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Ontario First Nation hopes new funding will end some water advisories

Ontario First Nation hopes new funding will end some water advisories

OTTAWA — The Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte First Nation is expanding its water system to deliver clean drinking water to hundreds of residents who have been grappling for more than a decade with seven drinking water advisories.
Vancouver blast that tore three-metre crater in sidewalk blamed on failed cables

Vancouver blast that tore three-metre crater in sidewalk blamed on failed cables

VANCOUVER — Electrical faults in underground utility cables set off a fire and a subsequent electric arc that the fire department says caused a three-metre crater in a new commercial area under Vancouver's Granville Street Bridge.
The latest on COVID-19 developments in Canada on Jan. 5, 2021

The latest on COVID-19 developments in Canada on Jan. 5, 2021

OTTAWA — The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 7:45 p.m. British Columbia has again extended its state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic nearly 10 months after it was first declared.
Former Liberal MP Raj Grewal has fraud case adjourned to February

Former Liberal MP Raj Grewal has fraud case adjourned to February

OTTAWA — A former Liberal MP facing charges of fraud and breach of trust related to his time in office has had his case adjourned until next month.

A list of politicians and officials who travelled abroad despite advice to stay home

Several politicians have admitted to leaving the country over the December holiday period, even as their constituents hunkered down at home, following public health guidance meant to curb the spread of COVID-19.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021. There are 618,646 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 618,646 confirmed cases (78,849 active, 523,564 resolved, 16,233 deaths).
Quebec's possible new restrictions and Nygard in court today: In The News for Jan. 6

Quebec's possible new restrictions and Nygard in court today: In The News for Jan. 6

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 Jan. 6 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

Long pandemic could add to extremism, decline in democracy: Defence Department report

OTTAWA — A new research report by the Department of National Defence suggests the longer the COVID-19 pandemic rages, the stronger right-wing extremism and other threats in Canada and around the world are likely to become.
Down-to-wire races in Georgia appear to give Democrats control of Capitol Hill

Down-to-wire races in Georgia appear to give Democrats control of Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The battle for control of Capitol Hill came down to the wire Tuesday as a late surge of votes from Atlanta's suburban outskirts put Democrats within shouting distance of the two remaining seats in the U.S. Senate.
Northwest Territories rolls out COVID-19 vaccination plan for its 33 communities

Northwest Territories rolls out COVID-19 vaccination plan for its 33 communities

YELLOWKNIFE — The Northwest Territories has released its plan for when residents of its 33 communities will receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. The N.W.T.