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PMOops: Trudeau's office releases account of him scolding O'Toole before he does it

PMOops: Trudeau's office releases account of him scolding O'Toole before he does it

OTTAWA — A spokesman for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his office accidentally sent out an account of a phone call with Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole that hadn't happened yet.

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.

Study suggests pandemic-induced recession could impact paternity leave take-up rates

OTTAWA — New research suggests a bump in the number of fathers who planned to take time off with a new baby under a nascent national leave program could be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 7:04 p.m. Nunavut is reporting four new cases of COVID-19, all in Arviat. The territory says it now has a total of 151 active cases of COVID-19.

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

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:54 p.m. EST on Nov. 27, 2020: There are 359,055 confirmed cases in Canada.
Scientists urge permanent protection of Last Ice Area in Canada's High Arctic

Scientists urge permanent protection of Last Ice Area in Canada's High Arctic

Derek Mueller, a senior researcher at Carleton University, cut his scientific teeth studying mats of microbes on some of Canada's oldest, thickest and most remote sea ice.
People to thank for Ottawa’s success with curbing COVID-19: health officer

People to thank for Ottawa’s success with curbing COVID-19: health officer

OTTAWA — As the number of new COVID-19 cases continues to rise across Canada, the infection rate in Ottawa has been going in the other direction for weeks, putting the city on the right track to flatten the curve of the pandemic once again.
Sen. Murray Sinclair, former head of TRC, set to leave the upper chamber next January

Sen. Murray Sinclair, former head of TRC, set to leave the upper chamber next January

OTTAWA — Sen. Murray Sinclair is planning to leave the upper chamber at the end of January.
Ousted from Labrador Inuit government, ex-politician questions 'blood quantum' method

Ousted from Labrador Inuit government, ex-politician questions 'blood quantum' method

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A former member of Labrador's Inuit government is questioning the methods used to quantify whether he is sufficiently Indigenous after he was removed from his government roles last week.
News media lobby group asks MPs for rules to get compensation from Google, Facebook

News media lobby group asks MPs for rules to get compensation from Google, Facebook

OTTAWA — A lobby group for Canada's newspapers and magazines is asking MPs to enact new rules to help its members negotiate compensation from social-media giants that post content the traditional media produce.