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Navy gets new commander after admiral named defence chief

Navy gets new commander after admiral named defence chief

OTTAWA — Rear Admiral Craig Baines is being tapped as the Royal Canadian Navy's new commander. Outgoing chief of the defence staff Gen.
Quebec City long-term care employee in his 50s dies from COVID-19

Quebec City long-term care employee in his 50s dies from COVID-19

MONTREAL — The worker at a Quebec City long-term care home who died of COVID-19 on Jan. 2 was one of the thousands of people who answered the province's call to be trained as patient attendants over the summer, a union official said Tuesday.
Nunavut to start vaccinating elders Wednesday; community clinics to begin next week

Nunavut to start vaccinating elders Wednesday; community clinics to begin next week

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut's chief public health officer says first doses of a vaccine against COVID-19 are to be given Wednesday to residents at Iqaluit's elders home.
Human rights commission to investigate death of seven-year-old Quebec girl

Human rights commission to investigate death of seven-year-old Quebec girl

MONTREAL — Quebec's human rights and youth rights commission is launching an investigation into the death of a seven-year-old girl found Sunday north of Montreal. The commission said in a statement that youth protection in Laval, Que.
Nunavut NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq returns from leave after 'burnout, depression'

Nunavut NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq returns from leave after 'burnout, depression'

OTTAWA — Nunavut's sole MP says she is back on the job after several months away from work due to what she described as "extreme burnout, depression and anxiety.
Nearly half of Canadians visited friends, family over holidays, new poll suggests

Nearly half of Canadians visited friends, family over holidays, new poll suggests

OTTAWA — A new survey suggests nearly half of Canadians visited with family or friends over the winter holiday period.
Protected areas may not safeguard all that Canadians need them to: research

Protected areas may not safeguard all that Canadians need them to: research

The natural regions Canada protects don't line up that well with where Canadians actually need them, research suggests.

A list of politicians who travelled abroad despite pandemic-era advice to stay home

Several politicians have admitted to leaving the country over the December holiday period, even as their constituents hunkered down at home, following public health guidance meant to curb the spread of COVID-19.
How Canadians spent the holidays and ambiguous COVID rules: In The News for Jan. 5

How Canadians spent the holidays and ambiguous COVID rules: In The News for Jan. 5

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. 5 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Jan. 4, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 9:15 p.m. ET on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. There are 611,424 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 611,424 confirmed cases (77,466 active, 517,884 resolved, 16,074 deaths).