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A health-care worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccine clinic in Toronto on Thursday, January 7, 2021. The professional group for emergency doctors in Canada wants more transparency about COVID-19 vaccine distribution. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Ontario under new orders as emergency doctors call for vaccine rollout transparency

Ontario under new orders as emergency doctors call for vaccine rollout transparency

A health-care worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccine clinic in Toronto on Thursday, January 7, 2021. The professional group for emergency doctors in Canada wants more transparency about COVID-19 vaccine distribution. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Residents wait to be cleared after receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the The Palace assisted living facility, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Biden unveils $1.9T plan to stem virus and steady economy

Biden unveils $1.9T plan to stem virus and steady economy

Residents wait to be cleared after receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the The Palace assisted living facility, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Actor Kim Cattrall poses for a photograph on the red carpet at the gala for the new film "The Grand Seduction" during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

‘Sex and the City’ fans speculate on fate of Kim Cattrall’s character, Samantha Jones

‘Sex and the City’ fans speculate on fate of Kim Cattrall’s character, Samantha Jones

Actor Kim Cattrall poses for a photograph on the red carpet at the gala for the new film "The Grand Seduction" during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2021 file photo, a fisherman reels in his line before a curfew is enforced in Marseille, southern France. Trying to fend off the need for a third nationwide lockdown that would further dent Europe’s second-largest economy and put more jobs in danger, France is instead opting for creeping curfews. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole, File)

‘At 6 p.m., life stops’: Europe uses curfews to fight virus

‘At 6 p.m., life stops’: Europe uses curfews to fight virus

FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2021 file photo, a fisherman reels in his line before a curfew is enforced in Marseille, southern France. Trying to fend off the need for a third nationwide lockdown that would further dent Europe’s second-largest economy and put more jobs in danger, France is instead opting for creeping curfews. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole, File)
Locums - visiting doctors - give support to Princeton General Hospital and Cascade Medical Centre. (Black Press media file photo)

Gynecologist describes trauma to woman found dead in bathtub at Edmonton hotel

EDMONTON — An obstetrician and gynecologist says an excessive amount of force…

Locums - visiting doctors - give support to Princeton General Hospital and Cascade Medical Centre. (Black Press media file photo)
Spray-painted swastikas are shown on the doors of Shaar Hashomayim, one of Montreal’s largest synagogues, in a handout photo. Montreal police say a 28-year-old man arrested Wednesday for allegedly defacing a synagogue with anti-Semitic graffiti will appear in court today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO

Alleged Montreal synagogue vandal charged with attempted arson, uttering threats

MONTREAL — A 28-year-old man has been charged with trying to commit…

Spray-painted swastikas are shown on the doors of Shaar Hashomayim, one of Montreal’s largest synagogues, in a handout photo. Montreal police say a 28-year-old man arrested Wednesday for allegedly defacing a synagogue with anti-Semitic graffiti will appear in court today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO
Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada affected by the Phoenix Pay System rally on Laurier Avenue, during a protest on the three year anniversary of the launch of the pay system, in Ottawa on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

PSAC contesting CRA determination that payments of Phoenix damages are taxable

OTTAWA — The country’s biggest civil service union says it will contest…

Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada affected by the Phoenix Pay System rally on Laurier Avenue, during a protest on the three year anniversary of the launch of the pay system, in Ottawa on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
The Juno Beach Centre, where Canada’s role in the D-Day invasion is commemorated, is shown in Courseulles sur Mer, French Normandy, Wednesday, April 28, 2004. The federal government is promising to help Canada’s only Second World War museum in Europe, which has been battered by COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Franck Prevel

Ottawa pledges financial aid to Juno Beach museum battered by COVID-19 pandemic

OTTAWA — The federal government is promising to provide financial aid to…

The Juno Beach Centre, where Canada’s role in the D-Day invasion is commemorated, is shown in Courseulles sur Mer, French Normandy, Wednesday, April 28, 2004. The federal government is promising to help Canada’s only Second World War museum in Europe, which has been battered by COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Franck Prevel
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Worker missing after dozer breaks through frozen tailings pond in northern Alberta

FORT MCMURRAY — A worker is missing after a dozer broke through…

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The Mount Cashel orphanage in St. John’s is shown on March 21, 1989. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Supreme Court denies appeal in Mount Cashel sexual abuse case in N.L.

