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Ottawa offers temporary debt relief for N.L.'s troubled Muskrat Falls project

Ottawa offers temporary debt relief for N.L.'s troubled Muskrat Falls project

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Ottawa is giving Newfoundland and Labrador temporary relief from debt and financing payments for the troubled Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project and appointing a top bureaucrat to oversee the project's financial restructuring.
Family says D'Andre deserved better and Biden taps Buttigieg: In The News for Dec. 17

Family says D'Andre deserved better and Biden taps Buttigieg: In The News for Dec. 17

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 Dec. 17 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Advocates share fear of worsening overdose crisis in 2021, want national safe supply

Advocates share fear of worsening overdose crisis in 2021, want national safe supply

VANCOUVER — With overdose deaths rising across Canada, advocates for drug users are calling for the implementation of a national safe supply program as part of an effort to save lives.

A look at what provinces and territories have said about COVID-19 vaccine plans

The largest mass immunization effort in Canadian history began Dec. 14 in Ontario and Quebec after the country received its first COVID-19 vaccine shipment over the weekend.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Dec. 17, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday Dec. 17, 2020. There are 481,630 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 481,630 confirmed cases (75,885 active, 391,946 resolved, 13,799 deaths).
Liberals striving for 'balance' on federal transparency, Trudeau says

Liberals striving for 'balance' on federal transparency, Trudeau says

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says while he is committed to transparency in the federal government, being too forthcoming can hinder the government's ability to wrestle with tough decisions.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. There are 481,630 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 481,630 confirmed cases (75,885 active, 391,946 resolved, 13,799 deaths).
B.C. mom who gave birth in a coma due to COVID-19 awake, able to meet son

B.C. mom who gave birth in a coma due to COVID-19 awake, able to meet son

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — A mother who gave birth while in a coma due to complications from COVID-19 is awake and has met her newborn son for the first time. Gillian McIntosh was given an emergency C-section after arriving at a hospital in Abbotsford, B.C.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada on Dec. 16, 2020

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (All times Eastern): 7:35 p.m. Alberta's top doctor says an Edmonton arena is being set up as an alternate hospital with help from the Canadian Red Cross. Chief medical health officer Dr.
More provinces administer first COVID-19 vaccines as cases mount

More provinces administer first COVID-19 vaccines as cases mount

Canada's vaccine rollout reached four more provinces on Wednesday, with health-care workers being inoculated against COVID-19 as officials warned hospitals in some areas are nearing a breaking point.