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Canada's COVID-19 case count passes 400,000 mark

Canada's COVID-19 case count passes 400,000 mark

OTTAWA — Canada has now recorded more than 400,000 cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the global pandemic. Today's bleak marker came after Saskatchewan reported 283 new cases of the virus today, bringing the national tally to 400,030.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 2:43 p.m. Saskatchewan is reporting 283 new cases of COVID-19 and one more death.
Van attack killer shows some empathy, psychiatrist concedes in trial

Van attack killer shows some empathy, psychiatrist concedes in trial

TORONTO — A psychiatrist retained by the defence concedes that the man who killed 10 people in Toronto's van attack has shown empathy in some rare instances since his arrest. Dr.
Trudeau affirms farmers' right to demonstrate after India criticizes his remarks

Trudeau affirms farmers' right to demonstrate after India criticizes his remarks

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rejected the diplomatic scolding Canada's envoy to India received on Friday for his recent comments in support of protesting Indian farmers.
Moderna COVID vaccine best for Nunavut because of storage, shipping: top doctor

Moderna COVID vaccine best for Nunavut because of storage, shipping: top doctor

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut is looking to get the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine once it is available in Canada. The territory's chief public health officer, Dr.
Three charged, including spouse, with supplying ammunition to N.S. mass shooter

Three charged, including spouse, with supplying ammunition to N.S. mass shooter

HALIFAX — Three people, including the killer's former spouse, have been charged with supplying ammunition to the gunman who killed 22 people in the April 18-19 mass shooting in Nova Scotia.
PM won't confirm reports U.S. Justice Department seeking plea deal with Meng Wanzhou

PM won't confirm reports U.S. Justice Department seeking plea deal with Meng Wanzhou

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined the chorus of official silence Friday surrounding reports that the United States is seeking to negotiate a plea deal of sorts with detained Huawei scion Meng Wanzhou. Trudeau refused, like U.S.
Trudeau stresses digital tech's potential — and dangers — at global AI summit

Trudeau stresses digital tech's potential — and dangers — at global AI summit

MONTREAL — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kicked off the inaugural meeting of a global council on artificial intelligence by warning of the danger of unbridled digital technology, despite its potential to change the world for the better.
Pace of job gains slows to 62,000 in November, Statistics Canada says

Pace of job gains slows to 62,000 in November, Statistics Canada says

OTTAWA — The rate of job growth continued to slow in November with the economy adding 62,000 jobs, down from 84,000 in October.
'My only wish:' Children asking pet charity to help their furry friends at Christmas

'My only wish:' Children asking pet charity to help their furry friends at Christmas

CALGARY — One child asks for a coat for her dog in case her family gets evicted. Another girl hopes Santa can bring her pet medication he needs. Another wishes for enough dog food.