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — The Supreme Court of Canada has refused a…

The Mount Cashel orphanage in St. John’s is shown on March 21, 1989. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
A health-care worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccine clinic in Toronto on Thursday, January 7, 2021. The professional group for emergency doctors in Canada wants more transparency about COVID-19 vaccine distribution. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Ontario under new orders as emergency doctors call for vaccine rollout transparency

Canada’s two largest provinces are now under significant restrictions to curb surging…

A health-care worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccine clinic in Toronto on Thursday, January 7, 2021. The professional group for emergency doctors in Canada wants more transparency about COVID-19 vaccine distribution. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin responds to a question on COVID vaccines during a news conference, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

‘Ramp up’ of vaccine delivery in Canada not expected until April, Fortin says

OTTAWA — Canada should start getting two million doses of COVID-19 vaccines…

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin responds to a question on COVID vaccines during a news conference, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Allan Legere leaves court in Burton, N.B., as he waits for jurors in his murder trial to return a verdict in Burton, N.B. on Nov. 2, 1991. The Canadian Press/Andrew Vaughan

Bid by Allan Legere for parole prompts debate over whether release laws need review

Serial killer Allan Legere is permitted to keep seeking parole — and…

Allan Legere leaves court in Burton, N.B., as he waits for jurors in his murder trial to return a verdict in Burton, N.B. on Nov. 2, 1991. The Canadian Press/Andrew Vaughan
Lesser Slave Lake UCP MLA Pat Rehn. (Facebook)
Lesser Slave Lake UCP MLA Pat Rehn. (Facebook)
The Mount Cashel orphanage in St. John’s is shown on March 21, 1989. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Supreme Court denies appeal in Mount Cashel abuse case

Court did not provide reasons as is its custom

The Mount Cashel orphanage in St. John’s is shown on March 21, 1989. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
A man makes his way through Pearson International Airport during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Feds look at using border data to find travellers applying for sickness benefit

The earliest legislation could be introduced is later this month

A man makes his way through Pearson International Airport during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
A health-care worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccine clinic in Toronto on Thursday, January 7, 2021. The professional group for emergency doctors in Canada wants more transparency about COVID-19 vaccine distribution. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Emergency doctors call for greater transparency on vaccine rollout

Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians speaks out

A health-care worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccine clinic in Toronto on Thursday, January 7, 2021. The professional group for emergency doctors in Canada wants more transparency about COVID-19 vaccine distribution. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Corb Lund tips his hat during the Fire Aid for Fort McMurray concert in Edmonton on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken

Alberta musician Corb Lund comes out against proposed coal mines in Rocky Mountains

Alberta musician Corb Lund comes out against proposed coal mines in Rocky Mountains

Corb Lund tips his hat during the Fire Aid for Fort McMurray concert in Edmonton on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken
House Rules Committee Chairman Jim McGovern, D-Mass., right, leads a partially-virtual hearing to consider a resolution calling on Vice President Mike Pence to activate the 25th Amendment to declare President Donald Trump incapable of executing the duties of his office, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is calling for swift congressional action to rein in President Donald Trump after inciting last week's deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Trump impeached after Capitol riot in historic second charge

Trump impeached after Capitol riot in historic second charge

House Rules Committee Chairman Jim McGovern, D-Mass., right, leads a partially-virtual hearing to consider a resolution calling on Vice President Mike Pence to activate the 25th Amendment to declare President Donald Trump incapable of executing the duties of his office, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is calling for swift congressional action to rein in President Donald Trump after inciting last week's deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Melissa Mays is shown at her home in Flint, Mich., Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. Some Flint residents impacted by months of lead-tainted water are looking past expected charges against former Gov. Rick Snyder and others in his administration to healing physical and emotional damages left by the crisis. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Flint families welcome water crisis charges, seek healing

Flint families welcome water crisis charges, seek healing

Melissa Mays is shown at her home in Flint, Mich., Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. Some Flint residents impacted by months of lead-tainted water are looking past expected charges against former Gov. Rick Snyder and others in his administration to healing physical and emotional damages left by the crisis. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)