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Conservatives beat Liberals in 2020 fundraising race as both parties ramp up efforts

Conservatives beat Liberals in 2020 fundraising race as both parties ramp up efforts

OTTAWA — The federal Conservative party raised substantially more money than the governing Liberals last year, as new Elections Canada figures show the Official Opposition has been filling its coffers ahead of a potential election this year.

Vaccine rollout and COVID testing in the workplace: In The News for Feb. 1

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. 1 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Feb. 1, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday Feb.1, 2021. There are 778,972 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 778,972 confirmed cases (53,281 active, 705,659 resolved, 20,032 deaths).

Element of contradictions: Selenium cuts thin line between healthy and toxic

EDMONTON — Sort of silvery in its raw state, sort of metallic but not really, selenium embodies contradiction. It's fairly rare — the 68th most common element — but often found with coal.
Alberta promises close watch on new mines but cuts oversight of coal-polluted rivers

Alberta promises close watch on new mines but cuts oversight of coal-polluted rivers

EDMONTON — Alberta government documents show repeated cuts to environmental monitoring despite contaminants in some waterways that exceed thresholds that are supposed to trigger increased scrutiny.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Feb. 1, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday Feb. 1, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 5,017 new vaccinations administered for a total of 957,229 doses given.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Jan. 31, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Sunday Jan. 31, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 5,017 new vaccinations administered for a total of 957,229 doses given.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Jan. 31, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Sunday Jan. 31, 2021. There are 778,972 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 778,972 confirmed cases (53,281 active, 705,659 resolved, 20,032 deaths).
Canada's death toll from COVID-19 surpasses 20,000 as new flight restrictions begin

Canada's death toll from COVID-19 surpasses 20,000 as new flight restrictions begin

Canada's official COVID-19 death toll surpassed 20,000 on Sunday as flights to major sun destinations were grounded in an effort to limit further spread of the virus.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:55 p.m. Alberta's chief medical health officer is reporting 461 new COVID-19 diagnoses and eight related deaths in the past 24 hours. Dr.