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Some provinces yet to say when jail inmates to be vaccinated against COVID-19

Some provinces yet to say when jail inmates to be vaccinated against COVID-19

A director at the Canadian Civil Liberties Association believes provinces should set targets for vaccinating inmates in provincial jails — something half of jurisdictions have yet to do.
Report on Quebec woman murdered by offender on day parole calls for better oversight

Report on Quebec woman murdered by offender on day parole calls for better oversight

Correctional authorities will change how federal offenders on day parole are managed in Quebec following recommendations in a report released Thursday into the murder of Marylene Levesque nearly one year ago.
Manitoba eases measures as COVID cases decline, but feds warn of severe illness rise

Manitoba eases measures as COVID cases decline, but feds warn of severe illness rise

Manitoba is loosening lockdown measures as its COVID-19 case counts continue to level off, but as other provinces see a similar decline federal officials warn that some of the worst impacts of the recent surge may be yet to come.
The latest news on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 2:55 p.m. New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs says the province has reached a turning point in its battle against COVID-19 as health officials reported 32 new cases today.
Federal review of Access to Information law to take another year amid impatience

Federal review of Access to Information law to take another year amid impatience

OTTAWA — It will likely be another year before a federal review of the government's key transparency law is complete.
Supreme Court won't review ruling in favour of officer who refused to euthanize bears

Supreme Court won't review ruling in favour of officer who refused to euthanize bears

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will not review a lower-court ruling that was a victory for a conservation officer who refused to euthanize two bear cubs.

Reactions to Keystone XL cancellation and welcoming Biden: In The News for Jan. 21

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. 21 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. There are 725,495 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 725,495 confirmed cases (68,413 active, 638,620 resolved, 18,462 deaths).

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 41,760 new vaccinations administered for a total of 692,899 doses given.
In wake of decision to kill Keystone XL, Biden's first foreign-leader call? Trudeau

In wake of decision to kill Keystone XL, Biden's first foreign-leader call? Trudeau

WASHINGTON — If Joe Biden's decision to kill off Keystone XL is supposed to sound the death knell for Canada-U.S. relations, you wouldn't know it from the newly minted president's call sheet.