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Top doctor says Nunavut's COVID-19 outbreak 'testing the limits' of capacity

Top doctor says Nunavut's COVID-19 outbreak 'testing the limits' of capacity

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Cases of COVID-19 continue to rise across Nunavut, with confirmed or presumptive cases in 14 of the territory's 25 communities. There are 231 active cases of COVID-19 in Nunavut, mostly in Iqaluit, Arviat and Rankin Inlet.
Gaps in U.S. social fabric wider than ever 12 months after Trump-fuelled Capitol riot

Gaps in U.S. social fabric wider than ever 12 months after Trump-fuelled Capitol riot

WASHINGTON — Twenty years ago, an attack from outside its borders brought the United States together. Twelve months after Jan. 6, 2021, an attack from within continues to tear it apart.
Conservatives ask privacy czar to probe pandemic-related use of mobile location data

Conservatives ask privacy czar to probe pandemic-related use of mobile location data

OTTAWA — A Conservative MP is asking Canada's privacy commissioner to investigate federal reliance on data from mobile devices to understand travel patterns during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Some overloaded Quebec health-care facilities forced to cancel staff vacations

Some overloaded Quebec health-care facilities forced to cancel staff vacations

MONTREAL — Several Quebec health authorities are being forced to cancel employee vacations as the province struggles with staff shortages and rising COVID-19 hospitalizations, and some workers fear this might be the final straw.
Federal COVID update, Ontario tightens health restrictions: In The News for Jan. 5

Federal COVID update, Ontario tightens health restrictions: In The News for Jan. 5

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. 5 ... What we are watching in Canada ... Chief public health officer Dr.
No winning ticket for Tuesday's $43 million Lotto Max jackpot

No winning ticket for Tuesday's $43 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for Tuesday's $43 million Lotto Max jackpot. The grand prize for the next draw on Jan. 7 will grow to an estimated $50 million, with two Maxmillion prizes of $1 million each. The Canadian Press
Trudeau, Horgan discuss Omicron response, B.C. flooding rebuilding efforts

Trudeau, Horgan discuss Omicron response, B.C. flooding rebuilding efforts

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will hold a call with all of the country's premiers next week to discuss how governments are keeping citizens safe as the Omicron variant of COVID-19 rapidly spreads.
Federal transport minister asks for investigation into Sunwing party flight to Mexico

Federal transport minister asks for investigation into Sunwing party flight to Mexico

MONTREAL — Federal Transport Minister Omar Alghabra has asked Transport Canada to investigate reports of "unacceptable" behaviour on a recent Sunwing Airlines flight from Montreal to Cancun, Mexico. Videos of the Dec.
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: — Calls are growing for the Ontario government to make COVID-19 tests available to children attending the daycares, with parents saying the lack of access is stoking anxiety.
Canadian health networks feeling strain as COVID-19 hospitalizations rise

Canadian health networks feeling strain as COVID-19 hospitalizations rise

Canadians in some parts of the country saw surgeries postponed, access to COVID-19 testing reduced and a return to classes delayed as provinces continued to struggle on Tuesday with a sustained wave of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations.