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Alberta politician under fire and solo polar bear dips: In The News for Jan. 1

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. 1 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Experts search for rare Newton book, three copies in Canadian university libraries

Experts search for rare Newton book, three copies in Canadian university libraries

Tucked away in three university libraries across Canada are first edition copies of a book that experts say contains the building blocks of science. Prof.
Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard applies for bail two weeks after his arrest

Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard applies for bail two weeks after his arrest

WINNIPEG — Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard has applied for bail, two weeks after his arrest in Winnipeg under the Extradition Act following his indictment in the United States on charges that he used his influence to traffic women and girls for s

The latest news on COVID 19 developments in Canada for December 31

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (All times Eastern): 6:30 p.m.
Liberals say testing rules for air travellers land Jan.7, urge people to prepare

Liberals say testing rules for air travellers land Jan.7, urge people to prepare

OTTAWA — Anyone arriving in Canada starting Jan. 7 will need to have a negative COVID-19 test before boarding a flight, the federal government said Thursday as the Liberals urged vacationers abroad to prepare.
Feds enlist IBM to help design gun buyback program

Feds enlist IBM to help design gun buyback program

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government has awarded a contract to IBM Canada to support the development, design and implementation of a buyback program for recently prohibited firearms. The contract is worth almost $1.
Quebec changes COVID-19 vaccine strategy, won't hold back doses for booster shots

Quebec changes COVID-19 vaccine strategy, won't hold back doses for booster shots

MONTREAL — Quebec is accelerating its vaccination rollout by inoculating as many people as possible instead of holding back doses to be given later as booster shots.
Industry, local mayors say they weren't consulted on B.C. fish farm phase out plan

Industry, local mayors say they weren't consulted on B.C. fish farm phase out plan

VANCOUVER — Several Vancouver Island mayors and members of British Columbia's salmon farming industry say a federal decision to phase out fish farming has left them feeling "disposable and discarded.
Finance note says lifting lockdowns, restrictions no sure road to economic recovery

Finance note says lifting lockdowns, restrictions no sure road to economic recovery

OTTAWA — Officials believed in late summer that an economic recovery would not magically happen if lockdowns and public health restrictions disappeared, a newly obtained federal document shows.
Year in review: A look at news events in May 2020

Year in review: A look at news events in May 2020

A look at news events in May 2020: 01 - Pioneering drummer Tony Allen, considered the driver of the Afrobeat sound that featured prominent guitars, complex brass harmonies and polyrhythmic drumming, died in Paris at the age of 79.
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