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Approved COVID-19 vaccines not enough to inoculate all Canadians by September: Anand

Approved COVID-19 vaccines not enough to inoculate all Canadians by September: Anand

OTTAWA — Federal procurement minister Anita Anand says Canada will do "whatever it takes" to get more vaccine doses delivered to Canada faster but there hasn't yet been any change to the number of doses Canada is expecting to receive this winter and
New work permit being offered to keep more international students in Canada

New work permit being offered to keep more international students in Canada

OTTAWA — International students are being offered a new work permit by the federal government in a bid to convince more to settle here permanently.
WestJet puts 1,000 workers on leave, citing government's 'incoherent' policy

WestJet puts 1,000 workers on leave, citing government's 'incoherent' policy

CALGARY — The CEO of WestJet Airlines Ltd. is laying the blame squarely on "incoherent" policy from Ottawa as his carrier cuts staff and flights in response to new COVID-19 testing requirements for passengers returning to Canada.
All but five senators say they haven't travelled abroad during pandemic

All but five senators say they haven't travelled abroad during pandemic

OTTAWA — All but five of Canada's 93 senators say they have not travelled outside the country in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Double murderer Ugo Fredette ordered to serve 25 years before chance of parole

Double murderer Ugo Fredette ordered to serve 25 years before chance of parole

SAINT-JEROME, Que. — Ugo Fredette, a Quebec man who stabbed his ex-spouse to death and murdered a man to steal his car, was ordered Friday to serve 25 years in prison before he's eligible for parole.
Calls for Ribbon Skirt Day after Saskatchewan Indigenous student wearing one shamed

Calls for Ribbon Skirt Day after Saskatchewan Indigenous student wearing one shamed

REGINA — Chris Kulak says his 10-year-old daughter, Isabella, thinks it might be time for a new downstairs closet to hold all the ribbon skirts arriving from around the world.
Democracy takes work, Trudeau says in condemning 'violent rioters' incited by Trump

Democracy takes work, Trudeau says in condemning 'violent rioters' incited by Trump

OTTAWA — Canadians and their elected leaders have a shared responsibility to protect and defend the principles of democracy, which need constant tending to remain strong, Justin Trudeau said Friday.
Honouring Flight PS752 victims and officer dies after riots: In The News for Jan. 8

Honouring Flight PS752 victims and officer dies after riots: In The News for Jan. 8

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. 8 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

Timeline: A look at Canada's relationship with Iran, before and after the PS752 crash

OTTAWA — It has been 66 years since Canada and Iran established diplomatic ties.
'That's the plane': How the federal government reacted to the downing of Flight PS752

'That's the plane': How the federal government reacted to the downing of Flight PS752

OTTAWA — Shortly before 10 p.m. on Jan. 7, 2020, Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne peeked at his mobile phone during a particularly intense teleconference.