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Justin Trudeau first leader to talk to U.S. president-elect Joe Biden

Justin Trudeau first leader to talk to U.S. president-elect Joe Biden

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is the first international leader to have personally congratulated Joe Biden on being elected U.S.
Ottawa's delayed broadband fund welcomed with skepticism by interest groups

Ottawa's delayed broadband fund welcomed with skepticism by interest groups

The Trudeau government officially launched a previously announced fund Monday that promises to provide $1.75 billion for rural and remote parts of Canada that currently don't have fast, reliable internet service.
President-elect's long to-do list to include repairing damaged Canada-U. S. ties

President-elect's long to-do list to include repairing damaged Canada-U. S. ties

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Joe Biden's to-do list just got a whole lot longer — and it's a safe bet it now includes patching the holes in Canada's relationship with the United States.
Two-thirds of Canadians would support a COVID-19 curfew if pandemic severe: Poll

Two-thirds of Canadians would support a COVID-19 curfew if pandemic severe: Poll

OTTAWA — More than two-thirds of Canadians say they would support a curfew if the COVID-19 pandemic became serious enough, according to a new poll.
Evidence wraps up at sex assault trial of Quebec TV star Eric Salvail

Evidence wraps up at sex assault trial of Quebec TV star Eric Salvail

MONTREAL — The Crown rested its case Monday at the sexual assault trial of former Quebec television star Eric Salvail, with final arguments to be heard later this week.
Whales and other marine mammals susceptible to COVID-19 through wastewater: study

Whales and other marine mammals susceptible to COVID-19 through wastewater: study

HALIFAX — Humans first caught the virus that causes COVID-19 from animals and research now suggests it could also be the other way around.
Rules tightened for visitors to N.S. from outside Atlantic after COVID-19 cases spike

Rules tightened for visitors to N.S. from outside Atlantic after COVID-19 cases spike

HALIFAX — In a bid to subdue a small but sudden spike in COVID-19 cases, Nova Scotia has introduced strict new rules for people arriving in the province from outside the Atlantic region.
Trudeau says he hopes to see COVID-19 vaccines roll out in Canada in early 2021

Trudeau says he hopes to see COVID-19 vaccines roll out in Canada in early 2021

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday he hopes to see COVID-19 vaccines roll out in Canada early next year, but warned that won't bring an immediate resolution to the pandemic currently seeing a resurgence in several provinces.
Terry Fox, Indigenous advocates among diverse group on shortlist for new $5 bill

Terry Fox, Indigenous advocates among diverse group on shortlist for new $5 bill

OTTAWA — A diverse group of notable Canadians, including Indigenous advocates and veterans, an Inuit artist and the first person of Chinese descent born in this country have been shortlisted to appear on the new $5 bill.
N.B. woman argues 'dry cell' segregation for drugs inside body violates charter

N.B. woman argues 'dry cell' segregation for drugs inside body violates charter

TRURO, N.S.