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Opposition leaders say Liberals' vaccine rollout is undermining public trust

Opposition leaders say Liberals' vaccine rollout is undermining public trust

OTTAWA — Opposition political leaders blasted the Liberal government for its piecemeal approach to a plan to get COVID-19 vaccines to Canadians, saying it risks people's confidence in the science and their ability to have hope for their own futures.
Alek Minassian would tell his victims he was lonely and angry at society, court hears

Alek Minassian would tell his victims he was lonely and angry at society, court hears

TORONTO — The man who killed 10 people while driving a van down a Toronto sidewalk would tell his victims he committed the attack because he was lonely and angry at society, court heard Monday. Alek Minassian gave that explanation to Dr.
'Where he belongs:' Bronze tribute to Calgary's wandering turkey in the works

'Where he belongs:' Bronze tribute to Calgary's wandering turkey in the works

CALGARY — Efforts have begun to immortalize the late Turk Diggler, a wild turkey whose jaunts through several Calgary neighbourhoods delighted many as the COVID-19 pandemic's first wave upended normal life.
Eight people test positive for COVID-19 at B.C. mink farm, outbreak declared

Eight people test positive for COVID-19 at B.C. mink farm, outbreak declared

BURNABY, B.C. — A health authority has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at a mink farm after eight people at the operation in British Columbia's Fraser Valley tested positive for the disease.
'No lawyer is good for me:' Accused in Alberta doctor slaying to represent himself

'No lawyer is good for me:' Accused in Alberta doctor slaying to represent himself

RED DEER, Alta. — A man accused of killing a family doctor at a medical clinic in central Alberta has pleaded not guilty and insisting on representing himself at trial.

Nunavut starts rapid testing residents in Winnipeg isolation hub

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut residents staying in isolation hotels in Winnipeg are being given the option to take a rapid test for COVID-19.
Veteran executive Michael Sabia named next deputy minister of Finance

Veteran executive Michael Sabia named next deputy minister of Finance

OTTAWA — The prime minister has announced that veteran executive Michael Sabia will be the next deputy minister of Finance. He will take the job effective Dec. 14.

COVID crackdowns and Meng back in court: In The News for Dec. 7

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 Dec. 7 ... 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. The approval of a vaccine by Pfizer and BioNTech is said to be imminent. The second vaccine in line for approval in Canada is from Moderna.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Dec. 7, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday Dec. 7, 2020. There are 415,182 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 415,182 confirmed cases (73,379 active, 329,138 resolved, 12,665 deaths).