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Ruling means Mike Duffy can't sue Senate, but he'll pursue legal action against RCMP

Ruling means Mike Duffy can't sue Senate, but he'll pursue legal action against RCMP

OTTAWA — A Supreme Court ruling means Sen. Mike Duffy can't sue Parliament's upper chamber for suspending him over expense claims, but he plans to push ahead with legal action against the RCMP for its role in the affair.
Ottawa announces $55M in clean tech funding for 20 companies

Ottawa announces $55M in clean tech funding for 20 companies

OTTAWA — The federal government has announced $55 million in funding to support Canada's clean technology sector. The money is from a pool of $750 million announced in December for Sustainable Development Technology Canada.
Feds roll out promised funding for LGBTQ groups to 76 organizations

Feds roll out promised funding for LGBTQ groups to 76 organizations

OTTAWA — Seventy-six LGBTQ projects in Canada have received $15 million in federal money. The money follows up on a promise in the 2019 federal budget to set up a fund to encourage and support the development of LGBTQ organizations.
Closing housing gap for urban Indigenous people could cost $1.4 billion a year: PBO

Closing housing gap for urban Indigenous people could cost $1.4 billion a year: PBO

OTTAWA — The federal government would have to spend about $1.
Forgotten story of Toronto neighbourhood illustrates lack of Black history education

Forgotten story of Toronto neighbourhood illustrates lack of Black history education

Hidden in a downtown Toronto tourist hub is a rich, little-known history.
Bloc leader spells out demands ahead of spring budget, stressing health care

Bloc leader spells out demands ahead of spring budget, stressing health care

OTTAWA — Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet is laying out his demands ahead of the spring budget, with greater health transfers to provinces and more support for seniors at the top of his list.
Sen. Duffy challenge and Saudi women’s rights activist freed: In The News for Feb. 11

Sen. Duffy challenge and Saudi women’s rights activist freed: In The News for Feb. 11

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 Feb. 11 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. There are 813,982 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 813,982 confirmed cases (38,242 active, 754,736 resolved, 21,004 deaths).

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 29,760 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,153,323 doses given.
Pandemic exacerbating issues at core of Moose Hide Campaign to end violence

Pandemic exacerbating issues at core of Moose Hide Campaign to end violence

VICTORIA — A lot has changed since Raven Lacerte and her father Paul Lacerte hatched a plan while moose hunting to help quell a tide of violence that they'd witnessed in their community.