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Liberals to face pressure to move quickly on fiscal plan as fourth wave hits economy

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals may soon start feeling the pressure to move quickly on spending and tax plans, some of which the party's platform promised this fiscal year.
Bloc leader calls on Trudeau to hold summit on health transfers with premiers

Bloc leader calls on Trudeau to hold summit on health transfers with premiers

MONTREAL — Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to convene a summit with his provincial and territorial counterparts to discuss federal health transfers.

Quick List: Close races where mail-in ballots are deciding election results

OTTAWA — Several federal ridings may not have an elected member of Parliament until Thursday or even Friday, as Elections Canada continues the arduous task of verifying and counting more than 850,000 mail-in ballots.

New provincial vaccine passports; climate and the election: In The News for Sept. 22

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 Sept. 22 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney battles COVID-19 hospital crisis, internal party revolt

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney battles COVID-19 hospital crisis, internal party revolt

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, facing a mushrooming COVID-19 hospital crisis that now threatens to topple him as leader, accepted the resignation of his health minister Tuesday.
O'Toole triggers campaign review after loss, saying no one more disappointed than him

O'Toole triggers campaign review after loss, saying no one more disappointed than him

OTTAWA — The Conservatives will review their disappointing election loss, Erin O'Toole said Tuesday as he underscored his commitment to ensuring the party is battle-ready for the next campaign.
After the election, should Ottawa be making a bigger fuss about Canada-U.S. border?

After the election, should Ottawa be making a bigger fuss about Canada-U.S. border?

WASHINGTON — With the federal election in the books and the United States clearly in no hurry to reopen the Canada-U.S.
Did Bernier's party split votes on the right? The answer is nuanced, expert says

Did Bernier's party split votes on the right? The answer is nuanced, expert says

OTTAWA — If Conservative incumbent James Cumming narrowly loses his seat to the Liberals, he might want to blame Brock Crocker.

Jagmeet Singh defends NDP's election showing despite little caucus growth

Jagmeet Singh says he feels secure in his leadership despite the NDP's seat count barely shifting after a pandemic election in which Canadians consistently ranked him as the most popular leader.
Federal leaders face postelection questions about their futures

Federal leaders face postelection questions about their futures

OTTAWA — Federal leaders across Canada’s political spectrum woke up Tuesday facing postelection hangovers characterized by questions and uncertainty about their respective futures following an election campaign that produced no clear winners.