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Quebec COVID-19 hospitalizations rising as new variants gaining ground

Quebec COVID-19 hospitalizations rising as new variants gaining ground

MONTREAL — Quebec is seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations driven by new Omicron subvariants that account for about 75 per cent of infections, the province's public health director said Wednesday. Dr.
Sandra Oh, Donovan Bailey among dozens appointed to Order of Canada

Sandra Oh, Donovan Bailey among dozens appointed to Order of Canada

Film and TV actress Sandra Oh and track champion Donovan Bailey are among dozens of performers, athletes, advocates and experts newly named to Canada's highest civilian honour. Gov. Gen.
Cancelled Canada Day parades, Canada's role in NATO : In The News for June 29

Cancelled Canada Day parades, Canada's role in NATO : In The News for June 29

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 June 29 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Some cities rethinking Canada Day parades amid rising costs, funding challenges

Some cities rethinking Canada Day parades amid rising costs, funding challenges

MONTREAL — Canada Day celebrations are making a return after two years of scaled-down festivities because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but some Canadians hoping to catch a traditional parade may be out of luck.

Tuesday's $70 million Lotto Max jackpot claimed by single winning ticket

TORONTO — Someone in Ontario is waking up $70 million dollars richer. A single winning ticket was drawn for Tuesday's Lotto Max jackpot.
B.C. Premier John Horgan to resign in the fall after leadership review

B.C. Premier John Horgan to resign in the fall after leadership review

VANCOUVER — British Columbia Premier John Horgan says he'll resign as leader in the fall after the New Democrats hold a leadership convention because a second bout with cancer has left him with little energy for a job that's been the thrill of his li
Two suspects dead, six officers injured in B.C. bank shooting

Two suspects dead, six officers injured in B.C. bank shooting

SAANICH, B.C. — Two robbery suspects believed to be wearing body armour died in a barrage of bullets exchanged with police outside a bank in Saanich, B.C., on Tuesday.
Liberal government to release cabinet documents to Emergencies Act inquiry

Liberal government to release cabinet documents to Emergencies Act inquiry

The federal Liberal government has agreed to provide sensitive cabinet documents to the inquiry examining its use of the Emergencies Act during the 'Freedom Convoy' protest
RCMP official: Lucki claimed direct pressure from federal minister to name guns

RCMP official: Lucki claimed direct pressure from federal minister to name guns

A scathing letter from an RCMP communications manager released Tuesday says RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki referred to direct pressure from the federal public safety minister to release firearm details in the days after the Nova Scotia mass shooting
Trudeau expected to face tough questions on Canadian military spending at NATO summit

Trudeau expected to face tough questions on Canadian military spending at NATO summit

MADRID — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to face tough questions at a major NATO summit this week as a new report released by the alliance ahead of the meeting shows Canada heading in the wrong direction when it comes to military spending.