The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.
Rowing Canada has suspended the former head coach of the University of Victoria women's rowing team for one year after an investigation into allegations of aggressive and demeaning treatment.
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is welcoming the guilty verdict against the former Minneapolis police officer whose knee to the neck of George Floyd ended in the Black man's death last May.
VICTORIA - The British Columbia government is looking at using periodic roadblocks to limit travel in a bid to slow the spread of COVID-19.
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau insists Monday's federal budget is not intended as a launching pad for an election later this year but he's not entirely ruling one out.
VANCOUVER - The British Columbia government released its budget Tuesday promising to spend billions on pandemic economic recovery. Here is some of the reaction to the budget:
OTTAWA - Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland sent a warning to provinces about her budget's pledge on child care, saying she would negotiate in good faith but not bend on reducing parental fees, as several provinces questioned the tight strings on the promised new spending.
VICTORIA - The British Columbia government plans to spend $8.7 billion over three years on infrastructure as well as on supports for families and businesses to help build the economic recovery from COVID-19.
OTTAWA - Governments are looking at new limits for travel both into and within Canada, as the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to set heartbreaking records.
OTTAWA - Federal officials are facing calls for greater clarity on how a bill to harmonize Canada's laws with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples could affect future development projects and government decisions.
VANCOUVER - Former premier Christy Clark has told British Columbia's inquiry into money laundering that she first heard from sources within government in 2015 about a spike in suspicious cash entering casinos.
PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S. - Veterans Affairs Canada initially refused to disclose to an inquiry its internal review of how it handled the tragic case of an Afghanistan war veteran who fatally shot three family members and himself in 2017.
OTTAWA - Experts and advocates say countrywide government measures aimed at putting housing within reach of more Canadians mark a step in the right direction, despite a few misses and ham-fisted moves.
IQALUIT, Nunavut - Nunavut's chief public health officer says there's a greater risk of COVID-19 transmission in Iqaluit and other Baffin communities after cases popped up in Kinngait this week.
IQALUIT, Nunavut - The Nunavut RCMP has released new, but limited details into the death of a 31-year-old man who was shot by an officer in the hamlet of Clyde River last spring.
OTTAWA - Federal opposition leaders are criticizing the Liberal government's first budget in two years for omitting pharmacare, failing to adequately boost old age security and not speeding up the pace of vaccinations.
MONTREAL - Quebec’s secularism law is largely legal, a Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday, even as he acknowledged it violates the rights of Muslim women and has cruel and dehumanizing consequences for those who wear religious symbols.
Quebec Superior Court Justice Marc-Andre Blanchard on Tuesday upheld the bulk of the province's secularism law, known as Bill 21, which bans many public sector workers from wearing religious symbols on the job. Blanchard, however, struck down clauses pertaining to English-language school boa…
OTTAWA - Female service members and veterans came out swinging at Canada's military police on Tuesday as they related their own individual experiences after having come forward to report a sexual crime or misconduct.
Spare a thought for the plight of Farah Alibay, a Canadian on the team that recently landed a probe on Mars and, last weekend, directed the first flight on a planet other than Earth.
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 April 20, 2021 ...
As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.
VANCOUVER - Canada must remedy problems in commercial fishery regulations arising from a legal battle that was first launched in 2003 by a group of Vancouver Island First Nations, the British Columbia Court of Appeal has ruled.
WHITEHORSE - The NDP won a legislature seat in Yukon by drawing lots on Monday after a judicial recount, but despite the outcome Liberal Leader Sandy Silver says he is ready to form the territory's next government.
OTTAWA - Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland tabled the 2021 federal budget in the House of Commons on Monday. Here are some highlights from her speech, as well as quotes from opposition leaders.
OTTAWA - The federal government is diving into the deep end of child care, promising billions in new spending for provinces to create spaces and drive down fees.
OTTAWA - The federal governmenttopped up its housing and infrastructure plans in Monday's budget, but held back on an overhaul as homes and cities grow increasingly unaffordable.
IQALUIT, Nunavut - Nunavut is reporting two COVID-19 cases in Kinngait, Nunavut, but the territory's chief public health officer says they're not related to the ongoing outbreak in Iqaluit.
The race between vaccines and surging COVID-19 variants hit a new gear on Monday as more provinces announced they would expand access to the Oxford-AstraZeneca shot, and Ontario and Quebec partially closed their borders to slow the spread.
OTTAWA - Pushing the private sector to develop clean technology — and heavy emitters to adopt it — is where billions in new money will flow from the Liberals’ 2021 budget pledge unveiled Mondayto tackle climate change.
OTTAWA - The federal Liberal government plans to spend more than $18 billion over the next five years to try to narrow the socio-economic gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people and to help these communities fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
FIELD, B.C. - The mother of one of three railway employees killed during a train derailment near the British Columbia-Alberta boundary doesn't want anyone else to feel the same kind of pain that her family did.
OTTAWA - The Liberal government says it is moving ahead with long-simmering plans to make it easier and less expensive to obtain a criminal pardon.
OTTAWA - The federal budget is promising billions to close gaps in long-term care and Canada’s vaccine production laid bare by the COVID-19 pandemic.
OTTAWA - The federal government is looking to give workers and students a leg up with a budget that commits billions to training, benefits and debt relief, as those hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic try to dust themselves off.
VANCOUVER - Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou asked a B.C. Supreme Court judge Monday to delay the final leg of hearings in the Huawei executive's extradition case one week before it is set to begin.
EDMONTON - The Alberta legislature has turned down a request for a special debate on an Opposition bill intended to protect the province's Rocky Mountains from coal mining.
OTTAWA - The federal Liberals are betting that billions more in debt will pay for itself with the economic growth fuelled by helping thousands of workers find jobs and small businesses adapt to shifting consumer behaviour.
OTTAWA - The first federal budget in more than two years extends Ottawa’s COVID-19 "lifeline" for those still struggling after a difficult year — including aid for laid-off workers — another few months as it aims to pull Canada through the pandemic once and for all.
OTTAWA - The federal Liberals are promising millions of additional dollars to help fight sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces as they seek to address anger and frustration over how the government and military have handled the issue.
OTTAWA - The federal Liberal government’s first budget in more than two years makes big promises on child care, the environment and readying the country’s economy for a post-pandemic rebound. But there is also a veritable grab bag of smaller promises as well. Here are some of the more interesting:
OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau's minority Liberal government faces three votes in the wake of Monday's budget, any one of which could theoretically plunge the country into an election.