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Body of worker recovered

Jan 16, 2021 / 5:09 pm

Oilpatch giant Suncor says the body of a man whose bulldozer fell through the ice on one of its inactive tailings ponds earlier this week has now been...

Canada over 700,000 cases

Jan 16, 2021 / 4:43 pm

Canada's procurement minister urged drugmaker Pfizer-BioNTech to get the country's COVID-19 vaccine delivery schedule back on track as soon as possible...

Revising vaccine plans

Jan 16, 2021 / 1:00 pm

Quebec and Ontario, the two provinces hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic, say a decision by drugmaker Pfizer-BioNTech to slow vaccine shipments in the coming...

Sun finally returns to north

Jan 16, 2021 / 7:14 am

A sliver of orange rose over Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, earlier this week, tinting the sky pink and the snow a purple hue. The sun washed over the frozen tundra...

D.C. prepares to inaugurate

Jan 16, 2021 / 3:39 am

Some pomp. Very different circumstances. Inauguration day is supposed to be a star-spangled showcase of inalienable democratic spirit, the sort of patriotic,...

GM's $1b deal with Ontario

Jan 15, 2021 / 8:07 pm

GM Canada says it has reached a tentative deal with Unifor that if ratified will see it invest $1 billion to transform its CAMI plant in Ingersoll, Ont., to...

PM: use 'fiscal firepower'

Jan 15, 2021 / 6:10 pm

Emergency spending to deal with the COVID-19 crisis must not outlast the pain it's meant to solve, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has instructed Finance...

N.L. headed to the polls

Jan 15, 2021 / 1:21 pm

Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Andrew Furey's office has confirmed he will make an official election announcement this evening at the provincial...

Ban on outbound air travel?

Jan 15, 2021 / 11:35 am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is leaving the door open to tighter travel restrictions, including a possible ban on outbound air travel as COVID-19 case counts...

Not 'Black enough'

Jan 15, 2021 / 9:35 am

Several Black organizations were denied federal funding through a program designed to help such groups build capacity — after Employment and Social...

Latest vaccination numbers

Jan 15, 2021 / 7:46 am

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of Friday, Jan. 15. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 40,283 new vaccinations administered for a...

Vaccine delivery cut back

Jan 15, 2021 / 7:38 am

Procurement Minister Anita Anand says production issues in Europe will temporarily reduce Pfizer-BioNTech's ability to deliver vaccines to Canada. Anand...

Alberta monolith's message

Jan 15, 2021 / 6:40 am

A towering stainless steel monolith set up along the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta comes with a message. The three-metre-tall structure,...

COVID-19: latest numbers

Jan 15, 2021 / 6:37 am

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of Friday, Jan. 15. _ Canada: 688,891 confirmed cases (77,956 active, 593,397 resolved, 17,538...

New defence chief sorry

Jan 14, 2021 / 3:03 pm

Admiral Art McDonald used his first address as Canada’s new chief of the defence staff Thursday to apologize to Canadian Armed Forces members who have...

Vaccine 'ramp up' in April

Jan 14, 2021 / 1:37 pm

Canada should start getting a million doses of COVID-19 vaccines delivered weekly in April, meaning the "ramp up" phase of Canada's vaccine...

Worker missing in pond

Jan 14, 2021 / 11:14 am

A worker is missing after a dozer broke through ice on an inactive Suncor tailings pond in northern Alberta. Suncor Energy Inc. spokeswoman Erin Rees says crews...

Mount Cashel appeal denied

Jan 14, 2021 / 9:37 am

The Supreme Court of Canada has refused a bid by the Roman Catholic archdiocese in St. John's to appeal a ruling that found it liable for sexual abuse at...

Homeless get curfew tickets

Jan 14, 2021 / 7:16 am

Quebec's second opposition party is calling for people experiencing homelessness to be exempt from the government-imposed curfew. Alexandre Leduc, a member...

Border data tracks travellers

Jan 14, 2021 / 7:12 am

A federal official says the government is considering using data on incoming travellers to prevent vacationers from claiming a benefit for people who must...

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