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Canadian Sikhs worry for families in India as farm protests turn violent

Canadian Sikhs worry for families in India as farm protests turn violent

For several days, Karan Singh has been frantically checking the latest news from India where his father and other farmers have been demanding the government repeal new agriculture laws that open more space for private investors.
Liberals waive one-week waiting period for employment insurance benefits

Liberals waive one-week waiting period for employment insurance benefits

OTTAWA — The federal government is temporarily waiving a one-week waiting period for employment insurance benefits.
First Nations groups, Charlottetown council differ on Sir John A. Macdonald statue

First Nations groups, Charlottetown council differ on Sir John A. Macdonald statue

CHARLOTTETOWN — First Nations groups and Charlottetown city council are at odds over how to deal with a statue of Canada's first prime minister.
Supreme Court of Canada ruling clarifies youth justice case confusion

Supreme Court of Canada ruling clarifies youth justice case confusion

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada says a superior court justice has jurisdiction to hear and decide a bail application from a young person in certain circumstances, a ruling intended to ensure consistency across the country.

Hospital: 'Hypocritical' CEO lost moral authority, deserved ousting for U.S. travel

TORONTO — The CEO of a large Ontario hospital is a hypocrite who lost his moral authority to lead because of his travel to the United States during the pandemic, according to the facility's legal filings.

NewsAlert: Trudeau announces mandatory testing, 3-day hotel quarantine for travellers

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced all Canadian travellers returning from overseas will have to take a COVID-19 PCR test at the airport, and quarantine in a designated hotel for three days at their own expense while they await results.

Trudeau to announce new measures to restrict travel abroad during COVID-19 pandemic

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to announce today new measures aimed at further restricting international travel as more infectious variants of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 spread around the globe.

Travel restrictions coming to Canada and Poland abortion ban: In The News for Jan. 29

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. 29 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, Jan. 29, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2021. There are 766,103 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 766,103 confirmed cases (57,020 active, 689,419 resolved, 19,664 deaths).

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 23,907 new vaccinations administered for a total of 915,231 doses given.
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