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Permanent fishway to be built at Fraser River landslide: Fisheries and Oceans

Permanent fishway to be built at Fraser River landslide: Fisheries and Oceans

VANCOUVER — Fisheries and Oceans Canada has awarded a contract that would see a permanent fishway built to help fish migrate past a massive landslide on a remote stretch of British Columbia's Fraser River.
Canada and Britain sign agreement for post-Brexit trade, tables legislation

Canada and Britain sign agreement for post-Brexit trade, tables legislation

OTTAWA — Canada and Britain say they've signed a deal to keep trade flowing smoothly after the U.K. leaves the European Union at the end of the year.
Bank of Canada warns of bumpy economic start to 2021 despite vaccine rollout

Bank of Canada warns of bumpy economic start to 2021 despite vaccine rollout

OTTAWA — Positive news about vaccine delivery won't be enough to give the economy a shot in the arm to start 2021, the Bank of Canada said Wednesday as it kept its key interest rate on hold and warned rising COVID-19 cases in Canada will weigh on nea
COVID-19 detected in Yellowknife wastewater, some people asked to get tested

COVID-19 detected in Yellowknife wastewater, some people asked to get tested

The government of the Northwest Territories says it has found COVID-19 in wastewater in Yellowknife. The N.W.T.'s chief public health officer, Dr. Kami Kandola, says this means there is likely an undetected case of COVID-19 in the capital.
Program to give residency to 'guardian angel' asylum-seekers to open next week

Program to give residency to 'guardian angel' asylum-seekers to open next week

OTTAWA — Some asylum-seekers who toiled on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis earlier this year will be able to apply for permanent residency in Canada beginning Dec. 14.
U.S. election, coronavirus among the top trending Google searches in Canada this year

U.S. election, coronavirus among the top trending Google searches in Canada this year

Google Canada says the U.S. election was the top trending search by Canadians on its platform this year.
Interest rate announcement and Lou Marsh winners: In The News for Dec. 9

Interest rate announcement and Lou Marsh winners: In The News for Dec. 9

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. 9 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, Dec. 9

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020. There are 429,035 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 429,035 confirmed cases (71,968 active, 344,200 resolved, 12,867 deaths).
Federal tourism efforts to focus on going local to help hard-hit sector, Joly says

Federal tourism efforts to focus on going local to help hard-hit sector, Joly says

OTTAWA — Economic Development Minister Mélanie Joly says federal marketing strategies might need to shift away from attracting foreign visitors to Canada for the foreseeable future, as COVID-19 keeps suppressing travel.
Lametti plans public consultation on promised criminal conviction review commission

Lametti plans public consultation on promised criminal conviction review commission

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is poised to consult Canadians on how to go about creating an independent commission to review possible wrongful convictions for criminal offences.