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Miner ponders impact of restoration of coal protection policy in Alberta

Miner ponders impact of restoration of coal protection policy in Alberta

A coal-mining company with exploration leases in Alberta's Rocky Mountains is trying to figure out how the government's decision to restore protection of the land will affect its plans.
UN declaration to help First Nations achieve self-determination: Bellegarde

UN declaration to help First Nations achieve self-determination: Bellegarde

OTTAWA — Passing a new law to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples will get First Nations closer to self-determination, National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations said Wednesday.
Surging rate of COVID-19 infections eases; health officials warn against complacency

Surging rate of COVID-19 infections eases; health officials warn against complacency

TORONTO — The soaring rate of new COVID-19 infections has moderated substantially across the country in recent weeks because of anti-pandemic restrictions, health authorities said, as they warned against complacency.
O'Toole rejigs Tory front benches as he continues to put party on election footing

O'Toole rejigs Tory front benches as he continues to put party on election footing

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole scripted more of his party's electoral strategy Wednesday, creating new critic portfolios to signal where his focus will be when Canadians go to the polls: a plan for economic recovery.
Feds promise billions in new funds to build, expand public-transit systems

Feds promise billions in new funds to build, expand public-transit systems

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government is promising cash-strapped cities billions of dollars in permanent funding for their public-transit systems — though most of the money won’t start flowing until later in the decade.
Montreal mayor calls on Ottawa, Quebec to help fight gun violence after teen's death

Montreal mayor calls on Ottawa, Quebec to help fight gun violence after teen's death

Montreal's mayor is calling on Ottawa to take stronger action on banning handguns after a 15-year-old girl died in a drive-by shooting in the city on Sunday.
PBO says taxing services like Netflix could yield feds $1.3 billion

PBO says taxing services like Netflix could yield feds $1.3 billion

OTTAWA — A new report from the parliamentary budget officer says the government may be slightly underestimating how much revenue it could receive from taxing online services like Netflix.
N.L.'s election is safe and U.A.E. spacecraft in Mars orbit: In The News for Feb. 10

N.L.'s election is safe and U.A.E. spacecraft in Mars orbit: In The News for Feb. 10

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 Feb. 10 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. There are 810,797 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 810,797 confirmed cases (39,179 active, 750,709 resolved, 20,909 deaths).

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 25,230 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,123,563 doses given.