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No resolutions concerning abortion to make it into policy debate at Tory convention

No resolutions concerning abortion to make it into policy debate at Tory convention

OTTAWA — Conservative party members will debate a range of policy proposals at next weekend's convention but so far, none will be about abortion.
Public safety minister grilled over quarantine hotel security after alleged assaults

Public safety minister grilled over quarantine hotel security after alleged assaults

OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Bill Blair faced harsh questions Wednesday over security related to the federal quarantine program after reports of two incidents of alleged sexual assault.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Wednesday, March 10, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:25 p.m. British Columbia is reporting 531 new cases of COVID-19 and one new death, for a total of 1,394 people who have died from complications of the virus in the province.
As Texas casts off shackles of COVID-19, lessons of 2020 still loom large for many

As Texas casts off shackles of COVID-19, lessons of 2020 still loom large for many

LLANO, Texas — In this weather-beaten Texas town, where frayed tributes to Donald Trump are still prominent among the cactus and yucca plants along the two-lane highway, there are two kinds of shopkeepers.
Ottawa won't set new deadline for providing clean water in First Nations communities

Ottawa won't set new deadline for providing clean water in First Nations communities

OTTAWA — Indigenous Services Canada won't set a deadline for lifting all remaining long-term drinking-water advisories in First Nations communities, but it will create a website to provide estimated completion dates for each one that remains.
Decision to fly to remote B.C. fish camp in poor weather cited by TSB in deadly crash

Decision to fly to remote B.C. fish camp in poor weather cited by TSB in deadly crash

RICHMOND, B.C. — A decision to fly in poor weather to a remote British Columbia fishing lodge in July 2019 led to a float plane crash that killed four people and injured five others, says a Transportation Safety Board investigation report.
Manitoba man sentenced to six years for 'armed aggression' against government

Manitoba man sentenced to six years for 'armed aggression' against government

OTTAWA — A Manitoba man who rammed a gate at Rideau Hall before arming himself and heading on foot toward Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's home last July was sentenced Wednesday to six years in prison.
PMO knew existence of allegations against Vance, not specifics, in 2018: Trudeau

PMO knew existence of allegations against Vance, not specifics, in 2018: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his staff knew about the existence of an allegation of sexual misconduct by then-defence chief Gen.
'Vast majority' of officers committed to bias-free policing: Alberta police chief

'Vast majority' of officers committed to bias-free policing: Alberta police chief

LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, CANADA — The chief of the Lethbridge Police Service in southern Alberta says it will co-operate fully with an investigation into officers who allegedly made unauthorized checks on a provincial cabinet minister.
All adults in Yellowknife can join others in N.W.T. in getting COVID-19 vaccine

All adults in Yellowknife can join others in N.W.T. in getting COVID-19 vaccine

YELLOWKNIFE — All adults in Yellowknife can now book an appointment to receive their COVID-19 vaccine. Yellowknife is the last community in the Northwest Territories to make vaccinations available to eligible adults. N.W.T.