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Growing number of Canadians plan to get vaccinated for COVID-19

Growing number of Canadians plan to get vaccinated for COVID-19

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests the proportion of Canadians planning to get vaccinated for COVID-19 is on the rise after encouraging initial results from Pfizer's vaccine trial.
COVID-19 milestone and Canadian duet: In The News for Nov. 17

COVID-19 milestone and Canadian duet: In The News for Nov. 17

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. 17 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Beijing blasts Bob Rae after ambassador calls for UN to investigate genocide claims

Beijing blasts Bob Rae after ambassador calls for UN to investigate genocide claims

OTTAWA — The Chinese government is firing back at Canada's ambassador to the United Nations for calling on the UN to investigate whether China's persecution of ethnic Muslim Uighurs in its Xinjiang province is a genocide.
Wikipedia was source of security concern questions for Meng: Border officer

Wikipedia was source of security concern questions for Meng: Border officer

VANCOUVER — A border officer who examined Meng Wanzhou at Vancouver's airport before her arrest says the Huawei executive was "calm and open" until he turned to questions about security concerns surrounding the company's products.
Alberta facing 'exponential growth' of COVID-19 cases: top doctor

Alberta facing 'exponential growth' of COVID-19 cases: top doctor

EDMONTON — Alberta’s chief medical officer of health says the province is at a dangerous plateau, with almost 3,000 new COVID-19 cases in the last three days, 20 new deaths and overwhelmed contact chasers.
Murder trial begins for mother accused of beating daughter with belt, spatula

Murder trial begins for mother accused of beating daughter with belt, spatula

EDMONTON — Shalaina Arcand’s siblings were asleep in another room when the five-year-old was hit in the head so hard that she died in hospital four days later, a trial judge heard Monday.
Residential-school survivors call on Ottawa and provinces for monuments

Residential-school survivors call on Ottawa and provinces for monuments

Ottawa and provincial and territorial governments must build monuments in capital cities across Canada to honour residential-school survivors and their families, says the director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Nov. 16, 2020

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:40 p.m. Alberta has reported its deadliest day with 20 COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing its total fatalities to 427 since the pandemic began.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Nov. 16, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:59 p.m. EST on Nov. 16, 2020: There are 302,234 confirmed cases in Canada.
Manitoba reserve on lockdown after all residents at care home infected with COVID-19

Manitoba reserve on lockdown after all residents at care home infected with COVID-19

WINNIPEG — Every resident of a long-term care home on a northern Manitoba reserve where the number of infections almost doubled in a day has tested positive for COVID-19, says the Indigenous community's leader.