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Vaccination efforts key to economic recovery, BoC says as it keeps rate on hold

Vaccination efforts key to economic recovery, BoC says as it keeps rate on hold

OTTAWA — The economy will go in reverse for the first quarter of 2021, the Bank of Canada said Wednesday as it kept its key interest rate on hold, warning the hardest-hit workers will be hammered again on a path to a recovery that rests on the rollou

Prominent Canadians on the inaugurations of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

OTTAWA — "Canada and the United States have worked side by side to tackle some of the greatest challenges we have faced in our history.
'After a tumultuous year:' Canadians tune in to Joe Biden inauguration amid pandemic

'After a tumultuous year:' Canadians tune in to Joe Biden inauguration amid pandemic

TORONTO — Canadians tuned in Wednesday with a mixture of relief and optimism to watch the swearing in of Joe Biden as U.S. president amid concerns about potential violence south of the border and the omnipresent threat of COVID-19.
'Please don't panic:' Nunavut community under state of emergency after store fire

'Please don't panic:' Nunavut community under state of emergency after store fire

A Nunavut community was under a state of emergency Wednesday after a fire destroyed one of its grocery and retail stores.
U.S. presidential inauguration day and Tory MP's fate: In The News for Jan. 20

U.S. presidential inauguration day and Tory MP's fate: In The News for Jan. 20

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. 20 ... What we are watching ... Canadians will be watching with bated breath as a new U.S.
Expelling Derek Sloan from Conservative caucus not entirely up to Erin O'Toole

Expelling Derek Sloan from Conservative caucus not entirely up to Erin O'Toole

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole wants Derek Sloan booted out of his party's caucus but it's not entirely up to him.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. There are 719,751 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 719,751 confirmed cases (71,055 active, 630,430 resolved, 18,266 deaths).

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 36,473 new vaccinations administered for a total of 651,139 doses given.
Trudeau vows to keep up the fight to sway U.S. on merits of Keystone XL pipeline

Trudeau vows to keep up the fight to sway U.S. on merits of Keystone XL pipeline

WASHINGTON — Canada won't stop trying to convince Joe Biden of the merits of Keystone XL, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau insisted Tuesday, despite reports the U.S. president-elect appears poised to sign the pipeline project's death warrant.
Canadian fashion mogul seeking bail on U.S. charges of sex trafficking, racketeering

Canadian fashion mogul seeking bail on U.S. charges of sex trafficking, racketeering

WINNIPEG — Federal lawyers told a bail hearing Tuesday that they have serious concerns about two of Peter Nygard's former employees who have offered to ensure the fashion mogul follows the rules if he is released.