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Some morgues, ICUs running out of space amid explosive growth in COVID-19 cases

Some morgues, ICUs running out of space amid explosive growth in COVID-19 cases

TORONTO — With some morgues running out of space and hospitals facing an explosion in critically ill COVID-19 patients, the federal government was set on Wednesday to announce further measures related to incoming travellers, while Quebec mulled tight
Ban on U.K. flights to Canada to expire tonight as testing scheme takes effect

Ban on U.K. flights to Canada to expire tonight as testing scheme takes effect

OTTAWA — Transport Minister Marc Garneau says Canada's ban on flights from the United Kingdom will expire tonight at midnight.
'Horrific day:' Family member of Somali women says they feared for lives in attack

'Horrific day:' Family member of Somali women says they feared for lives in attack

EDMONTON — A family member of two Somali women who were attacked in an Edmonton mall parking lot says her mother and sister thought they were going to be killed.
Trump supporters storm US Capitol, clash with police

Trump supporters storm US Capitol, clash with police

WASHINGTON — Protesters supporting President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, clashing with police and forcing a delay in the constitutional process to affirm President-elect Joe Biden's win.
Trump supporters storm US Capitol, lawmakers evacuated

Trump supporters storm US Capitol, lawmakers evacuated

WASHINGTON — Angry supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S.
A list of politicians and officials who travelled abroad despite advice to stay home

A list of politicians and officials who travelled abroad despite advice to stay home

Several politicians have admitted to leaving the country over the December holiday period, even as their constituents hunkered down at home, following public health guidance meant to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Canada probing whether delaying second COVID-19 vaccine doses could help more people

Canada probing whether delaying second COVID-19 vaccine doses could help more people

OTTAWA — Canada is the latest country to investigate how to stretch vaccine doses as far as possible, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have tragic consequences all around the world. Dr.
Canadian troops test positive for COVID-19 in Latvia and Kuwait

Canadian troops test positive for COVID-19 in Latvia and Kuwait

OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces is dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak in Latvia, where an unspecified number of troops have tested positive for the illness while guarding against Russian aggression in the region.
Trudeau says he too is frustrated by holiday travellers, pace of vaccine rollout

Trudeau says he too is frustrated by holiday travellers, pace of vaccine rollout

OTTAWA — Signs pointed Tuesday to the COVID-19 pandemic taking a dark turn in Canada, as the prime minister voiced his own frustration with holiday travel and the slow pace of vaccine rollout. In London, Ont.
Doctors urge high-risk pregnant, breastfeeding women to get access to COVID vaccines

Doctors urge high-risk pregnant, breastfeeding women to get access to COVID vaccines

OTTAWA — The head of the Ontario Medical Association says the risk COVID-19 poses to pregnant and breastfeeding women is higher than the risk of taking a vaccine against the virus that causes it. Dr.