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Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard denied bail, will be detained in Toronto

Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard denied bail, will be detained in Toronto

TORONTO — Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard will remain behind bars in Toronto as he awaits trial on sexual assault charges after an Ontario court rejected his bid to be released on bail.
PBO report questions need for Liberals' planned stimulus spending

PBO report questions need for Liberals' planned stimulus spending

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is giving no indications of plans to rein in government spending after a critical report by the parliamentary budget officer questioned the Liberals' case to spend tens of billions in planned stimulus.
Annual inflation rate hits 30-year high, upping pressure on Bank of Canada

Annual inflation rate hits 30-year high, upping pressure on Bank of Canada

OTTAWA — Headline inflation in Canada hit a 30-year high at the end 2021 with warnings from economists that the pace of price increases could rise even higher and stirring expectations of a central bank response before the month is over.
Unvaccinated military face 'steeper' challenge than airman who refused anthrax shot

Unvaccinated military face 'steeper' challenge than airman who refused anthrax shot

OTTAWA — Unvaccinated military members are in for a tougher fight than a retired airman who was disciplined for refusing an anthrax vaccine 20 years ago, his former lawyer warns.
Inflation numbers, COVID rates peaking in some provinces : In The News for Jan. 19

Inflation numbers, COVID rates peaking in some provinces : In The News for Jan. 19

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 Jan. 19 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Feds appear in no rush to conduct overdue parliamentary review of assisted dying law

Feds appear in no rush to conduct overdue parliamentary review of assisted dying law

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government appears to be in no hurry to complete a legally required parliamentary review of Canada's law on medical assistance in dying, which is already 18 months overdue.

A ticket holder in Ontario wins Tuesday's $22 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — A Lotto Max ticket holder in Ontario is $22 million richer. There was a single winning ticket for Tuesday's Lotto Max jackpot. The jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw on Jan. 21 will be an estimated $10 million. The Canadian Press

Joly wraps Ukraine trip amid fears of Russian invasion in standoff with West, NATO

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly says Canada has not decided whether it will help arm Ukraine's forces with military hardware after NATO ally Britain said Monday it would supply anti-tank weapons to the eastern European country.
A look at the latest COVID-19 developments in Canada

A look at the latest COVID-19 developments in Canada

A look at the latest COVID-19 news in Canada: — The latest evidence does not show the Omicron variant is contagious for less time than previous versions of the virus that causes COVID-19, chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam says.
Quebec, Ontario officials express cautious COVID optimism, others brace for the worst

Quebec, Ontario officials express cautious COVID optimism, others brace for the worst

Officials in Quebec and Ontario said they saw signs of hope on Tuesday that the peak of COVID-19 hospitalizations could soon be behind them — despite both provinces setting new admissions records — while other governments braced for new hardships.