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Expectations high as Trudeau Liberals get ready to unveil first pandemic budget

Expectations high as Trudeau Liberals get ready to unveil first pandemic budget

OTTAWA — The Liberals will look to thread an economic needle with Monday's budget, while dealing with a minority Parliament where the document's defeat would topple the government.
'Quite fitting.' Prince Philip's funeral an online event for all but a few in Canada

'Quite fitting.' Prince Philip's funeral an online event for all but a few in Canada

HALIFAX — The options for Canadians planning to pay their respects to Prince Philip during his funeral Saturday will be largely limited to small gatherings in front of TV or computer screens.
73,000 Quebec teachers plan to walk off the job for more than two hours April 27

73,000 Quebec teachers plan to walk off the job for more than two hours April 27

MONTREAL — Around 73,000 Quebec teachers say they will walk off the job for several hours on April 27. The strike is scheduled to take place from 2:45 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Liberal government pressed to delay tax filing deadline from end of April

Liberal government pressed to delay tax filing deadline from end of April

OTTAWA — The federal government is coming under pressure to extend this month's tax-filing deadline, much like it did last year during the first wave of COVID-19.
Preliminary inquiry in September for ex-PQ leader Boisclair charged with sex assault

Preliminary inquiry in September for ex-PQ leader Boisclair charged with sex assault

MONTREAL — Former Parti Quebecois leader Andre Boisclair will have a preliminary hearing on sex assault charges on Sept. 30.
Prince Philip remembered as calm presence during Queen's visits to the North

Prince Philip remembered as calm presence during Queen's visits to the North

There's a road in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, that stretches all the way around Williamson Lake, a small body of water in the centre of town. But, unlike a lot of the roads in the community then, this one was smoothed over with fresh asphalt in 1994.
New restrictions in Ontario?; eight dead in U.S. shooting: In The News for April 16

New restrictions in Ontario?; eight dead in U.S. shooting: In The News for April 16

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 April 16 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, April 16, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Friday, April 16, 2021. There are 1,096,716 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,096,716 confirmed cases (83,143 active, 990,073 resolved, 23,500 deaths).

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Friday, April 16, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Friday, April 16, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 308,845 new vaccinations administered for a total of 9,205,307 doses given. Nationwide, 854,586 people or 2.