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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Sunday Dec. 20, 2020. There are 507,795 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 507,795 confirmed cases (76,859 active, 416,708 resolved, 14,228 deaths).
Canada has 'significant' concerns about China: Defence Minister

Canada has 'significant' concerns about China: Defence Minister

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is taking aim at what he describes as China’s unpredictability, refusal to play by the rules and expanding footprint around the world, saying those are among the “significant” concerns Canada and its allies hav
For Nova Scotia mother of scallop fisherman, a painful wait for her son lost at sea

For Nova Scotia mother of scallop fisherman, a painful wait for her son lost at sea

For Lori Phillips, waiting for news of a son lost at sea is painful, as she says closure could begin with his body's return from the Bay of Fundy.

Nunavut reports two COVID-19 deaths, which are its first from the novel coronavirus

Nunavut is reporting its first two COVID-19 deaths.
COVID-19 fears spark increased interest in home births, midwives say

COVID-19 fears spark increased interest in home births, midwives say

TORONTO — Fear of contracting COVID-19 in hospitals or doctors' offices has prompted some moms-to-be to choose to take on midwives and have their babies at home, midwifery groups say.
'We've been there before:' National phone line launches to prevent overdose deaths

'We've been there before:' National phone line launches to prevent overdose deaths

A new Canada-wide phone line aims to prevent deadly overdoses by connecting anyone who is alone and using drugs with peers who can quickly call for help if things take a bad turn.

Quebec ticket holder wins Saturday night's $30 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — A ticket holder in Quebec claimed Saturday night's nearly $30 million Lotto 649 jackpot. And the draw's $1 million guaranteed prize went to a lottery player in the Prairies. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Dec.
Pandemic forced Trudeau back to centre stage, improved his political fortunes

Pandemic forced Trudeau back to centre stage, improved his political fortunes

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau always knew 2020 was going to be a difficult year, his first leading a minority Liberal government dependent on opposition party support for its survival.
Emotional Dr. Theresa Tam very thankful for speed of COVID-19 vaccine delivery

Emotional Dr. Theresa Tam very thankful for speed of COVID-19 vaccine delivery

OTTAWA — Canada's top public health officer has been a model of stoicism through the first year of COVID-19, but Dr. Theresa Tam still got a little choked up last week when the first Canadians were inoculated with a COVID-19 vaccine.

A look at what provinces and territories have said about COVID-19 vaccine plans

The largest mass immunization effort in Canadian history began Dec. 14 in Ontario and Quebec after the country received its first COVID-19 vaccine shipment.