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'This could all go away:' Nunavut minister pleads with Arviat residents to stay home

'This could all go away:' Nunavut minister pleads with Arviat residents to stay home

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut's health minister is pleading with residents of Arviat, where a COVID-19 outbreak continued to grow Friday, to stay home.
Hajdu: Can't stop corporations from negotiating with vaccine manufacturers

Hajdu: Can't stop corporations from negotiating with vaccine manufacturers

OTTAWA — Canada's health minister says the federal government cannot stop private corporations from negotiating with vaccine manufacturers. However, Patty Hajdu said publicly bought COVID-19 vaccines will not be available for private purchase.
Former N.L. inmate alleges guard performed dental work on him while another filmed

Former N.L. inmate alleges guard performed dental work on him while another filmed

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A former inmate of a Newfoundland and Labrador jail is suing the province, a dentist and two correctional officers after a guard allegedly performed a dental procedure on him while he was sedated.
Senate Democrats speak out in defence of Canada's plan to ban single-use plastics

Senate Democrats speak out in defence of Canada's plan to ban single-use plastics

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A prominent group of Senate Democrats is speaking out in defence of Canada's plan to ban single-use plastics. Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Vermont Sen.
Ontario's vaccine rollout plan and charges in Beirut blast: In The News for Dec. 11

Ontario's vaccine rollout plan and charges in Beirut blast: In The News for Dec. 11

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kick-start your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Dec. 11 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Tipping point? Experts say the Paris agreement changed the climate on climate

Tipping point? Experts say the Paris agreement changed the climate on climate

Five years after it was passed, the Paris agreement may finally be changing the climate on climate change.
Kids need media literacy education to match the rise of social networks: experts

Kids need media literacy education to match the rise of social networks: experts

Kids in Canada need greater access to up-to-date media literacy education to help them navigate what's real and what's fake or misleading online, experts say.
Canada not immune to QAnon as pandemic fuels conspiracy theories, experts say

Canada not immune to QAnon as pandemic fuels conspiracy theories, experts say

Conspiracy theories, including those propagated by the once-fringe QAnon movement, have gained traction as the COVID-19 pandemic fuels fear, social and economic insecurity, and mistrust in authorities, experts in Canada say.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, Dec. 11, 2020

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, Dec. 11, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. There are 442,069 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 442,069 confirmed cases (73,225 active, 355,735 resolved, 13,109 deaths).
Books, physical rigour stoke hope for Kovrig as 'two Michaels' mark two jailed years

Books, physical rigour stoke hope for Kovrig as 'two Michaels' mark two jailed years

OTTAWA — In his darkest moments, Michael Kovrig draws strength from knowing that his fellow Canadians and people around the world are working to free him and Michael Spavor from their respective Chinese prison cells.