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Refugee advocates criticize Canada's decision to resume deportations during COVID-19

Refugee advocates criticize Canada's decision to resume deportations during COVID-19

MONTREAL — Refugee advocates are criticizing Canada's decision to resume deportations before the country irons out the details of a program to grant permanent residency to asylum-seekers who have been working in the health-care system during the COVI
Researchers say widespread lake drainage on tundra another sign of climate change

Researchers say widespread lake drainage on tundra another sign of climate change

Scientists say a year in which almost 200 tundra lakes drained away could point to what's in store for Canada's North. Between 2017 and 2018, 192 lakes in northwest Alaska lost at least a quarter of their area as the permafrost that held them melted.
Nunavut lockdown ending and U.K. to use COVID-19 vaccine: In The News for Dec. 2

Nunavut lockdown ending and U.K. to use COVID-19 vaccine: In The News for Dec. 2

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kick-start your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Dec. 2 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Wed. Dec. 2, 2020. There are 383,468 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 383,468 confirmed cases (66,369 active, 304,888 resolved, 12,211 deaths).

The count of total cases of COVID-19 in Canada was 383,469 as of Dec. 1, 2020.

There are 383,468 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 383,468 confirmed cases (66,369 active, 304,888 resolved, 12,211 deaths). * The total case count includes 13 confirmed cases among repatriated travellers.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 7:50 p.m. British Columbia is reporting 656 new cases of COVID-19 today, with 8,796 active cases across the province.
Liberals defend COVID-19 vaccine deals and distribution plans

Liberals defend COVID-19 vaccine deals and distribution plans

OTTAWA — The Liberals are pushing back against allegations from their political rivals that the federal government has failed Canadians on COVID-19 vaccines, noting Canada was one of the first countries to order doses from several foreign suppliers.
Military identifies remains of Newfoundland soldier killed in Belgium in 1917

Military identifies remains of Newfoundland soldier killed in Belgium in 1917

OTTAWA — More than 100 years after a young soldier from Newfoundland was killed on a battlefield in Belgium, the Canadian military has officially confirmed his identity through genetic analysis of remains unearthed in 2016.
Passenger complaints filed in pandemic won't start to be processed until 2021

Passenger complaints filed in pandemic won't start to be processed until 2021

OTTAWA — The head of Canada's transport regulator says the 11,000 complaints filed to the Canadian Transportation Agency since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic will not start to be processed until early next year.
Teen recalls hearing laughter during sex assault at St. Mike's school, court hears

Teen recalls hearing laughter during sex assault at St. Mike's school, court hears

TORONTO — A teenage boy recalled hearing a group of students laugh as they held back his arms and sexually assaulted him with a broom handle in the locker room of a prestigious Toronto high school, court heard Tuesday.