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COVID-19 vaccines to roll out for priority groups in early 2021; Atlantic bubble pops

COVID-19 vaccines to roll out for priority groups in early 2021; Atlantic bubble pops

A top public health official said Thursday that priority groups in Canada should start receiving COVID-19 vaccine doses early next year as new restrictions for those entering New Brunswick effectively popped the so-called Atlantic bubble.
Boy dead, officer hurt in Kawartha Lakes, Ont.; police watchdog investigating

Boy dead, officer hurt in Kawartha Lakes, Ont.; police watchdog investigating

A one-year-old boy was fatally shot and his father and a provincial police officer injured Thursday following an alleged abduction in central Ontario, the province’s police watchdog says.
AOC Among Us: progressive firebrand to join NDP leader for online gaming sesh Friday

AOC Among Us: progressive firebrand to join NDP leader for online gaming sesh Friday

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The leader of the New Democrats has thrown down the gauntlet to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Canada-U. S. relations may never be the same.
The latest news on COVID 19 developments in Canada on Nov. 26, 2020

The latest news on COVID 19 developments in Canada on Nov. 26, 2020

The latest news on COVID-19 in Canada (all times Eastern): 11:30 p.m. Yukon's chief medical officer of health is reporting three new cases of COVID-19, bringing the territory's total to 42. Dr.

Quebec premier promises action on child abuse following report of abused teenager

MONTREAL — Quebec Premier Francois Legault said Thursday his government will do everything it can to protect young people after a Quebec woman was recently sentenced to nearly eight years in prison for severe child abuse. In the Nov.

A list of British Columbia Premier John Horgan's cabinet

VICTORIA — NDP Premier John Horgan has announced his new cabinet. Here is a list: — Selina Robinson, finance. — David Eby, attorney general and the minister responsible for housing. — Anne Kang, advanced education and skills training.
Spy watchdog urges justice minister to fix gaps in whistle-blowing regime

Spy watchdog urges justice minister to fix gaps in whistle-blowing regime

OTTAWA — The national spy watchdog is urging Justice Minister David Lametti to close gaps in the federal whistle-blowing framework to protect Canada's deepest secrets and the public servants who keep them.
Public health officers walk fine line between public and politicians, scholars say

Public health officers walk fine line between public and politicians, scholars say

EDMONTON — There's a fine line between a public health officer's duty to the people they serve and their duty to the elected officials who appoint them, scholars say. But they add governments should be clear about what's science and what's politics.
Macklem tells MPs that bond-buying program about lowering rates, not financing feds

Macklem tells MPs that bond-buying program about lowering rates, not financing feds

OTTAWA — Canada's top central banker gave MPs a detailed defence of the Bank of Canada's buying spree of government debt Thursday, saying it is aimed at lowering borrowing costs across the country.
Court strikes down consecutive life sentences; mosque shooter has prison term cut

Court strikes down consecutive life sentences; mosque shooter has prison term cut

QUEBEC, Conn.