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Training personal support workers to cost $38.5 million over two years: PBO

Training personal support workers to cost $38.5 million over two years: PBO

OTTAWA — As the government moves to train 4,000 new personal support workers across the country, Parliament's budget watchdog estimates it will cost $38.5 million over two years.
Vaccines for poor countries and split over Trump impeachment: In The News for Feb. 9

Vaccines for poor countries and split over Trump impeachment: In The News for Feb. 9

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 Feb. 9 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Tuesday Feb. 9, 2021. There are 808,120 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 808,120 confirmed cases (40,175 active, 747,110 resolved, 20,835 deaths).
Reclaiming 'renewal': Society pitches new life for historic Black Vancouver area

Reclaiming 'renewal': Society pitches new life for historic Black Vancouver area

VANCOUVER — When Randy Clark wants to return to the home where he spent his formative years from 12 to 16, it means gazing at a viaduct that many credit with the destruction of Vancouver's historic Black community.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Tuesday Feb. 9, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 22,203 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,098,333 doses given.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Monday Feb. 8, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 22,203 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,098,333 doses given.
Top federal public servant will take time off for cancer treatment

Top federal public servant will take time off for cancer treatment

OTTAWA — The top federal public servant will be taking some time out for cancer treatment. Ian Shugart, clerk of the Privy Council, sent a message Monday to his colleagues announcing that he received a cancer diagnosis two weeks ago.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Feb. 8, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 9:00 p.m. ET on Monday Feb. 8, 2021. There are 808,120 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 808,120 confirmed cases (40,175 active, 747,110 resolved, 20,835 deaths).
Final Senate vote on assisted dying bill set for Feb. 17, days before court deadline

Final Senate vote on assisted dying bill set for Feb. 17, days before court deadline

OTTAWA — Senators have agreed to put a bill to expand access to medical assistance in dying to a final vote by Feb. 17, but they've signalled their intention to propose substantial amendments.
Ottawa lays out criteria for quarantine hotels as it inches toward new travel rule

Ottawa lays out criteria for quarantine hotels as it inches toward new travel rule

OTTAWA — Hotel operators seeking to take part in Canada's mandatory three-day quarantine for returning travellers can now access the criteria, though it comes as cold comfort to a battered industry.