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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. There are 454,852 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 454,852 confirmed cases (73,028 active, 368,474 resolved, 13,350 deaths).
Health Canada warns people with allergies to COVID-19 vaccine ingredients

Health Canada warns people with allergies to COVID-19 vaccine ingredients

Health Canada warned Saturday that people allergic to ingredients in the COVID-19 vaccine should forego getting the shots, days before inoculations are scheduled to begin in this country.
COVID infection rate low in Alberta pilot project for international travellers

COVID infection rate low in Alberta pilot project for international travellers

CALGARY — The number of positive COVID-19 tests in a pilot project for international travellers at the Calgary airport and a United States border crossing in southern Alberta has been reasonably low after its first six weeks.
Liberals 'completely unwilling' to hold political parties to account on privacy

Liberals 'completely unwilling' to hold political parties to account on privacy

OTTAWA — A leading expert on personal-information law says the Trudeau government is unwilling to hold political parties to the same level of accountability it is demanding of other organizations in its current revamp of the federal privacy regime.

No winning ticket for Friday night's Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $27 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on Dec. 15 will grow to approximately $32 million. The Canadian Press
Border executive had no worries about officer conduct related to Meng Wanzhou case

Border executive had no worries about officer conduct related to Meng Wanzhou case

VANCOUVER — A former executive with the Canada Border Services Agency says she never had concerns about the motivations or conduct of border officers involved in the examination of Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou, who was arrested at the Vancouve
Officials urge Canadians to stay vigilant amid grim COVID forecasts for the holidays

Officials urge Canadians to stay vigilant amid grim COVID forecasts for the holidays

Authorities are cautioning Canadians against getting swept up in the excitement of the approaching COVID-19 vaccine rollout, insisting that dropping our guards could have deadly consequences as federal forecasts predict the outbreak's death toll coul
'It can no longer be free to pollute:' Updated climate plan includes carbon tax hikes

'It can no longer be free to pollute:' Updated climate plan includes carbon tax hikes

OTTAWA — The federal government has released a $15-billion plan to meet its climate change commitments that includes steady increases to its carbon tax in each of the next 10 years.
Nightmare on COVID Street: Virus-headed party provocateur stars in new Alberta ads

Nightmare on COVID Street: Virus-headed party provocateur stars in new Alberta ads

EDMONTON — Alberta, seeking to heal with hard-edged humour, has launched a COVID-19 advertising campaign starring a fashion-challenged, hard-partying, virus-headed Freddy Kruegeresque super-spreader.
CSIS spies' use of geolocation data may have broken law: watchdog report

CSIS spies' use of geolocation data may have broken law: watchdog report

OTTAWA — Canada's spy agency may have broken the law by using peoples' digital geolocation data without a warrant, a newly released watchdog report says.