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Liberals take step on national child-care system, promise plan coming in 2021 budget

Liberals take step on national child-care system, promise plan coming in 2021 budget

The Canadian Press has previously reported that the government is considering a large annual spending increase as it contemplates how to work with provinces to add more child-care spaces while ensuring good learning environments and affordability for parents.
With deficit closing in on $400 billion, Liberals detail more spending to come

With deficit closing in on $400 billion, Liberals detail more spending to come

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland's update makes clear the measures will be removed once the economy improves, although the timing is tied to the path of the pandemic.
Wild winter, drastic swings in store for Canada this year: Weather Network

Wild winter, drastic swings in store for Canada this year: Weather Network

Chief Meteorologist Chris Scott says this means most Canadians can brace for a wildly variable winter with major departures from seasonal norms.
COVID-19 vaccines will work if Canadians play their part, say U of A experts

COVID-19 vaccines will work if Canadians play their part, say U of A experts

Success of mass vaccination will hinge on people doing all they can to stay healthy through winter and getting immunized once vaccines arrive.
Ottawa extends rules and restrictions for travelers amid rising COVID-19 case counts

Ottawa extends rules and restrictions for travelers amid rising COVID-19 case counts

The federal government says it's extending a slew of travel restrictions and rules meant to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic into the new year as case counts continue their steady rise across the country.
PM put all vaccine 'eggs' in one China basket, didn't consider other options: O'Toole

PM put all vaccine 'eggs' in one China basket, didn't consider other options: O'Toole

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole accused the Liberal government Sunday of putting too much emphasis on partnering with a Chinese company for a COVID-19 vaccine in what turned out to be a failed deal.
Canadian labour leader hopes Biden’s efforts pressure Canada on climate, jobs

Canadian labour leader hopes Biden’s efforts pressure Canada on climate, jobs

Canada accounts for almost half, or 48 per cent, of U.S. crude oil imports and over a fifth of U.S. refinery input.
European Tapeworm Spreads Through Alberta Coyote Population

European Tapeworm Spreads Through Alberta Coyote Population

EM spreads through our wildlife populations in a cycle between carnivores (such as coyotes and foxes) and rodents (such as mice and voles).
700 more Alberta peace officers to enforce COVID-19 rules

700 more Alberta peace officers to enforce COVID-19 rules

On Friday, the province announced an additional 1,227 COVID-19 cases.
COVID-19 cases in Canada remain on troubling course, Tam says, amid rising numbers

COVID-19 cases in Canada remain on troubling course, Tam says, amid rising numbers

Canada's top doctor says the country is still on a troubling track for new COVID-19 infections as case counts continue mounting in much of the country. Chief Medical Health Officer Dr.
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