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2nd promising COVID-19 vaccine candidate stirs hope as Canada surpasses 300k cases

2nd promising COVID-19 vaccine candidate stirs hope as Canada surpasses 300k cases

News of another promising COVID-19 vaccine candidate stirred hope Monday as Canada's case count surpassed the 300,000 mark, with the two hardest-hit provinces continuing to report more than 1,000 daily new infections and a sudden spike in Nunavut tri
CP NewsAlert: Canada surpasses 300,000 COVID cases, more than 100,000 in past month

CP NewsAlert: Canada surpasses 300,000 COVID cases, more than 100,000 in past month

Canada reached a troubling milestone on Monday, surpassing 300,000 total COVID cases since the pandemic began earlier this year, and health experts are alarmed — but not surprised — by the rapid growth we've seen over the last few weeks.
Trudeau government to usher in new privacy legislation

Trudeau government to usher in new privacy legislation

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is poised to introduce legislation aimed at better safeguarding the privacy of Canadians in the digital era.
Liberals take small step to back off delay tactics on WE Charity affair

Liberals take small step to back off delay tactics on WE Charity affair

OTTAWA — The Liberals said Monday they will cede some ground on the WE Charity affair, which has been mired in filibusters and duelling committee motions for nearly two months — but appeared to yield only minimal turf.
'No government contracts' for companies that don't manufacture in U.S., Biden vows

'No government contracts' for companies that don't manufacture in U.S., Biden vows

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Now that he's the president-elect, Joe Biden is doubling down on his promise that economic recovery efforts in the United States will remain a made-in-America endeavour.
A 'crackdown' on journalism is dangerous to democracy: PM on global media freedom

A 'crackdown' on journalism is dangerous to democracy: PM on global media freedom

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau highlighted the work of journalists working under pressure in Hong Kong and Belarus at Monday's international conference on media freedom.
Closing arguments in Matthew Raymond trial zero in on shooter's mental state

Closing arguments in Matthew Raymond trial zero in on shooter's mental state

FREDERICTON — Crown and defence lawyers have concluded their cases in the trial of Fredericton mass shooter Matthew Raymond and both sides have put a fundamental question to the jury: did the accused know he was shooting at human beings when he kille
No remorse or apology, Alek Minassian's father testifies at van attack trial

No remorse or apology, Alek Minassian's father testifies at van attack trial

TORONTO — Alek Minassian has not shown any remorse or apologized for killing 10 people and injuring 16 more in Toronto's van attack, his father testified Monday as he broke down on the stand.

Super Bowl champ Laurent Duvernay-Tardif's medical scrubs on display at Hall of Fame

Super Bowl champion Laurent Duvernay-Tardif says he is honoured to have his medical scrubs and lab coat on display at the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Quebec to ban sale of gas-powered cars by 2035 as part of $6.7-billion climate plan

Quebec to ban sale of gas-powered cars by 2035 as part of $6.7-billion climate plan

MONTREAL — Quebec will ban the sale of new, gasoline-powered cars and SUVs by the year 2035 as part of a $6.7-billion plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Premier Francois Legault announced Monday.