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Champagne says he takes 'no lessons' from China on courting support for two Michaels

Champagne says he takes 'no lessons' from China on courting support for two Michaels

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne is shooting back at China's criticism of Canada's efforts to build an international alliance to free Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor from prison.
Closing arguments in van trial and support for two Michaels: In The News for Dec. 18

Closing arguments in van trial and support for two Michaels: In The News for Dec. 18

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. 18 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

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 over the weekend.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, Dec. 18, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2020. There are 488,638 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 488,638 confirmed cases (76,310 active, 398,412 resolved, 13,916 deaths).
Federal health minister asked to review Alberta's use of strychnine as wolf control

Federal health minister asked to review Alberta's use of strychnine as wolf control

EDMONTON — Animal advocates have asked the federal health minister to review a decision that allows Alberta to keep using strychnine to poison wolves in an ongoing effort to preserve caribou herds.
Quebec court grants Ottawa third extension to deal with revamped assisted-dying law

Quebec court grants Ottawa third extension to deal with revamped assisted-dying law

A Quebec judge has granted the federal government another delay in bringing medical assistance in dying legislation in line with a ruling from the province's Superior Court. This time around, Ottawa asked for — and received — until Feb.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020. There are 488,638 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 488,638 confirmed cases (76,310 active, 398,412 resolved, 13,916 deaths).
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada on Dec. 17, 2020

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada on Dec. 17, 2020

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (All times Eastern): 8:45 p.m.
Ontario reports new daily COVID-19 record as new measures take effect in Saskatchewan

Ontario reports new daily COVID-19 record as new measures take effect in Saskatchewan

Ontario hit a record Thursday for new daily COVID-19 cases as hospitals urged a month-long lockdown, while tougher restrictions took effect in Saskatchewan, Alberta recorded its highest death toll and a vaccine maker said vials may yield more doses t

Feds fund new integrated teams on money laundering, earmark $98.9 million

OTTAWA — The federal government is creating new teams to investigate money laundering across Canada. The RCMP says the teams will work collaboratively and be based in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec.