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Canada's PM Trudeau pledges to hold Iran to account for shootdown of Flight 752

Canada's PM Trudeau pledges to hold Iran to account for shootdown of Flight 752

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will continue to hold Iran to account after its military shot down a passenger jet in January 2020.
Liberals eye more cash for rapid-housing program as demand outstrips available funds

Liberals eye more cash for rapid-housing program as demand outstrips available funds

OTTAWA — The federal government is looking for more money to give to housing providers to quickly build, or buy existing structures for affordable housing units, Social Development Minister Ahmed Hussen says.
Canada to ratify trade agreement with United Kingdom

Canada to ratify trade agreement with United Kingdom

OTTAWA — Canada's Minister of International Trade says the country will ratify its Trade Continuity Agreement with the United Kingdom. Mary Ng told the U.K.
Advocates call on Canadians to examine treatment of Asian Canadians

Advocates call on Canadians to examine treatment of Asian Canadians

Amy Go says she was saddened by the shootings in Atlanta that left six Asian American women dead, but as an Asian Canadian woman, she wasn't surprised.
Understanding anti-Asian racism and 'Heavy Sun' drops: In The News for March 19

Understanding anti-Asian racism and 'Heavy Sun' drops: In The News for March 19

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 19 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Friday, March 19, 2021

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

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Friday, March 19, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 155,623 new vaccinations administered for a total of 3,565,023 doses given. Nationwide, 615,679 people or 1.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, March 19 , 2021

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

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Friday, March 19, 2021. There are 922,848 confirmed cases in Canada. <b>_ Canada: 922,848 confirmed cases (29,280 active, 870,978 resolved, 22,590 deaths).
B.C. judge dismisses churches' petition against COVID-19 rules, lawyer says

B.C. judge dismisses churches' petition against COVID-19 rules, lawyer says

VANCOUVER — A legal advocacy group that challenged COVID-19 rules in British Columbia says its argument that the restrictions unjustifiably infringed on religious freedoms has been dismissed by a judge.
Canada studying reports from Europe on AstraZeneca vaccine, blood clots

Canada studying reports from Europe on AstraZeneca vaccine, blood clots

OTTAWA — Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé rolled up his sleeve for the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine Thursday, a display of confidence in the injection that has recently been the focus of concerns over blood clots.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, March 18, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, March 18, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, March 18, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 155,623 new vaccinations administered for a total of 3,565,023 doses given. Nationwide, 615,679 people or 1.