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Rifle shots fired into home of Nunavut officer while family inside: RCMP

Rifle shots fired into home of Nunavut officer while family inside: RCMP

CLYDE RIVER, Nunavut — Nunavut RCMP say a man is facing several charges after shots were fired into the home of a Mountie. The officer's wife and several children were inside at the time, but no one was hurt.
Former clerk of the B.C. legislature faces charges of fraud, breach of trust

Former clerk of the B.C. legislature faces charges of fraud, breach of trust

VICTORIA — The former clerk of the British Columbia legislature has been charged with four counts of breach of trust and two counts of fraud in excess of $5,000.
No wasted doses: Health officials making plans to ensure no vaccine tossed away

No wasted doses: Health officials making plans to ensure no vaccine tossed away

Some health officials say they are making plans to ensure not a single drop of COVID-19 vaccine is wasted.
Feds detail $100 million pledged to fight food insecurity during COVID-19 pandemic

Feds detail $100 million pledged to fight food insecurity during COVID-19 pandemic

OTTAWA — The federal government will distribute $30 million to Indigenous communities and about $65 million to local organizations across Canada to support food security during the COVID-19 pandemic, Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau said.
Woman alleges RCMP failed to protect her identity as source in homicide probe

Woman alleges RCMP failed to protect her identity as source in homicide probe

OTTAWA — A woman is suing the RCMP over allegations the police force failed to protect her identity as a confidential source in a homicide investigation.
Feds throw support behind development of mini nuclear reactors; action plan released

Feds throw support behind development of mini nuclear reactors; action plan released

TORONTO — Nuclear power is essential to meeting Canada's climate-change goals, and developing portable mini nuclear reactors is a key part of that strategy, the federal energy minister said on Friday.
Champagne says he takes 'no lessons' from China on courting support for two Michaels

Champagne says he takes 'no lessons' from China on courting support for two Michaels

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne is shooting back at China's criticism of Canada's efforts to build an international alliance to free Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor from prison.
Closing arguments in van trial and support for two Michaels: In The News for Dec. 18

Closing arguments in van trial and support for two Michaels: In The News for Dec. 18

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 Dec. 18 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

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 over the weekend.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, Dec. 18, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2020. There are 488,638 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 488,638 confirmed cases (76,310 active, 398,412 resolved, 13,916 deaths).