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Senator urges study of vexing barriers to using secret information in court cases

Senator urges study of vexing barriers to using secret information in court cases

OTTAWA — A Senate committee should examine the hurdles that make it difficult to use secret intelligence in Canada's courts, says the government representative in the upper chamber. Sen.

Diplomats contact Canadian held for over 2 years in China

BEIJING — Canadian officials have met online with former diplomat Michael Kovrig, who has been held in China for more than two years in a case related to an executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei.
COVID-19 deaths in long-term care reveal need for home supports: advocates

COVID-19 deaths in long-term care reveal need for home supports: advocates

VANCOUVER — The devastating toll of COVID-19 on long-term care residents in Canada has underscored the need for increased public funding for home care, advocates say.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Jan. 23, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 37,742 new vaccinations administered for a total of 776,606 doses given.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. There are 737,407 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 737,407 confirmed cases (65,750 active, 652,829 resolved, 18,828 deaths).

Prairie ticket holder wins Friday night's $60 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — A ticket holder from the Prairies won Friday night's whopping $60 million Lotto Max jackpot. The draw also offered six Maxmillions prizes of $1 million each, and one of them was claimed by a lottery player in Quebec.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 37,742 new vaccinations administered for a total of 776,606 doses given.
Biden, PM chat; U.S., Canada have plenty of common ground to work with, Trudeau says

Biden, PM chat; U.S., Canada have plenty of common ground to work with, Trudeau says

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden's White House has a lot in common cause with Canada, Justin Trudeau said Friday as he urged people to look past the new U.S. president's decision to kill off the Keystone XL pipeline project.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, Jan. 22, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. There are 737,407 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 737,407 confirmed cases (65,750 active, 652,829 resolved, 18,828 deaths).
Couple charged after travelling to Yukon to get COVID-19 vaccine

Couple charged after travelling to Yukon to get COVID-19 vaccine

WHITEHORSE — A cabinet minister says a couple from outside Yukon travelled to a remote community in the territory this week and received doses of COVID-19 vaccine.