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Feds 'only part of the puzzle' in MMIW national action plan: Marc Miller

Feds 'only part of the puzzle' in MMIW national action plan: Marc Miller

OTTAWA — Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says the national action plan on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls is coming soon — but the federal government is not the only player.
August inflation rate holds steady at 0.1%, Statistics Canada reports

August inflation rate holds steady at 0.1%, Statistics Canada reports

OTTAWA — The annual pace of inflation held steady in August as lower gasoline and air travel costs helped offset rising prices in other areas as businesses passed on costs related to operating during the pandemic.
Cabinet meetings wrap up and new Joni Mitchell release: In The News for Sept. 16

Cabinet meetings wrap up and new Joni Mitchell release: In The News for Sept. 16

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. 16 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Death of mother grizzly a 'big loss' for bear population in Banff park: experts

Death of mother grizzly a 'big loss' for bear population in Banff park: experts

Wildlife experts say the death of a mother grizzly bear and her two cubs — including a rare, blond-headed grizzly — in Banff National Park is a major loss to the population. Parks Canada has said that an adult bear was struck and killed Sept.
Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet's spouse tests positive for COVID-19

Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet's spouse tests positive for COVID-19

OTTAWA — The spouse of Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet says she is in self-isolation after testing positive for COVID-19. In a tweet, Nancy Deziel says she was tested Monday after losing her sense of smell.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 15

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 15

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 8:26 p.m. EDT on Sept. 15, 2020: There are 138,803 confirmed cases in Canada.
Air quality improves slightly in Vancouver from U.S. wildfires

Air quality improves slightly in Vancouver from U.S. wildfires

VANCOUVER — Air quality in the Vancouver area has improved slightly but an advisory on smoke that drifted north from wildfires in the United States was still in effect on Tuesday. The advisory was initiated on Sept.
Daughter remembers Vancouver man who died of COVID-19 with memorial

Daughter remembers Vancouver man who died of COVID-19 with memorial

VANCOUVER — The daughter of a man who died of COVID-19 paid tribute to him and other seniors who have lost their lives at a memorial she unveiled in the West End of Vancouver.
Manitoba turns shipping containers into nursing home visitation rooms

Manitoba turns shipping containers into nursing home visitation rooms

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government went looking for a way to quickly set up exterior visitation rooms at personal care homes across the province — something that could keep residents and their loved ones safe during the COVID-19 pandemic but also com
Threat of fall federal election eases as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Threat of fall federal election eases as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

OTTAWA — The threat of a federal election seems to be easing as the Liberal government prepares for a return to Parliament next week amid concerns Canada could already be heading into a dreaded second wave of the novel coronavirus.
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