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'We've been there before:' National phone line launches to prevent overdose deaths

'We've been there before:' National phone line launches to prevent overdose deaths

A new Canada-wide phone line aims to prevent deadly overdoses by connecting anyone who is alone and using drugs with peers who can quickly call for help if things take a bad turn.

Quebec ticket holder wins Saturday night's $30 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — A ticket holder in Quebec claimed Saturday night's nearly $30 million Lotto 649 jackpot. And the draw's $1 million guaranteed prize went to a lottery player in the Prairies. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Dec.
Pandemic forced Trudeau back to centre stage, improved his political fortunes

Pandemic forced Trudeau back to centre stage, improved his political fortunes

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau always knew 2020 was going to be a difficult year, his first leading a minority Liberal government dependent on opposition party support for its survival.
Emotional Dr. Theresa Tam very thankful for speed of COVID-19 vaccine delivery

Emotional Dr. Theresa Tam very thankful for speed of COVID-19 vaccine delivery

OTTAWA — Canada's top public health officer has been a model of stoicism through the first year of COVID-19, but Dr. Theresa Tam still got a little choked up last week when the first Canadians were inoculated with a COVID-19 vaccine.

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

The largest mass immunization effort in Canadian history began Dec. 14 in Ontario and Quebec after the country received its first COVID-19 vaccine shipment.
Traditional knowledge at centre of efforts to protect land from shipwreck's fuel

Traditional knowledge at centre of efforts to protect land from shipwreck's fuel

BLIGH ISLAND — Not far from an oily sheen on the waters of British Columbia's Nootka Sound is a site that the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation considers the centre of the world.

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

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday Dec. 19, 2020. There are 501,594 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 501,594 confirmed cases (76,044 active, 411,396 resolved, 14,154 deaths).
Canada passes 500,000 COVID-19 cases following Saskatchewan report

Canada passes 500,000 COVID-19 cases following Saskatchewan report

Canada surpassed 500,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Saturday as infections continued to surge while the vaccine rollout reached its final province.
First New Brunswick vaccinations begin at nursing home in Miramichi

First New Brunswick vaccinations begin at nursing home in Miramichi

MIRAMICHI, N.B. — New Brunswick started its COVID-19 vaccination campaign on Saturday with the inoculation of an 84-year-old nursing home resident who said needles don't bother her in the least.
Air search off N.S. coast suspended until Sunday for missing scallop fishermen

Air search off N.S. coast suspended until Sunday for missing scallop fishermen

HILLSBURN, N.S. — The aerial search for five fishermen who were working on a scallop boat when it sank in the Bay of Fundy has been suspended until Sunday, and the ground search has been called off indefinitely.