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Mint issues black-ringed toonie in memory of Queen Elizabeth II

Mint issues black-ringed toonie in memory of Queen Elizabeth II

The Royal Canadian Mint is issuing a new black-ringed toonie to honour Queen Elizabeth II. The mint says the coin's black outer ring is intended to evoke a "mourning armband" to honour the queen, who died in September after 70 years on the throne.
In The News for Dec. 7 : Will the Bank of Canada raise its key interest rate again?

In The News for Dec. 7 : Will the Bank of Canada raise its key interest rate again?

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. 7 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Billed as remedy for doctor shortage, virtual medicine in N.S. hits bottleneck

Billed as remedy for doctor shortage, virtual medicine in N.S. hits bottleneck

HALIFAX — Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual medicine offered a novel way for patients to see doctors during a lockdown and hope that technology could alleviate chronic pressure on a strained health system.

No winning ticket sold for Tuesday's $20 million Lotto Max jackpot

There was no winning ticket sold in Tuesday's Lotto Max $20 million draw. The jackpot for the next draw on Dec. 9 will be an estimated $25 million. The Canadian Press
Events held to honour victims of École Polytechnique shooting on 33rd anniversary

Events held to honour victims of École Polytechnique shooting on 33rd anniversary

MONTREAL — People gathered on a wet and gloomy Tuesday to commemorate the 14 women killed during the École Polytechnique shooting 33 years ago.
Winnipeg police defend decision to not search landfill for women's remains

Winnipeg police defend decision to not search landfill for women's remains

Winnipeg police have released more details about their decision to not search a landfill for the remains of two Indigenous women believed to have been the victims of a serial killer as family of one of the women shared their disappointment at Parliament Hill
Nature 'under attack' says Trudeau as UN biodiversity conference opens in Montreal

Nature 'under attack' says Trudeau as UN biodiversity conference opens in Montreal

MONTREAL — Over the next 14 days, negotiators from all 196 countries in the world are being asked to hammer out an agreement to both end and begin to restore the ecosystems we have destroyed and damaged
Kamloops, B.C., company slays industry giants to win acoustic guitar of the year

Kamloops, B.C., company slays industry giants to win acoustic guitar of the year

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Growing up in a family-run music store, Mike Miltimore was comfortable as a preteen pulling apart guitars, understanding how they worked and putting them back together.
Murray Sinclair to help AFN with conflict resolution after 'turmoil': national chief

Murray Sinclair to help AFN with conflict resolution after 'turmoil': national chief

OTTAWA — Murray Sinclair, a former senator and commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, will help the Assembly of First Nations with conflict resolution in 2023, national chief RoseAnne Archibald said Tuesday.
Indigenous women call on federal government to act in light of Winnipeg killings

Indigenous women call on federal government to act in light of Winnipeg killings

OTTAWA — The daughters of an Indigenous woman police believe to have been the victim of a serial killer urged the federal government on Tuesday to act on what they call an ongoing genocide.