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National daycare system will need funding to lower fees, expand spaces, Hussen says

National daycare system will need funding to lower fees, expand spaces, Hussen says

OTTAWA — The federal minister in charge of the government's push on child care says bringing down fees parents pay is a key ingredient in the Liberals' design for a national system.
Limited quantity of Ontario icewine to likely make 2020 bottles in high demand

Limited quantity of Ontario icewine to likely make 2020 bottles in high demand

TORONTO — The smallest ever recorded amount of Ontario grapes designated for icewine is likely to create a high demand for 2020 bottles of the super sweet treat.
'The value of your elders': First Nation using youth to spread COVID-19 message

'The value of your elders': First Nation using youth to spread COVID-19 message

MORLEY, Alta. — A First Nation in Alberta is turning to its youth to help spread the message to older members about the dangers of COVID-19.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Dec. 28, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday Dec. 28, 2020. There are 552,020 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 552,020 confirmed cases (79,863 active, 457,193 resolved, 14,964 deaths).

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Dec. 27, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Sunday Dec. 27, 2020. There are 552,020 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 552,020 confirmed cases (79,863 active, 457,193 resolved, 14,964 deaths).
More cases of U.K. COVID-19 variant found in Canada

More cases of U.K. COVID-19 variant found in Canada

OTTAWA — A contagious new strain of the virus that causes COVID-19 has infiltrated two more regions of Canada, health officials said Sunday, a day after announcing the country's first cases of the variant had been detected.
Cheating a 'free-for-all' at virtual high schools, teachers say

Cheating a 'free-for-all' at virtual high schools, teachers say

It took less than a month for students attending virtual school to devise new ways to cheat.
2021: Alberta eyes post-COVID economic rebound but faces big budget questions

2021: Alberta eyes post-COVID economic rebound but faces big budget questions

EDMONTON — Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews says the goal in 2021 is to get vaccines out and put the COVID-19 pandemic in the rear-view mirror, then work to fix a battered and beleaguered economy.

No winning ticket for Saturday's $6.4 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $6.4 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize was won by a ticket holder in British Columbia. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Dec.
Visit restrictions contributed to depression among care home residents: doctor

Visit restrictions contributed to depression among care home residents: doctor

VANCOUVER — A plastic barrier sits on a table between Debbie Drew and her father during their visits in the reception area of a long-term care home where the first Canadian died of COVID-19.