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The federal fiscal update and O'Toole's vaccine complaint: In The News for Nov. 30

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. 30 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

A look at what provinces and territories have said about COVID-19 vaccine plans

The federal government is laying plans for the procurement and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, inking contracts with seven potential manufacturers and saying six million doses could arrive in the country in the first quarter of 2021.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Nov. 30, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. EST on Nov. 30, 2020: There are 370,238 confirmed cases in Canada.
Star defence witness to testify at Alek Minassian's murder trial

Star defence witness to testify at Alek Minassian's murder trial

TORONTO — The defence's star witness is set to testify today at the trial of the man who killed 10 people in Toronto's van attack. Dr.
B.C.'s economic recovery minister says getting through pandemic will be team approach

B.C.'s economic recovery minister says getting through pandemic will be team approach

VICTORIA — The British Columbia cabinet minister appointed to lead the province's COVID-19 pandemic recovery says he plans to mount a large team effort from inside and outside of government to spur economic success.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:30 p.m. EST on Nov. 29, 2020: There are 370,238 confirmed cases in Canada.
Ottawa extends rules and restrictions for travellers amid rising COVID-19 case counts

Ottawa extends rules and restrictions for travellers amid rising COVID-19 case counts

A slew of travel restrictions and rules meant to curb the spread of COVID-19 will be extended into January, the federal government said Sunday, as case counts continued to rise steadily across the country.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:20 p.m. Alberta is reporting its second-highest number of new COVID-19 cases. The province is reporting 1,608 new cases today.

PM put all vaccine 'eggs' in one China basket, didn't consider other options: O'Toole

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole accused the Liberal government Sunday of putting too much emphasis on partnering with a Chinese company for a COVID-19 vaccine in what turned out to be a failed deal.
Draft fishery deal possibly a 'historic recognition' of treaty rights: Mi'kmaq chief

Draft fishery deal possibly a 'historic recognition' of treaty rights: Mi'kmaq chief

A draft agreement between Ottawa and a Nova Scotia First nation over a "moderate livelihood" fishery has the potential to be a historic recognition of Mi'kmaq treaty rights, the community's chief said Sunday.
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