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Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante releases graphic novel detailing political journey

Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante releases graphic novel detailing political journey

Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante can now add "author" to her resume with the publication of a graphic novel in which she recounts her entry into politics and takes subtle digs at the sexism she's encountered along the way.

CP NewsAlert: Former NATO commander to lead vaccine distribution in Canada

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says former NATO commander Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin will lead the nation's vaccine distribution efforts. More coming. The Canadian Press
A COVID-19 Black Friday and stricter rules in Saskatchewan: In The News for Nov. 27

A COVID-19 Black Friday and stricter rules in Saskatchewan: In The News for Nov. 27

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 Nov. 27 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Top officials weighed Canadian warship's passage through sensitive strait near China

Top officials weighed Canadian warship's passage through sensitive strait near China

OTTAWA — Newly released documents have shed light on the secret government talks and debate that took place ahead of a Canadian warship's passage through a sensitive waterway near China last year.

'I've been spared a lot,' van attack survivor says as she watches trial alone

TORONTO — Every day virtual court sits, Catherine Riddell wakes up, shakes off the aches, grabs her walker and hops in a cab down to the real courthouse where she steels herself for a long day peering into the mind of the man who tried to kill her.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 11 p.m. EST on Nov. 26, 2020: There are 353,100 confirmed cases in Canada.
'No crying': Venezuelan refugee Kenney cited says interaction was less dramatic

'No crying': Venezuelan refugee Kenney cited says interaction was less dramatic

EDMONTON — The Venezuelan woman who believes she was used as part of Jason Kenney's argument not to lockdown restaurants in Alberta remembers her encounter with the premier as less dramatic than he suggested.
Tory MP Duncan pushes Health Minister to finally end the gay blood ban

Tory MP Duncan pushes Health Minister to finally end the gay blood ban

OTTAWA — Eric Duncan, the first openly gay Conservative MP, laced into the federal health minister Thursday over the Liberals failure to end a ban on gay men donating blood.

Horgan expands cabinet to fight pandemic; keeps Dix in health, Robinson to finance

VICTORIA — B.C.
Health Canada expects first COVID-19 vaccine to be approved next month

Health Canada expects first COVID-19 vaccine to be approved next month

OTTAWA — The first COVID-19 vaccine could be approved for use in Canada within two weeks, Health Canada's chief medical adviser said Thursday.