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The Governor General's resignation and Kamala in Canada: In The News for Jan. 22

The Governor General's resignation and Kamala in Canada: In The News for Jan. 22

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 Jan. 22 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Veterans face increasing wait times for mental-health support at government clinics

Veterans face increasing wait times for mental-health support at government clinics

OTTAWA — Internal reports prepared by Veterans Affairs Canada show Canadian veterans have been waiting longer and longer in recent years to access psychiatric services and other medical support at government-run clinics.

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

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 42,622 new vaccinations administered for a total of 738,864 doses given.
Political scientists say Kenney must rethink pugilistic approach on oil, environment

Political scientists say Kenney must rethink pugilistic approach on oil, environment

EDMONTON — Political analysts say Premier Jason Kenney must rethink his traditional “fight back” approach and start building bridges to reconcile environmental concerns with oil and gas development.
Legal review shows British Columbia can't restrict interprovincial travel: Horgan

Legal review shows British Columbia can't restrict interprovincial travel: Horgan

VICTORIA — The B.C. government says a review of legal options has made it clear it cannot prevent people from travelling to the province from elsewhere in Canada.
'Canada deserves stability': Julie Payette resigns as Governor General, apologizes

'Canada deserves stability': Julie Payette resigns as Governor General, apologizes

OTTAWA — Julie Payette resigned Thursday as Canada's governor general, saying that to protect the integrity of her office and for the good of the country it was time for her to go.
Manitoba eases measures as COVID cases decline, but feds warn of severe illness rise

Manitoba eases measures as COVID cases decline, but feds warn of severe illness rise

Manitoba is loosening lockdown measures as its COVID-19 case counts continue to level off, but while other provinces see early signs of a similar slowdown, experts warn that some of the worst impacts of the recent surge may be yet to come.
Trudeau speaks to Pfizer CEO as delays to vaccine shipments get worse

Trudeau speaks to Pfizer CEO as delays to vaccine shipments get worse

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla by phone Thursday, the same day the company informed Canada delays to its shipments of COVID-19 vaccines are going to be even worse than previously thought. Maj.-Gen.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. There are 731,450 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 731,450 confirmed cases (67,099 active, 645,729 resolved, 18,622 deaths).
Canadians react as Julie Payette steps down as Governor General

Canadians react as Julie Payette steps down as Governor General

OTTAWA — “Every employee in the government of Canada has the right to work in a safe and healthy environment, and we will always take this very seriously.