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A parliamentary pile on over national vaccine rollout kicks off new Commons sitting

A parliamentary pile on over national vaccine rollout kicks off new Commons sitting

OTTAWA — The seats were nearly empty Monday as the House of Commons returned in hybrid form, but the opposition was full of fighting spirit over the Liberal government's handling of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Freeland hints at potential hotel quarantines for returning travellers

Freeland hints at potential hotel quarantines for returning travellers

OTTAWA — Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says the federal government is "looking seriously" at tougher travel measures to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, including mandatory hotel quarantines for air travellers returning from non-essential trips
Suspected RCMP secrecy breach fallout upgraded to 'severe': newly released documents

Suspected RCMP secrecy breach fallout upgraded to 'severe': newly released documents

OTTAWA — New documents show Canada’s cyberspy agency was so alarmed by the potential fallout from an alleged secrecy breach by a senior RCMP employee that it revised a damage assessment to “severe” from "high" in the days after his arrest.
'#ScienceUpFirst:' Social media campaign targets COVID-19 misinformation with science

'#ScienceUpFirst:' Social media campaign targets COVID-19 misinformation with science

EDMONTON — Microsoft founder Bill Gates did not create the virus that causes COVID-19 and he is not forcing microchips into your body through vaccinations.
Halifax volunteers latest group to erect tiny shelters for homeless living in tents

Halifax volunteers latest group to erect tiny shelters for homeless living in tents

HALIFAX — A group of Halifax volunteers have become the latest Canadians to begin erecting tiny shelters for the homeless, with two wooden structures going up recently in a gentrifying section of the city's waterfront.
Lynn Beyak, who defended 'good' of residential schools, retires early from the Senate

Lynn Beyak, who defended 'good' of residential schools, retires early from the Senate

OTTAWA — Ontario Sen. Lynn Beyak is leaving the upper chamber three years before her mandatory retirement and defiantly standing by her views on residential schools on her way out.
NDP warns of long delays in equal pay for women in federal pay equity rules

NDP warns of long delays in equal pay for women in federal pay equity rules

OTTAWA — The federal New Democrats say new rules to close a gender wage gap in federally regulated workplaces will take too long to make a difference.
Group: Pakistani Baloch dissident buried amid high security

Group: Pakistani Baloch dissident buried amid high security

QUETTA, Pakistan — A Pakistani dissident and woman rights activist who died in exile in Canada last month was brought home and laid to rest in her home village in the southwestern Baluchistan province under tight security, activists said Monday.

Parliament resumes and a COVID anniversary: In The News for Jan. 25

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 Jan. 25 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Jan. 25, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday Jan. 25, 2021. There are 747,383 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 747,383 confirmed cases (63,668 active, 664,621 resolved, 19,094 deaths).