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Every vaccine maker was asked to make their doses in Canada and all said no: Anand

Every vaccine maker was asked to make their doses in Canada and all said no: Anand

OTTAWA — Every COVID-19 vaccine maker Canada signed a contract with last summer was asked if they could make the doses in Canada and all of them concluded they could not, Procurement Minister Anita Anand said Thursday.
Feds call for continued vigilance as Canada sees 30 per cent drop in COVID cases

Feds call for continued vigilance as Canada sees 30 per cent drop in COVID cases

Canada has seen nearly a 30 per cent drop in active COVID-19 cases over the past two weeks, but the country's chief public health officer says strict measures should remain in place as more contagious variants of the virus threaten to derail this dow

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. There are 793,734 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 793,734 confirmed cases (47,714 active, 725,507 resolved, 20,513 deaths).
Indigenous patients feel unsafe in B.C. health-care system: new Turpel-Lafond report

Indigenous patients feel unsafe in B.C. health-care system: new Turpel-Lafond report

VANCOUVER — The author of a damning report that found widespread racism in British Columbia's health system has released the results of surveys and data collection, revealing a massive gulf between the experiences of Indigenous and non-Indigenous pat
Legislation coming this year to force Google, Facebook to pay for news content

Legislation coming this year to force Google, Facebook to pay for news content

OTTAWA — Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault is promising legislation this year to ensure tech giants like Google and Facebook pay for the news content they disseminate on their platforms.
Penthouse bust: police cite delivery of 100 cheeseburgers in warrant application

Penthouse bust: police cite delivery of 100 cheeseburgers in warrant application

VANCOUVER — An application for search warrants to enter a Vancouver penthouse that police have described as a makeshift nightclub amid COVID-19 restrictions says bartenders were seen inside before officers noticed a delivery of 100 cheeseburgers to t
'You let her die:' Crown argues woman found dead in tub too drunk for consensual sex

'You let her die:' Crown argues woman found dead in tub too drunk for consensual sex

EDMONTON — A Crown prosecutor has accused a man of forcing violent sex on a woman who was too drunk to consent and of letting her bleed to death in the bathtub of his hotel room.
Military police launch investigation after former defence chief accused of misconduct

Military police launch investigation after former defence chief accused of misconduct

OTTAWA — The Department of National Defence says military police have launched an investigation following allegations former defence chief Jonathan Vance engaged in inappropriate conduct.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 5:45 p.m. Alberta is reporting 582 new cases of COVID-19 and 13 additional deaths due to the virus.
Calls for inquiry mount after Montreal man exonerated in cop assault case

Calls for inquiry mount after Montreal man exonerated in cop assault case

MONTREAL — Politicians and civil rights groups said Thursday an independent investigation is needed to determine how a Montreal man ended up in jail for almost a week before allegations that he tried to kill a police officer were suddenly dropped.