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Canada one step closer to being negligible-risk country for mad cow disease

Canada one step closer to being negligible-risk country for mad cow disease

OTTAWA — The federal minister of agriculture says Canada is an important step closer to being recognized as a negligible-risk country for mad cow disease.
Quebec City Halloween night stabbing suspect returns to court April 30

Quebec City Halloween night stabbing suspect returns to court April 30

QUEBEC — The man accused in the Halloween night sword attack in Quebec City appeared briefly before a judge today and will see his case return to court April 30. Carl Girouard, 24, from the Montreal suburb of Ste-Therese, Que.
Naval officer to testify and no time shift for Yukon: In The News for March 12

Naval officer to testify and no time shift for Yukon: In The News for March 12

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 March 12 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Feds unveil first-ever dedicated fund for active transportation

Feds unveil first-ever dedicated fund for active transportation

OTTAWA — Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna says for the first time Canada is to have a pool of money dedicated specifically to "active transportation.
'We got rid of it:' Canada, U.S. mark 30th anniversary of acid rain treaty

'We got rid of it:' Canada, U.S. mark 30th anniversary of acid rain treaty

Tens of thousands of lakes were dying, their lifeless waters clear to the depths. Public statues were eroding, their features eaten away by acid falling from the skies. No more.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, March 12, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Friday, March 12, 2021. There are 899,757 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 899,757 confirmed cases (30,672 active, 846,714 resolved, 22,371 deaths).

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Friday, March 12, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Friday, March 12, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 89,074 new vaccinations administered for a total of 2,719,227 doses given. Nationwide, 587,721 people or 1.

Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.
'It starts at home:' Former PM Brian Mulroney reflects on lessons from acid rain

'It starts at home:' Former PM Brian Mulroney reflects on lessons from acid rain

The 30th anniversary of one of the most successful environmental treaties ever reached holds lessons for today's fight against climate change, says the man who negotiated the deal.
Chinese government interference derailed Canadian vaccine partnership: researcher

Chinese government interference derailed Canadian vaccine partnership: researcher

OTTAWA — A Canadian vaccine researcher says he believes that Chinese political machinations ended a vaccine partnership last summer. Dr.