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Quebec to announce funding for crime prevention as Montreal police probe shooting

Quebec to announce funding for crime prevention as Montreal police probe shooting

MONTREAL — As Montreal police investigated the latest killing of a youth in the city, the provincial government said Friday it would announce funds for crime prevention programs this weekend.
Canada buying up to 1.5 million courses of oral antiviral drugs to fight COVID-19

Canada buying up to 1.5 million courses of oral antiviral drugs to fight COVID-19

OTTAWA — Canada is buying up to 1.5 million courses of oral antiviral treatments for COVID-19 in anticipation of them being approved by Health Canada.
Eighty-six per cent of Commons witnesses spoke English in hybrid Parliament: Bloc

Eighty-six per cent of Commons witnesses spoke English in hybrid Parliament: Bloc

OTTAWA — The body in charge of administering the House of Commons is set to look into whether the hybrid Parliament is forcing French-speaking MPs and committee witnesses to speak English.
'We're all tired': Iqaluit residents unable to drink tap water for nearly 2 months

'We're all tired': Iqaluit residents unable to drink tap water for nearly 2 months

IQALUIT — In the summer, the Sylvia Grinnell River near Iqaluit is a popular spot to fish for Arctic char where ice-cold water cascades over rocky ledges.
New guidance on COVID booster jabs and new job numbers: In The News for Dec. 3

New guidance on COVID booster jabs and new job numbers: In The News for Dec. 3

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 Dec. 3 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Disaster expert urges those affected by B.C. flooding to take care of mental health

Disaster expert urges those affected by B.C. flooding to take care of mental health

An expert on the psychological and social impacts of disasters on families is encouraging people affected by devastating floods in British Columbia to take care of their mental health while focusing on rebuilding.
Federal climate plan to meet new targets will be delayed until March: Guilbeault

Federal climate plan to meet new targets will be delayed until March: Guilbeault

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault says the new federal climate plan won't be ready until the end of March.

Author Steven Galloway's defamation lawsuit can continue to trial: B.C. judge

VANCOUVER — A B.C. Supreme Court judge says a defamation lawsuit filed by author Steven Galloway against a woman he claims falsely accused him of sexual and physical assaults can continue to trial.
Worst of B.C. weather over; massive cleanup, rebuild ahead, says government

Worst of B.C. weather over; massive cleanup, rebuild ahead, says government

VICTORIA — The successive storms that brutalized southern British Columbia with floods and slides caused by record amounts of rainfall were declared over Thursday, but now the cleanup and costly rebuild lie ahead, says the public safety minister.
Commons' harassment policy has no shortcomings, says review after Saini allegations

Commons' harassment policy has no shortcomings, says review after Saini allegations

OTTAWA — A new review of the way the House of Commons investigates harassment allegations against MPs has found it has no shortcomings, according to a summary presented Thursday.