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New maritime cybersecurity centre to fight pirates — and not the swashbuckling kind

New maritime cybersecurity centre to fight pirates — and not the swashbuckling kind

MONTREAL — A new research centre created at Montreal's Polytechnique university will aim to protect ships from pirates — and they're not talking about Blackbeard or Captain Kidd.
COVID-19 travel-related cases rise and U.S. terrorism alert: In The News for Jan. 28

COVID-19 travel-related cases rise and U.S. terrorism alert: In The News for Jan. 28

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. 28 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
After Sloan's ouster, other conservative factions wonder what's next for them

After Sloan's ouster, other conservative factions wonder what's next for them

OTTAWA — A decision by Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole to boot an MP from his caucus has factions of the conservative movement in Canada wondering about their own futures in the party.
Bail hearing continues for fashion king Peter Nygard on U.S. sex charges

Bail hearing continues for fashion king Peter Nygard on U.S. sex charges

WINNIPEG — Lawyers for Peter Nygard will be back in court today arguing for the release of the Canadian fashion king who is facing charges of sex trafficking and racketeering in the United States.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 22,870 new vaccinations administered for a total of 891,324 doses given.
Holiday season vacations coincide with rise in COVID-19 travel-related cases

Holiday season vacations coincide with rise in COVID-19 travel-related cases

OTTAWA — As the federal government prepares to slap new restrictions on international travel, Health Canada data suggest a worrying uptick of infections directly connected to foreign arrivals.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2021. There are 761,226 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 761,226 confirmed cases (57,740 active, 683,953 resolved, 19,533 deaths).

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 22,870 new vaccinations administered for a total of 891,324 doses given.
Report details yelling, screaming and aggressive conduct at Rideau Hall under Payette

Report details yelling, screaming and aggressive conduct at Rideau Hall under Payette

OTTAWA — Julie Payette's resignation as governor general was prompted by a scathing review of the work environment she presided over at Rideau Hall, described by dozens of people as hostile, toxic, or poisoned.
Carved stone pillar found on B.C. beach identified as Indigenous artifact

Carved stone pillar found on B.C. beach identified as Indigenous artifact

VICTORIA — A carved stone pillar found at low tide on a beach in Victoria last summer is an Indigenous cultural treasure, the Royal B.C. Museum has confirmed.