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    12 hours ago

    Biden secures enough electors to become U.S. president after California certifies vote

    Although it’s been apparent for weeks that Biden won the presidential election, his accrual of more than 270 electors is…
    15 hours ago

    Kovrig, Spavor are still in jail. A new campaign wants to bombard Chinese embassies with cards

    The #FreeChinaHostages campaign aims to raise awareness and condemnation of China’s arbitrary detention of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor. Read…
    17 hours ago

    Ottawa working to address child pornography as Pornhub faces media criticism, Trudeau says

    The New York Times examined the popular pornography website that attracts billions of visits monthly to videos including those purported…
    20 hours ago

    Trudeau says detained Canadians ‘top priority’ amid report of possible Meng deal

    Two Canadians currently detained in China remain Canada’s ‘top priority,’ the prime minister said Friday amid reports of a possible…
    1 day ago

    Canadians worry vaccine won’t come fast enough to stop coronavirus surge: Ipsos

    While most Canadians think the government is doing well when it comes to securing a coronavirus vaccine, the majority also…
    2 days ago

    Halifax community rallies in support of Indian farmers amid new agriculture laws

    India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi passed new legislation earlier this year that farmers say could lead to the end of…
    2 days ago

    Millions of mail-in ballots in pandemic election would not be a problem: Canada Post exec

    Just 55,000 Canadians voted by mail in 2019, but as many as 5 million might vote by mail in a…
    2 days ago

    Feds take 1st step towards enshrining UN Indigenous rights declaration into law

    The Liberal government introduced long-awaited legislation Thursday to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Read…
    2 days ago

    Husky Energy to get $41.5 million in federal cash for stalled N.L. offshore project

    The company announced in September it was halting construction on the $2.2-billion West White Rose project, extending the life of…
    2 days ago

    COMMENTARY: Does Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have an election in mind for the new year?

    The numbers have been looking good for Justin Trudeau lately, and Mike Smyth says many signs point to the prime…
    2 days ago

    ‘We need a timeline’: Tories to push feds for coronavirus vaccine rollout dates

    The Conservatives are pushing the government to provide an exact timeline for its coronavirus vaccine rollout plan by next Wednesday.…
    2 days ago

    Trump posts video speech digging into false claims against U.S. election results

    Trump’s speech was largely a recycling of the same litany of misinformation and unsubstantiated allegations of voter fraud that he…
    3 days ago

    Feds plan to provide Canadians with tools to fight coronavirus vaccine misinformation

    Tam’s announcement comes as Health Canada reviews Pfizer and BioNtech’s vaccine candidate, which became the world’s first vaccine to receive…
    3 days ago

    ‘Mean-spirited:’ Christmas tree tension erupts between city, former N.L. premier

    St. John’s city manager says the tree went up last year without a permit, and he reiterated that the issue…
    3 days ago

    Indigenous Services minister says Trudeau government won’t end boil-water advisories by March 2021

    Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller confirmed the Trudeau government will not meet its pledge to lift drinking water advisories in…
    3 days ago

    New Brunswick government to extend ferry service to Campobello Island to month’s end

    The seasonal ferry service ended Sunday after it had already been extended from September to help address concerns during the…
    4 days ago

    Republicans ask U.S. Supreme Court to block Biden election victory in Pennsylvania

    Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court on Saturday night threw out the lawsuit, including an order by a lower court judge blocking the…
    4 days ago

    No evidence of voter fraud impacting U.S. election outcome, Bill Barr says

    Barr said U.S. attorneys and FBI agents have been working to follow up specific complaints and information they’ve received, but…
    4 days ago

    Liberals ‘don’t want’ fiscal update vote to trigger election: Trudeau

    To implement new spending plans, the Liberal will need to shore up their opposition support ahead of the vote to…
    4 days ago

    As Nova Scotia’s mass shooting inquiry begins its work, many tough questions remain

    Complex and heartbreaking questions on the Nova Scotia massacre will be examined by a federal-provincial inquiry that is now preparing…
    4 days ago

    Coronavirus: New records detail Ottawa’s ‘bold aggressive’ strategy to buy vaccines and PPE

    Ottawa has given itself the extraordinary power of negotiating contracts worth up to $500 million without a competitive bid process.…
    4 days ago

    Republicans fear Trump’s election denials will hurt turnout in Georgia Senate races

    The concerns come ahead of Trump’s planned visit to Georgia to campaign ahead of runoffs that will determine which party…
    4 days ago

    Trump coronavirus advisor who advocated ‘herd immunity’ leaves White House post

    Dr. Scott Atlas, a Stanford University neuroradiologist who had no formal experience in public health or infectious diseases, resigned at…
    5 days ago

    U.S. Election: Arizona officially certifies Biden’s narrow win over Trump

    Democratic Secretary of State Katie Hobbs and Republican Gov. Doug Ducey both vouched for the integrity of the election before…
    5 days ago

    What the fiscal update does and doesn’t tell us about the coronavirus vaccine roll-out

    When it comes to the details on how the government plans to move coronavirus vaccines from factory to the pharmacy,…
    5 days ago

    Georgia elections official announces investigations, defends state’s voting integrity

    Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has repeatedly said there has been no evidence of systemic election irregularities or fraud, but…
    5 days ago

    Canada, Britain still working on final text of trade agreement, minister says

    Mary Ng says she can’t guarantee that MPs will see a bill to ratify the new rade agreement before Parliament…
    5 days ago

    Biden taps Neera Tanden to head OMB, picks all-female senior White House press team

    Biden campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield will serve as Biden’s White House communications director. Jen Psaki, a longtime Democratic spokeswoman,…
    5 days ago

    Joe Biden fractures right foot while playing with his dog, will likely wear boot

    Biden suffered the injury on Saturday and visited an orthopedist in Newark, Delaware, on Sunday afternoon, his office said. Read…
    6 days ago

    Mi’kmaq chief says ‘historic’ deal on moderate livelihood fishery may be reached

    Mi’kmaq fishers faced violence and vandalism last month after launching a rights-based lobster fishery in southwest Nova Scotia. Read More…

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