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Coroner to probe death of homeless man found in Montreal portable toilet

MONTREAL — The Quebec coroner is investigating the death of a man whose body was found inside a portable toilet early Sunday morning close to a Montreal homeless shelter he frequented.
'Real and present danger': Nova Scotia crime figure deemed dangerous offender

'Real and present danger': Nova Scotia crime figure deemed dangerous offender

HALIFAX — Described by a judge as a "clear and present danger" to the public, one of Nova Scotia's most notorious crime figures was declared a dangerous offender Monday. Jimmy Melvin Jr.
Kenney says killing Keystone sets risky precedent, puts Alberta on hook for $1B

Kenney says killing Keystone sets risky precedent, puts Alberta on hook for $1B

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says cancelling the Keystone XL expansion risks a dangerous precedent for other pipelines stretching from Canada to south of the border.
Provinces delaying or revisiting vaccine programs as Pfizer slows dose deliveries

Provinces delaying or revisiting vaccine programs as Pfizer slows dose deliveries

OTTAWA — At least three provinces are now temporarily delaying or pausing COVID-19 vaccination programs amid fallout from Pfizer's decision to reduce Canada's vaccine deliveries over the next month.
An outright 'No': Biden's Day 1 Keystone XL kibosh bodes ill for Canada-U.S. ties

An outright 'No': Biden's Day 1 Keystone XL kibosh bodes ill for Canada-U.S. ties

WASHINGTON — North America's perennial pipeline debate erupted anew Monday as president-elect Joe Biden's Day 1 plan to kill off the Keystone XL project cast a pall over hopes for a fresh start to the Canada-U. S. relationship.
No place for 'far right' in Conservative Party, Erin O'Toole says

No place for 'far right' in Conservative Party, Erin O'Toole says

OTTAWA — Federal Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole pushed back against attempts to link his party to Trump-style politics on Sunday, saying there is "no place for the far right" in the Tories while accusing the Liberals of divisive dirty tricks.
Three experts on how well Canada has fought COVID-19 and how we could do better

Three experts on how well Canada has fought COVID-19 and how we could do better

OTTAWA — As new cases of COVID-19 surge across Canada, the federal government and the provinces have been imposing stricter measures to try to limit the illness's spread.

Plugging the pipeline and presumed consent: In The News for Jan. 18

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. 18 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Jan. 18, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday Jan. 18, 2021. There are 708,619 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 708,619 confirmed cases (75,281 active, 615,324 resolved, 18,014 deaths).
Nova Scotia's presumed consent organ donation law now in effect

Nova Scotia's presumed consent organ donation law now in effect

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is now the first jurisdiction in North America to implement presumed consent around organ donation, a move health officials believe could see a significant rise in the number of donors over the next few years.
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