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Pandemic increased direct aid to fossil fuel producers, new study shows

Pandemic increased direct aid to fossil fuel producers, new study shows

OTTAWA — A new report suggests the economic impact of the pandemic led to a massive increase in federal aid to Canada's oilpatch.
Quebec health authority hires Indigenous staff, promises changes after Echaquan death

Quebec health authority hires Indigenous staff, promises changes after Echaquan death

QUEBEC — The health authority that runs the Quebec hospital where an Indigenous woman was mocked before she died last September said Thursday it is taking concrete steps to ensure Atikamekw people receive better care.

Highlights of the auditor general's 2021 reports

OTTAWA — Key findings in the reports delivered by federal auditor general Karen Hogan on Thursday: Mismanagement of shipbuilding plan threatens navy, coast guard fleets Hogan delivered a stark warning on Thursday, saying government mismanagement is t
Supreme Court declines to hear Crown appeal of overturned N.S. murder conviction

Supreme Court declines to hear Crown appeal of overturned N.S. murder conviction

Canada's top court has declined to hear an appeal from the Crown regarding the overturned murder conviction in the case of a former Nova Scotia medical student.
Justice Minister David Lametti proposes permanent justice reforms in wake of pandemic

Justice Minister David Lametti proposes permanent justice reforms in wake of pandemic

OTTAWA — The COVID-19 pandemic appears set to force a modernization of Canada's justice system.
Police chiefs endorse new 'Rescu' platform used to find missing kids

Police chiefs endorse new 'Rescu' platform used to find missing kids

TORONTO — A new alert system that police recently used to find two missing girls received endorsement from the country's police chiefs on Thursday.
Hybrid Parliament saves about $6.2 million a year, budget officer says

Hybrid Parliament saves about $6.2 million a year, budget officer says

OTTAWA — A new estimate suggests the move to a hybrid Parliament could save as much as $6.2 million a year.
Admiral Art McDonald steps down and a butter controversy: In The News for Feb. 25

Admiral Art McDonald steps down and a butter controversy: In The News for Feb. 25

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 Feb. 25 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Who have provinces have pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

Who have provinces have pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

As COVID-19 vaccine supplies gradually ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 49,917 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,652,282 doses given.