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Ontario's vaccine rollout plan and charges in Beirut blast: In The News for Dec. 11

Ontario's vaccine rollout plan and charges in Beirut blast: In The News for Dec. 11

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kick-start your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Dec. 11 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Tipping point? Experts say the Paris agreement changed the climate on climate

Tipping point? Experts say the Paris agreement changed the climate on climate

Five years after it was passed, the Paris agreement may finally be changing the climate on climate change.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, Dec. 11, 2020

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, Dec. 11, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. There are 442,069 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 442,069 confirmed cases (73,225 active, 355,735 resolved, 13,109 deaths).
Kids need media literacy education to match the rise of social networks: experts

Kids need media literacy education to match the rise of social networks: experts

Kids in Canada need greater access to up-to-date media literacy education to help them navigate what's real and what's fake or misleading online, experts say.
Canada not immune to QAnon as pandemic fuels conspiracy theories, experts say

Canada not immune to QAnon as pandemic fuels conspiracy theories, experts say

Conspiracy theories, including those propagated by the once-fringe QAnon movement, have gained traction as the COVID-19 pandemic fuels fear, social and economic insecurity, and mistrust in authorities, experts in Canada say.
Books, physical rigour stoke hope for Kovrig as 'two Michaels' mark two jailed years

Books, physical rigour stoke hope for Kovrig as 'two Michaels' mark two jailed years

OTTAWA — In his darkest moments, Michael Kovrig draws strength from knowing that his fellow Canadians and people around the world are working to free him and Michael Spavor from their respective Chinese prison cells.
Provinces awash in second wave, sharpen focus of vaccine rollout plans

Provinces awash in second wave, sharpen focus of vaccine rollout plans

TORONTO — Canada's initial rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine came into clearer focus Thursday as Ontario announced it would go ahead with its first immunizations on Tuesday, while high case counts continued to strain the health-care systems in several
CBSA officer says her lack of notes in Meng case 'weighed' on her

CBSA officer says her lack of notes in Meng case 'weighed' on her

VANCOUVER — Lawyers for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou are planning to introduce a new legal argument alleging she was subjected to an abuse of process and should be freed.
B.C. attorney general relays money laundering inquiry concerns to federal counterpart

B.C. attorney general relays money laundering inquiry concerns to federal counterpart

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's attorney general says he's concerned about reports of a lack of co-operation from the federal financial intelligence agency at the province's public inquiry into dirty money.
Premiers 'very disappointed' PM wouldn't talk health-care funding at meeting: Legault

Premiers 'very disappointed' PM wouldn't talk health-care funding at meeting: Legault

OTTAWA — Premiers expressed disappointment Thursday after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau refused to accede to their demand for an immediate infusion of at least $28 billion more each year in annual federal transfers for health care.
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