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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks at a news conference in Calgary on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. An Alberta legislature member is signalling he has no plans to give up his seat after Kenney booted him from the United Conservative caucus for failing to represent constituents. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol

MLA booted from Alberta UCP caucus shows no signs he’ll give up seat

MLA booted from Alberta UCP caucus shows no signs he’ll give up seat

 

FILE - In this July 22, 2019, file photo, Merrick Garland pays his respects for the late Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens in the Great Hall of the Supreme Court in Washington. President-elect Joe Biden is set to name Garland as Attorney General. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Biden to name Judge Merrick Garland as attorney general

Biden to name Judge Merrick Garland as attorney general

 

FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2020, file photo Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., questions Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett during the third day of her confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Stefani Reynolds/Pool via AP, File)

GOP torn over Trump’s Electoral College challenge of Biden

GOP torn over Trump’s Electoral College challenge of Biden

 

FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2020, file photo President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

In a first, Congress overrides Trump veto of defence bill

In a first, Congress overrides Trump veto of defence bill

FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2020, file photo President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
President-elect Joe Biden speaks to members of the media before boarding a plane at New Castle Airport in New Castle, Del., Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. Biden is en route to Atlanta to campaign for Georgia Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Biden taps Buttigieg for transportation, Granholm for energy

Biden taps Buttigieg for transportation, Granholm for energy

President-elect Joe Biden speaks to members of the media before boarding a plane at New Castle Airport in New Castle, Del., Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. Biden is en route to Atlanta to campaign for Georgia Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., speaks during a Senate Transportation subcommittee hybrid hearing on transporting ‚Äãa coronavirus vaccine on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020, in Washington. (Samuel Corum/The New York Times via AP, Pool)

McConnell warns GOP off Electoral College brawl in Congress

McConnell warns GOP off Electoral College brawl in Congress

Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., speaks during a Senate Transportation subcommittee hybrid hearing on transporting ‚Äãa coronavirus vaccine on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020, in Washington. (Samuel Corum/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2020, file photo Attorney General William Barr speaks during a roundtable discussion on Operation Legend, a federal program to help cities combat violent crime in St. Louis. Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday, Dec. 1, that the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud and has seen nothing that would change the outcome of the 2020 presidential election. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

Trump says Barr resigning, will leave before Christmas

Trump says Barr resigning, will leave before Christmas

FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2020, file photo Attorney General William Barr speaks during a roundtable discussion on Operation Legend, a federal program to help cities combat violent crime in St. Louis. Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday, Dec. 1, that the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud and has seen nothing that would change the outcome of the 2020 presidential election. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
Alberta Liberal Party David Khan at a campaign stop in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, April 11, 2019. The Alberta Liberal Party says its leader, David Khan, is stepping down. A news release from the party on Sunday evening says Khan is accepting a new job in law. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta Liberal Party says leader, David Khan, stepping down to accept new job in law

Alberta Liberal Party says leader, David Khan, stepping down to accept new job in law

Alberta Liberal Party David Khan at a campaign stop in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, April 11, 2019. The Alberta Liberal Party says its leader, David Khan, is stepping down. A news release from the party on Sunday evening says Khan is accepting a new job in law. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson listens to a question during a news conference in Ottawa, Thursday, February 6, 2020. Iveson says he won't seek re-election next fall. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson announces he’s not running for re-election next fall

Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson announces he’s not running for re-election next fall

Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson listens to a question during a news conference in Ottawa, Thursday, February 6, 2020. Iveson says he won't seek re-election next fall. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
President Donald Trump drives a golf cart as he golfs at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Va., Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Biden signals sharp shift from Trump with Cabinet picks

Biden signals sharp shift from Trump with Cabinet picks

President Donald Trump drives a golf cart as he golfs at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Va., Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2020, file photo, Harjas Singh, 1, reaches out for his father, Umeet Singh, while held by his mother, Preet Kaur, as they attend a rally with their daughter, Nader Kaur, right, celebrating the election results in Detroit. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Feds agree to help Biden transition after more Trump defeats

