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COVID-19 activity declining, but variants at 'critical juncture,' Tam says

COVID-19 activity declining, but variants at 'critical juncture,' Tam says

Canada's chief public health officer said Sunday that the collective efforts to fight COVID-19 are paying off, even as the country sits at a 'critical juncture' in the fight against fast-spreading variants. Dr.
Mars rover landing a moment of joy for Canadian-born NASA systems engineer

Mars rover landing a moment of joy for Canadian-born NASA systems engineer

MONTREAL — Farah Alibay describes the moments between the time the Perseverance rover entered Mars' atmosphere on Thursday and when it landed on the surface of the Red Planet as "the longest seven minutes of my life.
Cost of Coast Guard ship nears $1B as questions mount over federal shipbuilding plan

Cost of Coast Guard ship nears $1B as questions mount over federal shipbuilding plan

OTTAWA — The federal government has quietly revealed that it plans to pay nearly $1 billion to build a new ocean research vessel for the Canadian Coast Guard whose original cost was supposed to be one-tenth that amount.
'Something much bigger:' Calgary pet charity hopes to expand to keep kids with pets

'Something much bigger:' Calgary pet charity hopes to expand to keep kids with pets

CALGARY — A mother whose family has been struggling financially and emotionally is giving thanks to a pet charity that helped pay for medical treatment for their injured cat during a particularly dark time.
Kenney says no new taxes as Alberta preps for another tough times pandemic budget

Kenney says no new taxes as Alberta preps for another tough times pandemic budget

EDMONTON — On Thursday it’s budget day in Alberta, a time that will cruelly and ironically remind residents that last year’s projected eye-popping $6.8-billion deficit was actually the good old days.

No winning ticket for Saturday's $6 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $6 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a lottery player in Quebec. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Feb.

Online petition asks for Cree language to be added to Google Translate

Montreal-based publisher Joseph John wanted his comic book "Citizen Canada" to reflect the country's diverse history by having the titular hero speak English, French and Cree.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Sunday Feb. 21, 2021. There are 843,301 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 843,301 confirmed cases (31,830 active, 789,841 resolved, 21,630 deaths).

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Feb. 21, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Sunday Feb. 21, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 49,707 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,451,846 doses given.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Feb. 20, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Saturday Feb. 20, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 49,707 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,451,846 doses given.
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