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The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 8:15 p.m. Yukon says it has three new cases of COVID-19 with all the infections in Watson Lake. Chief medical health officer Dr.
Health Minister Patty Hajdu's remarks disappoint information commissioner

Health Minister Patty Hajdu's remarks disappoint information commissioner

OTTAWA — The federal information ombudsman says she's disappointed by Health Minister Patty Hajdu's comments dismissing the need to bolster access to government records.
QuickSketch: A look at Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili

QuickSketch: A look at Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili

REGINA — A look at Ryan Meili, leader of the Saskatchewan NDP: Born: April 11, 1975, in Moose Jaw, Sask. Early years: Grew up on a farm 40 kilometres south of Moose Jaw. His family moved into the city when he was about 12.
QuickSketch: A look at Saskatchewan Party Leader Scott Moe

QuickSketch: A look at Saskatchewan Party Leader Scott Moe

REGINA — A look at Scott Moe, leader of the Saskatchewan Party: Born: July 31, 1973, in Prince Albert, Sask. Early years: Raised as the oldest in a family of five on a grain farm near Shellbrook, Sask.
Saskatchewan election: Leaders criticize track records in final stretch of campaign

Saskatchewan election: Leaders criticize track records in final stretch of campaign

Saskatchewan's two main political leaders criticized each other's track records Friday as they urged people to vote in the home stretch of the provincial campaign. Election day in Saskatchewan is on Monday.
Majority of international travellers since March deemed 'essential', avoid quarantine

Majority of international travellers since March deemed 'essential', avoid quarantine

OTTAWA — More than 4.6 million people have arrived in Canada since the border closed last March but fewer than one-quarter of them were ordered to quarantine — the rest were deemed "essential" travellers and exempted from the requirement.
Mountaintop coal mine hearings to begin amidst fears of pollution, development rush

Mountaintop coal mine hearings to begin amidst fears of pollution, development rush

A proposed coal mine that would create hundreds of jobs but shear off a mountaintop in one of Alberta's most sensitive environments is to go to a public hearing this week.
Bellegarde wants Brenda Lucki out as head of RCMP

Bellegarde wants Brenda Lucki out as head of RCMP

OTTAWA — The Assembly of First Nations has "lost confidence" in RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki after months of unrest, National Chief Perry Bellegarde said Friday as he called for her resignation.
Canada, Alberta agree on caribou protection deal that gives them years to take action

Canada, Alberta agree on caribou protection deal that gives them years to take action

EDMONTON — Canada and Alberta have signed a deal on caribou protection that gives them years to take action but could allow energy drilling to resume on some ranges.

Trudeau touts vaccine deals as Canada notches new daily record in COVID-19 cases

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is trying to offer Canadians modest hope about progress in testing and vaccine development after Canada notched an all-time high of new COVID-19 cases in a day.