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A look at what provinces and territories have said about COVID-19 vaccine plans

The federal government says the largest mass immunization effort in Canadian history could begin as early as next week.
CBSA manager told not to take notes after Meng arrest in case of access request

CBSA manager told not to take notes after Meng arrest in case of access request

VANCOUVER — A senior manager with the Canada Border Services Agency says she was instructed not to take notes after the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou — an arrest that will be under court scrutiny next year.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Wednesday, Dec. 9

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 7:19 p.m. As B.C.
Battle lines drawn for first ministers' meeting on health care

Battle lines drawn for first ministers' meeting on health care

OTTAWA — Premiers aren't expecting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to agree immediately to their demand for at least $28 billion more each year for health care.
U.S. issues challenge to Canada's dairy quotas in first test of new trade agreement

U.S. issues challenge to Canada's dairy quotas in first test of new trade agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United States opened a new chapter Wednesday in the book of trade tensions with Canada, formally complaining that U.S. dairy producers are being unfairly shut out of markets north of the border.
Man charged after targeting Somali women in parking lot of Edmonton mall

Man charged after targeting Somali women in parking lot of Edmonton mall

EDMONTON — A 41-year-old man has been charged after he allegedly yelled racial slurs at two Somali woman wearing hijabs in an Edmonton mall parking lot.
Quebec tables bill to give families of missing Indigenous children access to records

Quebec tables bill to give families of missing Indigenous children access to records

QUEBEC — The Quebec government introduced legislation on Wednesday that would allow relatives of Indigenous children who disappeared or died after being admitted to health-care facilities to obtain information about their loved ones.
Quebec government lawyers tell court Bill 21 is not a violation of freedoms

Quebec government lawyers tell court Bill 21 is not a violation of freedoms

MONTREAL — The Quebec government does not believe its secularism law violates freedom of religion, but rather it serves to frame it, one of its lawyers told a court Wednesday.
Alek Minassian wanted to kill 100 people, but 'satisfied' with 10 deaths, court hears

Alek Minassian wanted to kill 100 people, but 'satisfied' with 10 deaths, court hears

TORONTO — The man who killed 10 pedestrians in Toronto's van attack wanted to kill 100 people in order to "set a world record," court heard Wednesday. Despite not achieving his goal on April 23, 2018, Alek Minassian told Dr.
Teen wanted to change schools after sexual assault at Toronto private school: witness

Teen wanted to change schools after sexual assault at Toronto private school: witness

TORONTO — A student at a prestigious all-boys private school suspected "something might have been going on" when he saw a boisterous crowd gather in the school's locker room after a championship football game, but didn't witness a sexual assault on a