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Feds couldn't keep up with Indigenous communities' demand for nurses, paramedics: AG

Feds couldn't keep up with Indigenous communities' demand for nurses, paramedics: AG

OTTAWA — The federal government was unable to meet more than half of the demands for nurses and paramedics from Indigenous communities and organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic, says the auditor general in a report released Wednesday.
Half of Canadians have had one COVID-19 shot; Alberta sets ambitious reopening plan

Half of Canadians have had one COVID-19 shot; Alberta sets ambitious reopening plan

TORONTO — More than half of all people in Canada have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, health authorities reported Wednesday, as Alberta charted an ambitious course to lift most pandemic restrictions by early July.
Quebec legislature members unanimously pass motion in favour of provincial flag emoji

Quebec legislature members unanimously pass motion in favour of provincial flag emoji

Quebec's legislature has unanimously adopted a motion to pursue the creation of an emoji of the provincial flag.
Canada announces plans to land a rover on the moon in the next five years

Canada announces plans to land a rover on the moon in the next five years

OTTAWA — Science Minister François-Philippe Champagne says Canada plans to land a rover on the moon in the next five years.
Quebec confirms a young bear captured near Montreal has been euthanized

Quebec confirms a young bear captured near Montreal has been euthanized

MONTREAL — Quebec's Wildlife Department has defended its decision to euthanize a young bear that was captured after being found wandering in a Montreal suburb, as criticism poured in from citizens and an animal rescue group.
No quick reduction of Quebec's police forces or new reforms to anti-corruption unit

No quick reduction of Quebec's police forces or new reforms to anti-corruption unit

Quebec's public security minister says the government won't immediately reduce the number of police forces in the province or integrate the anti-corruption unit into a larger cybercrime squad.
Quebec policing model failing to adapt to modern police work, needs overhaul: report

Quebec policing model failing to adapt to modern police work, needs overhaul: report

MONTREAL — Quebec's police forces need an overhaul so they can better respond to modern police work, which increasingly involves cases tied to mental illness and cybercrime, according to a sweeping new report released Tuesday.
Post-COVID anxiety, future of Ontario grocery jobs : In The News for May 26

Post-COVID anxiety, future of Ontario grocery jobs : In The News for May 26

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 May 26, 2021... What we are watching in Canada ...

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, May 26, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday May 26, 2021. There are 1,365,516 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,365,516 confirmed cases (47,866 active, 1,292,326 resolved, 25,324 deaths).

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday May 26, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 499,352 new vaccinations administered for a total of 21,637,608 doses given. Nationwide, 1,694,908 people or 4.