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Leaders welcome military's first female deputy commander, demand action on misconduct

Leaders welcome military's first female deputy commander, demand action on misconduct

OTTAWA — Federal leaders were united Tuesday in welcoming Lt.-Gen.
Legal challenge launched against Canada's federally mandated quarantine hotel policy

Legal challenge launched against Canada's federally mandated quarantine hotel policy

TORONTO — A constitutional rights advocacy group is mounting a legal challenge to the federal government's quarantine hotel policy, arguing it infringes on Canadians' fundamental rights.
Nunavut community of Arviat to loosen COVID-19 restrictions Wednesday

Nunavut community of Arviat to loosen COVID-19 restrictions Wednesday

IQALUIT — Nunavut health officials say some COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted in Arviat on Wednesday, more than 110 days after the community went into lock down. The territory's chief public health officer, Dr.
Alberta's Toews says final bill on defunct Keystone XL not 'materially' above $1.3B

Alberta's Toews says final bill on defunct Keystone XL not 'materially' above $1.3B

EDMONTON — Alberta’s finance minister says taxpayers won’t be on the hook for much more beyond $1.3 billion already committed to the defunct Keystone XL oil pipeline. “Our total exposure is just under $1.3 billion.
Now not the time to talk about breaking with the monarchy, Trudeau says

Now not the time to talk about breaking with the monarchy, Trudeau says

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday he's not eager for a debate over the future of the monarchy in the wake of allegations of racism at Buckingham Palace.
Tories, NDP say more support needed for sectors hit hard by COVID-19 pandemic

Tories, NDP say more support needed for sectors hit hard by COVID-19 pandemic

OTTAWA — Opposition parties are pushing the federal Liberals for targeted COVID-19 relief for some badly hit sectors.
Nunavut family found dead after suspected carbon monoxide poisoning: RCMP

Nunavut family found dead after suspected carbon monoxide poisoning: RCMP

ARVIAT, Nunavut — Nunavut RCMP say they believe carbon monoxide from a generator killed three family members found dead in a cabin over the weekend.
Quebec to table budget March 25, increases net debt by $12B after accounting change

Quebec to table budget March 25, increases net debt by $12B after accounting change

Quebec Finance Minister Eric Girard says he will table his third budget on March 25.
Provinces not yet following U.S. on gatherings and the Junos: In The News for March 9

Provinces not yet following U.S. on gatherings and the Junos: In The News for March 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 March 9 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, March 9, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Tuesday, March 9, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 78,246 new vaccinations administered for a total of 2,465,435 doses given. Nationwide, 569,009 people or 1.