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TC Energy invites bids for Keystone pipeline space as plans advance for Keystone XL

TC Energy invites bids for Keystone pipeline space as plans advance for Keystone XL

The launch of the "open season" to seek binding commitments is being made despite a campaign promise made last spring by incoming U.S. president Joe Biden to rip up Keystone XL's vital presidential permit. He's expected to take office on Jan. 20.
Small businesses feeling the pinch of credit-card fees as e-commerce ramps up

Small businesses feeling the pinch of credit-card fees as e-commerce ramps up

OTTAWA — Industry groups say small businesses are being hammered by high credit-card fees on online purchases as the shift toward e-commerce continues. Visa and MasterCard reduced the fees they collect from businesses to an average annual rate of 1.
Some morgues, ICUs running out of space amid explosive growth in COVID-19 cases

Some morgues, ICUs running out of space amid explosive growth in COVID-19 cases

TORONTO — With some morgues running out of space and hospitals facing an explosion in critically ill COVID-19 patients, the federal government was set on Wednesday to announce further measures related to incoming travellers, while Quebec mulled tight
Ban on U.K. flights to Canada to expire tonight as testing scheme takes effect

Ban on U.K. flights to Canada to expire tonight as testing scheme takes effect

OTTAWA — Transport Minister Marc Garneau says Canada's ban on flights from the United Kingdom will expire tonight at midnight.
'Horrific day:' Family member of Somali women says they feared for lives in attack

'Horrific day:' Family member of Somali women says they feared for lives in attack

EDMONTON — A family member of two Somali women who were attacked in an Edmonton mall parking lot says her mother and sister thought they were going to be killed.
A list of politicians and officials who travelled abroad despite advice to stay home

A list of politicians and officials who travelled abroad despite advice to stay home

Several politicians have admitted to leaving the country over the December holiday period, even as their constituents hunkered down at home, following public health guidance meant to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Canada probing whether delaying second COVID-19 vaccine doses could help more people

Canada probing whether delaying second COVID-19 vaccine doses could help more people

OTTAWA — Canada is the latest country to investigate how to stretch vaccine doses as far as possible, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have tragic consequences all around the world. Dr.
Canadian troops test positive for COVID-19 in Latvia and Kuwait

Canadian troops test positive for COVID-19 in Latvia and Kuwait

OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces is dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak in Latvia, where an unspecified number of troops have tested positive for the illness while guarding against Russian aggression in the region.
Trudeau says he too is frustrated by holiday travellers, pace of vaccine rollout

Trudeau says he too is frustrated by holiday travellers, pace of vaccine rollout

OTTAWA — Signs pointed Tuesday to the COVID-19 pandemic taking a dark turn in Canada, as the prime minister voiced his own frustration with holiday travel and the slow pace of vaccine rollout. In London, Ont.
Doctors urge high-risk pregnant, breastfeeding women to get access to COVID vaccines

Doctors urge high-risk pregnant, breastfeeding women to get access to COVID vaccines

OTTAWA — The head of the Ontario Medical Association says the risk COVID-19 poses to pregnant and breastfeeding women is higher than the risk of taking a vaccine against the virus that causes it. Dr.