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Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine candidate one step closer to approval

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine candidate one step closer to approval

One of the vaccines in Canada's COVID-19 arsenal is another step closer to approval, after Pfizer reported more results from its clinical trials Wednesday.
Ottawa to keep Boeing Max aircraft grounded for now, despite US decision

Ottawa to keep Boeing Max aircraft grounded for now, despite US decision

The Boeing 737 Max aircraft will not be returning to Canadian skies just yet, despite being cleared for takeoff by U.S. regulators. Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau said Wednesday that Canada will impose different requirements than the U.S.
Families fear U.S. has made a mistake in allowing Boeing 737 Max to fly again

Families fear U.S. has made a mistake in allowing Boeing 737 Max to fly again

Canadians who channeled their grief into trying to keep Boeing 737 Max aircrafts grounded after losing loved ones in a deadly crash fear American regulators have made a mistake in allowing the planes to fly again. The U.S.
Halifax to review use of 'Micmac' on street signs and city buildings

Halifax to review use of 'Micmac' on street signs and city buildings

HALIFAX — Use of the word "Micmac" on city signs, buildings and other municipal assets in Halifax is under review.
Rising food prices push annual rate of inflation 0.7 per cent higher in October

Rising food prices push annual rate of inflation 0.7 per cent higher in October

OTTAWA — The country's headline inflation meter jumped last month by 0.7 per cent compared to one year ago, the fastest the consumer price index has risen in months, largely on the back of higher food prices.
Canada's cybersecurity agency warns of online threats that exploit COVID-19 fears

Canada's cybersecurity agency warns of online threats that exploit COVID-19 fears

OTTAWA — A federal agency that monitors brewing online threats warns of fraudsters dangling COVID-19-related content to fool victims into clicking on malicious links and attachments.
Vancouver mayor moves to decriminalize simple possession of illicit drugs

Vancouver mayor moves to decriminalize simple possession of illicit drugs

Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart says he's preparing to table a motion that would see city council vote on the decriminalization of simple possession of illicit drugs.
Liberals shouldn't jettison spending restraints because of pandemic, former PBO says

Liberals shouldn't jettison spending restraints because of pandemic, former PBO says

OTTAWA — Canada's first parliamentary budget watchdog says there are ways for the federal government to impose some discipline on its upcoming spending plans to keep the deficit from spiralling out of control.
Bloc to promote bill on French-language proficiency for new citizens

Bloc to promote bill on French-language proficiency for new citizens

OTTAWA — The Bloc Québécois will get to debate a bill Thursday that would require anyone applying for Canadian citizenship in Quebec to demonstrate functional proficiency in French.
Canada-U. S. border closure extended 30 days as American COVID-19 cases rise: source

Canada-U. S. border closure extended 30 days as American COVID-19 cases rise: source

OTTAWA — The Canada-U. S. border is set to remain closed well into December.