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Poll suggests some Canadians are feeling brighter about the economy, own finances

Poll suggests some Canadians are feeling brighter about the economy, own finances

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests some Canadians are feeling more upbeat about the state of the domestic economy and their own pocketbooks, though not quite as positive as they were before the COVID-19 pandemic.
Interest rate announcement, COVID rates across Canada: In The News for Jan. 26

Interest rate announcement, COVID rates across Canada: In The News for Jan. 26

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. 26 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

No winning ticket for Tuesday's $10 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $15 million jackpot in Tuesday's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on Jan. 28 will be an estimated $20 million. The Canadian Press

B.C. First Nation finds 93 possible burial sites at former residential school

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — A First Nation in British Columbia says a preliminary geophysical investigation has identified 93 "reflections" that could indicate the number of children buried around the site of a former residential school.
Public safety minister calls for removal of Hillier 'hate' tweet about Alghabra

Public safety minister calls for removal of Hillier 'hate' tweet about Alghabra

OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino is calling on Twitter to remove a tweet from an Ontario politician who labelled federal Transport Minister Omar Alghabra a "terrorist.
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: — Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he doesn't see the province's mask mandates ending any time soon.
Erin O’Toole faces calls for early leadership reviews by three riding associations

Erin O’Toole faces calls for early leadership reviews by three riding associations

OTTAWA — Three Conservative riding associations have expressed their wish to see Erin O'Toole's leadership put to an early test.
People are 'fed up': Quebec follows Ontario's lead and loosens COVID-19 restrictions

People are 'fed up': Quebec follows Ontario's lead and loosens COVID-19 restrictions

The Quebec government announced the loosening of some COVID-19 restrictions Tuesday, following the lead of Ontario and other provinces amid indications the Omicron surge may be peaking in some areas.
Digital giants must pay media for using news: Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez

Digital giants must pay media for using news: Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez

OTTAWA — Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez says the government is pressing ahead with plans to ensure digital giants pay Canadian media outlets for reusing their news content.
Former B.C. legislature clerk's cufflinks, whisky subject of indictment: Crown

Former B.C. legislature clerk's cufflinks, whisky subject of indictment: Crown

VANCOUVER — Former clerk of the British Columbia legislature Craig James claimed expenses ranging from malt whisky to pieces of luggage on the public purse, a special prosecutor said Tuesday. Brock Martland told a B.C.