Friday, January 21, 2022
Health officials in Canada reported 6,292 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday, bringing the country's total case count to 434,967. Another 116 people have also died after testing positive for COVID-19, authorities said. Since the virus was first detected, it has claimed 12,983 lives in...
OTTAWA — The Trudeau Liberals sought Friday to get ahead of a looming benefits panic, announcing plans to add extra weeks of income support for unemployed workers and parents at home with children because of the pandemic. The government plans...
REGINA — A northern Saskatchewan First Nation has been locked down and its schools closed over concerns of COVID-19 transmission following a series of religious services where participants were unmasked. Those gatherings resulted in six COVID-19 cases and at least...
The future belongs to Canada, says author and global strategy advisor Parag Khanna, thanks to the country’s “heroic” approach to welcoming newcomers and its geographic advantage in a time of climatic emergencies. In fact, he argues the Canadian dream is...
MONTREAL — The merchants association on Montreal's St-Laurent Boulevard says it has been the victim of a Christmas tree-stealing "Grinch." Tasha Morizio, the executive director of the association, said her group placed trees in stands along the famous street known...
HALIFAX — Military members aboard a Canadian naval frigate began the new year by sailing out of Halifax Harbour on Friday to bolster Canada's engagement in a long-standing NATO training mission The HMCS Halifax, manned by a crew of 252...
China’s Foreign Ministry says relations with Canada stand “at a crossroads” after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accused Beijing of engaging in “coercive diplomacy.” Speaking to media outlets on Dec. 27, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian accused Trudeau of “misunderstanding” and “miscalculating”...
Canada has surpassed two million confirmed COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic, according to CTVNews.ca’s COVID-19 tracker. Official tallies of case numbers were delayed over the weekend due to some provinces and territories not inputting data because of the...
OTTAWA — Justice Minister David Lametti said a new law to single out health care workers for special protection from intimidation and threats at work is a response to a need identified by the workers themselves. But at a Senate...
New restrictions for incoming travellers will come into effect on Feb. 22, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Friday — including a fresh hotel quarantine requirement. "Later today, Minister Hajdu, Blair and Leblanc will announced the details of new testing quarantine and...
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