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Quebec's Nunavik region struggling with COVID, has highest infection rate in province

Quebec's Nunavik region struggling with COVID, has highest infection rate in province

MONTREAL — The health board governing Quebec's Nunavik region says the COVID-19 situation in the northern territory is worse than it's ever been. Health officials reported 30 new cases Monday across the region, which is home to 14 Inuit communities.
Canada's pollution cap policy, border towns welcome tourists : In The News for Nov. 9

Canada's pollution cap policy, border towns welcome tourists : In The News for Nov. 9

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 Nov. 9 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Most Canadians support the federal government's climate policy announcements: poll

Most Canadians support the federal government's climate policy announcements: poll

OTTAWA — After Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made multiple policy announcements across the pond at the COP26 climate summit in Scotland, a new poll hints at how Canadians feel about those developments.
'We miss our friends': N.Y. town eager for Canadians to return as land border reopens

'We miss our friends': N.Y. town eager for Canadians to return as land border reopens

MONTREAL — Residents of a New York border town say they're eager to welcome Canadians now that the United States has eased land border restrictions, but they worry that costly COVID-19 testing rules will keep many travellers away.
The Money: Today's veterans fighting Ottawa for equality with previous generations

The Money: Today's veterans fighting Ottawa for equality with previous generations

OTTAWA — When his son was nearly killed by an anti-personnel mine in Afghanistan in 2010, Jim Scott had no idea he was about to embark on a multi-year legal battle with the federal government on behalf of his son and thousands of other modern-day vet
Yukon to introduce proof-of-vaccination in response to rising COVID-19 cases

Yukon to introduce proof-of-vaccination in response to rising COVID-19 cases

WHITEHORSE — The Yukon government has declared a state of emergency and announced a series of public health rules aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19, including a proof-of-vaccination requirement that's set to take effect this Saturday.
Liberal House leader calls talk of a formal alliance with the NDP simply speculation

Liberal House leader calls talk of a formal alliance with the NDP simply speculation

OTTAWA — Liberal House leader Mark Holland said Monday the government intends to collaborate with any party willing to make the minority Parliament work.
Slain Mexican activist's supporters contest federal watchdog's refusal to probe case

Slain Mexican activist's supporters contest federal watchdog's refusal to probe case

OTTAWA — Family and supporters of a Mexican activist who was killed after opposing a Canadian company's mining project are challenging a federal ombudsman's decision not to investigate the matter.
Warming oceans may absorb less carbon and that could impact climate goals: scientist

Warming oceans may absorb less carbon and that could impact climate goals: scientist

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Warming oceans may be absorbing less carbon dioxide than they used to, and scientists say that could have serious ramifications for climate targets.
Lack of demographic data leaving potential gaps in COVID-19 vaccine policy

Lack of demographic data leaving potential gaps in COVID-19 vaccine policy

OTTAWA — A dearth of data about who is getting COVID-19 vaccines and who is not could be causing people of certain races or socio-economic backgrounds to fall through the cracks, according to several concerned advocates.
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