Feds agree to help Biden transition after more Trump defeats

FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2020, file photo, Harjas Singh, 1, reaches out for his father, Umeet Singh, while held by his mother, Preet Kaur, as they attend a rally with their daughter, Nader Kaur, right, celebrating the election results in Detroit. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
NDP member of Parliament Charlie Angus holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on October 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

NDP raises more questions about Morneau, WE in letter to ethics watchdog

NDP raises more questions about Morneau, WE in letter to ethics watchdog

NDP member of Parliament Charlie Angus holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on October 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Newly elected Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole has his hand hoisted by outgoing leader Andrew Scheer as he stands his wife and children after delivering his winning speech following the Conservative leadership election in Ottawa on August 24, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Tories disappointed by Scheer’s decision to hire family as they call for better rules

Tories disappointed by Scheer’s decision to hire family as they call for better rules

Newly elected Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole has his hand hoisted by outgoing leader Andrew Scheer as he stands his wife and children after delivering his winning speech following the Conservative leadership election in Ottawa on August 24, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Former vice president Joe Biden talks with officials after speaking at a rally in support of striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston, Thursday, April 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Biden set to address plans for economy as pandemic rages

WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden is set to outline his plans…

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Former vice president Joe Biden talks with officials after speaking at a rally in support of striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston, Thursday, April 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
President-elect Joe Biden, and Jill Biden, greet guests after placing a wreath at the Philadelphia Korean War Memorial at Penn's Landing, on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Biden chooses longtime adviser Ron Klain as chief of staff

Biden chooses longtime adviser Ron Klain as chief of staff

President-elect Joe Biden, and Jill Biden, greet guests after placing a wreath at the Philadelphia Korean War Memorial at Penn's Landing, on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Chester County election workers process mail-in and absentee ballots for the 2020 general election in the United States at West Chester University, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in West Chester, Pa. Experts say it is essential for the Trudeau government remain silent in the face of Donald Trump's bombastic declarations of victory in the U.S. presidential election and his threat to take his re-election fight to the Supreme Court. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Matt Slocum

Ottawa’s silence necessary during U.S. election uncertainty: democracy experts

Ottawa’s silence necessary during U.S. election uncertainty: democracy experts

Chester County election workers process mail-in and absentee ballots for the 2020 general election in the United States at West Chester University, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in West Chester, Pa. Experts say it is essential for the Trudeau government remain silent in the face of Donald Trump's bombastic declarations of victory in the U.S. presidential election and his threat to take his re-election fight to the Supreme Court. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Matt Slocum
Chester County, Pa. election workers process mail-in and absentee ballots for the 2020 general election in the United States at West Chester University, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in West Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Biden wins Michigan, Wisconsin, now on brink of White House

Biden wins Michigan, Wisconsin, now on brink of White House

Chester County, Pa. election workers process mail-in and absentee ballots for the 2020 general election in the United States at West Chester University, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in West Chester, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Voters fill out their ballots at American Legion Post 1 on Election Day in Tulsa, Okla. Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Mike Simons/Tulsa World

Canada faces political, economic instability after uncertain U.S election result

Canada faces political, economic instability after uncertain U.S election result

Voters fill out their ballots at American Legion Post 1 on Election Day in Tulsa, Okla. Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Mike Simons/Tulsa World
Storm clouds pass by the Peace tower and Parliament hill Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020 in Ottawa. Parliament's budget watchdog is calling out the Trudeau government for not providing information on billions of dollars in planned federal spending. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Parliamentary budget officer rebukes Trudeau government over spending secrecy

Parliamentary budget officer rebukes Trudeau government over spending secrecy

Storm clouds pass by the Peace tower and Parliament hill Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020 in Ottawa. Parliament's budget watchdog is calling out the Trudeau government for not providing information on billions of dollars in planned federal spending. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Voting, activism replace practice, games in US sports world

Voting, activism replace practice, games in US sports world