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Van attack killer would carry out attack again to better 'kill count,' court hears

Van attack killer would carry out attack again to better 'kill count,' court hears

TORONTO — A psychiatrist says the man who killed 10 pedestrians in Toronto's van attack said he'd consider carrying it out again to better his "kill count." Dr.
Half of people living in territories assaulted at least once after age 15: survey

Half of people living in territories assaulted at least once after age 15: survey

EDMONTON — More than half of women and men living in Canada's territories reported being victims of at least one sexual or physical assault after their mid-teens.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 1:43 p.m. Manitoba is reporting 277 new COVID-19 cases and 14 deaths. Chief public health officer Dr.
Refugee advocates criticize Canada's decision to resume deportations during COVID-19

Refugee advocates criticize Canada's decision to resume deportations during COVID-19

MONTREAL — Refugee advocates are criticizing Canada's decision to resume deportations before the country irons out the details of a program to grant permanent residency to asylum-seekers who have been working in the health-care system during the COVI
Boil-water advisories at First Nations communities to remain past March 2021: feds

Boil-water advisories at First Nations communities to remain past March 2021: feds

OTTAWA — The federal government says it will not meet a marquee pledge by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to lift all boil-water advisories in First Nations communities by March 2021.

Saskatchewan government apologizes for photo of same-sex couple on World AIDS Day

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government is apologizing for using a photo of two men to promote World AIDS Day. The government posted the picture Tuesday on social media, which showed the two men standing side by side with their heads touching.

Quebec and Ontario report dozens of new COVID-19 deaths as high case counts continue

Quebec is reporting a new single-day high of COVID-19 infections as deaths continue to soar in Canada's two most populous provinces. Quebec reported a record 1,514 infections today as well as 43 new deaths linked to the novel coronavirus.
Researchers say widespread lake drainage on tundra another sign of climate change

Researchers say widespread lake drainage on tundra another sign of climate change

Scientists say a year in which almost 200 tundra lakes drained away could point to what's in store for Canada's North. Between 2017 and 2018, 192 lakes in northwest Alaska lost at least a quarter of their area as the permafrost that held them melted.
Nunavut lockdown ending and U.K. to use COVID-19 vaccine: In The News for Dec. 2

Nunavut lockdown ending and U.K. to use COVID-19 vaccine: In The News for Dec. 2

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kick-start your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Dec. 2 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Wed. Dec. 2, 2020. There are 383,468 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 383,468 confirmed cases (66,369 active, 304,888 resolved, 12,211 deaths).