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N.W.T. top doctor says health system is stretched, adds new orders

N.W.T. top doctor says health system is stretched, adds new orders

YELLOWKNIFE — The Northwest Territories is introducing stricter public health measures and extending current orders as the territory continues to deal with an outbreak of COVID-19.
Green Party in tatters, with glimmers of hope, after disappointing election finish

Green Party in tatters, with glimmers of hope, after disappointing election finish

OTTAWA — The Green Party faces a self-reckoning after a federal election that dashed hopes of growth following a year marred by internal strife, say Green officials past and present.
Owner of Quebec care home where 47 died during pandemic testifies at coroner inquest

Owner of Quebec care home where 47 died during pandemic testifies at coroner inquest

MONTREAL — The owner of a Montreal long-term care home where 47 residents died during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic told a coroner's inquiry Wednesday she was relieved when government officials came to help.
Environment groups say all parties now firmly behind strong action on climate change

Environment groups say all parties now firmly behind strong action on climate change

OTTAWA — Two years ago environment groups applauded the federal election results as a win after almost two in every three voters picked a party with a clear commitment to combating climate change.
Bloc leader calls on Trudeau to hold summit on health transfers with premiers

Bloc leader calls on Trudeau to hold summit on health transfers with premiers

MONTREAL — Federal health transfers to the provinces are the most urgent political issue facing the country, Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet said Wednesday as he called on the prime minister to convene a health summit with the premiers a
Hawks to hummingbirds: Study finds roads quieted by COVID-19 fill with birdsong

Hawks to hummingbirds: Study finds roads quieted by COVID-19 fill with birdsong

New research shows that roads and runways quieted by COVID-19 are filling with birdsong instead.
Bus driver in deadly 2019 Ottawa crash found not guilty on all charges

Bus driver in deadly 2019 Ottawa crash found not guilty on all charges

OTTAWA — The lawyers for an Ottawa bus driver charged in connection with a deadly crash in 2019 say their client's acquittal has been a long time coming.
Liberals to face pressure to move quickly on fiscal plan as fourth wave hits economy

Liberals to face pressure to move quickly on fiscal plan as fourth wave hits economy

OTTAWA — The Trudeau Liberals may soon start feeling the pressure to move quickly on spending and tax plans, buoyed by a more optimistic outlook for federal finances and an electorate the parties have said is eager to see more policy-making than poli
Jenica Atwin wins re-election after switch from Greens to Liberals in Fredericton

Jenica Atwin wins re-election after switch from Greens to Liberals in Fredericton

FREDERICTON — It took a couple of extra days to complete the counting, but Jenica Atwin has been re-elected in the riding of Fredericton — this time for the Liberals — by a slim margin of just over 500 votes.

New provincial vaccine passports; climate and the election: In The News for Sept. 22

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 Sept. 22 ... What we are watching in Canada ...