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Gaining trust: History of Indigenous experiments poses challenge in COVID health

Gaining trust: History of Indigenous experiments poses challenge in COVID health

WINNIPEG — Some leaders and health professionals say they are facing a challenge during the COVID-19 pandemic of persuading Indigenous people to trust a health system that has a history of experimenting on them.
Head of regional health authority where Indigenous woman died removed from post

Head of regional health authority where Indigenous woman died removed from post

MONTREAL — Two months after the death of Joyce Echaquan in a Quebec hospital, the head of the regional health authority that runs the hospital has been removed from his post.

St. Michael's sex assault trial expected to hear of complainant's police statement

The trial of a teen boy accused of sexually assaulting two fellow students at a renowned Toronto high school is set to continue today.
Trump pardon plan and Shatner pushes COVID-19 app support: In The News for Dec. 3

Trump pardon plan and Shatner pushes COVID-19 app support: In The News for Dec. 3

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. 3 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Thursday Dec. 3, 2020. There are 389,775 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 389,775 confirmed cases (67,564 active, 309,886 resolved, 12,325 deaths).
'I saw what I saw,' Indigenous Services minister on truck door arrest in Nunavut

'I saw what I saw,' Indigenous Services minister on truck door arrest in Nunavut

IQALUIT — Federal Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller gave a short response when asked about an investigation that found an RCMP officer did not intentionally hit a young Inuk man with his truck door during an arrest in June.
B.C. premier says province prepared to patch holes in new federal sick-pay benefits

B.C. premier says province prepared to patch holes in new federal sick-pay benefits

VICTORIA — B.C. Premier John Horgan says the province is prepared to fill gaps in the federal government's sick-leave program but needs more information on possible cracks in the plan to help employers and employees fight the spread of COVID-19.
'Canada really sticks out:' Studies show banks not so green on climate change

'Canada really sticks out:' Studies show banks not so green on climate change

International analyses suggest Canadian financiers are oiling the wheels of the fossil fuel industry at a far greater rate than their peers.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 8:26 p.m. Yukon health officials say they're investigating a new COVID-19 case in Whitehorse. Chief medical officer Dr.
Health Canada to make decision on Pfizer vaccine approval soon, feds say

Health Canada to make decision on Pfizer vaccine approval soon, feds say

Canada is drawing closer to making a decision on a leading COVID-19 vaccine candidate, Health Minister Patty Hajdu said Wednesday as the federal government continued to face pressure to deliver on doses amid mounting cases and deaths.