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U.S., Canadian rescue effort saves 31 people before ship sinks in stormy Atlantic

U.S., Canadian rescue effort saves 31 people before ship sinks in stormy Atlantic

HALIFAX — Canadian and American rescuers are describing a tightly choreographed effort in heaving Atlantic seas that saved 31 seafarers early Wednesday before an offshore scallop dragger sank off Nova Scotia.
Alek Minassian found guilty in 2018 Toronto van attack that killed 10, injured 16

Alek Minassian found guilty in 2018 Toronto van attack that killed 10, injured 16

TORONTO — Relief washed over victims of the Toronto van attack Wednesday after the man responsible for the rampage was found guilty of murdering ten people and trying to kill 16 others.
Conservative MP David Sweet joins chorus calling for end to COVID-19 restrictions

Conservative MP David Sweet joins chorus calling for end to COVID-19 restrictions

OTTAWA — A Conservative MP has joined the chorus of voices calling for an end to COVID-19 lockdowns in Ontario.
Over 100 new projects to get $518 million in federal research funding

Over 100 new projects to get $518 million in federal research funding

OTTAWA — Efforts to boost Canada's ability to produce vaccines are among over 100 research projects receiving new federal money. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced $518 million Wednesday he says will support the work of nearly 1,000 researchers.
N.S. RCMP who shot at firehall on administrative duty during internal reviews of case

N.S. RCMP who shot at firehall on administrative duty during internal reviews of case

HALIFAX — The RCMP says two officers who fired towards a civilian and another RCMP officer during last year's mass shooting will remain on administrative duties until internal inquiries are completed.
Verdict in Toronto van attack case and new vaccine arrives: In The News for March 3

Verdict in Toronto van attack case and new vaccine arrives: In The News for March 3

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 March 3 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, March 3, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, March 3, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. There are 872,747 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 872,747 confirmed cases (30,252 active, 820,450 resolved, 22,045 deaths).

Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 64,485 new vaccinations administered for a total of 2,014,128 doses given.

Rescue crews responding to fire, emergency, on Canadian fishing vessel off N.S. coast

HALIFAX — The Canadian military says aircraft and ships have responded to an emergency aboard a Canadian fishing vessel that has been damaged by fire off of the coast of Nova Scotia.