine favourites and a Canadian on death row: In The News for May 7

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 May 7 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Friday, May 7, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Friday, May 7, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Friday, May 7, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 350,701 new vaccinations administered for a total of 14,918,768 doses given. Nationwide, 1,196,166 people or 3.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, May 7, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, May 7, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Friday, May 7, 2021. There are 1,265,320 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,265,320 confirmed cases (81,325 active, 1,159,506 resolved, 24,489 deaths).
Trust in vaccines growing in Canada, but some get more love than others

Trust in vaccines growing in Canada, but some get more love than others

OTTAWA — A new survey from Proof Strategies suggests it's not only Canada's national vaccine advisers who have a "preferred" vaccine.

Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.
Canadian on death row says execution may be 'preferable' to endless prison time

Canadian on death row says execution may be 'preferable' to endless prison time

Ronald Smith sounds tired. Despite good news last month, when a bill to resume executions in Montana was unexpectedly defeated, the Canadian on death row in that state is in a sombre mood. Smith, originally from Red Deer, Alta.
Promising pandemic signs in Ontario, Quebec as urgency shifts to N.S., Alberta

Promising pandemic signs in Ontario, Quebec as urgency shifts to N.S., Alberta

Canada's most populous provinces showed promising signs of containing their COVID-19 cases Thursday, as pandemic urgency shifted to surges in Alberta and Nova Scotia and efforts to vaccinate teens before the next school year.