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'I've been spared a lot,' van attack survivor says as she watches trial alone

'I've been spared a lot,' van attack survivor says as she watches trial alone

TORONTO — Every day virtual court sits, Catherine Riddell wakes up, shakes off the aches, grabs her walker and hops in a cab down to the real courthouse where she steels herself for a long day peering into the mind of the man who tried to kill her.

Moderna chairman says Canada near head of line for 20 million vaccine doses

OTTAWA — The chairman of American vaccine maker Moderna says Canada is near the front of the line to receive 20 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine it pre-ordered.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 11:24 a.m. EST on Nov. 29, 2020: There are 367,901 confirmed cases in Canada.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 11:10 a.m. Quebec is reporting 1,395 new cases of COVID-19 and 12 additional deaths linked to the virus.

Draft fishery deal possibly a 'historic recognition' of treaty rights: Mi'kmaq chief

SAULNIERVILLE, N.S. — A Nova Scotia First Nation says it has received a draft agreement on a "moderate livelihood" fishery, which it calls a potentially groundbreaking recognition of Indigenous treaty rights in Canada.
Spread of COVID-19 in Brampton linked to systemic factors, experts say

Spread of COVID-19 in Brampton linked to systemic factors, experts say

When Kelly Lopes learned back in the spring that the Ontario government was ordering her teenaged children to stay home from school for their own safety but expected them and their parents to continue going to work, fear and anger set in almost immed
Few federal inmates moved from solitary after external reviews, new data show

Few federal inmates moved from solitary after external reviews, new data show

TORONTO — Independent reviews of the hundreds of inmates placed in segregation over the past year found only a handful were inappropriate, new government data indicate.

No winning ticket or Saturday night's $8.9 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $8.9 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in the Prairies. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Dec.

A look at what provinces and territories have said about COVID-19 vaccine plans

The federal government is laying plans for the procurement and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, inking contracts with seven potential manufacturers and saying six million doses could arrive in the country in the first quarter of 2021.
COVID-19 cases in Canada remain on troubling course, Tam says, amid rising numbers

COVID-19 cases in Canada remain on troubling course, Tam says, amid rising numbers

Canada remains on a troubling path for new COVID-19 infections as case counts continue to mount, the country's top doctor said Saturday.