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First Canadian babies of 2021 born as the clock struck midnight

First Canadian babies of 2021 born as the clock struck midnight

MONTREAL — A baby born in a Montreal hospital may have been the first Canadian newborn of 2021. The Maisonneuve-Rosemont hospital said Friday that a boy named Arthur was born precisely at midnight.
Canadian polar bear swims to ring in 2021 with pandemic-friendly charity events

Canadian polar bear swims to ring in 2021 with pandemic-friendly charity events

Crowds are discouraged from gathering as people plunge into icy Canadian waters to ring in 2021, but the pandemic hasn’t frozen the charitable spirit behind the annual events.

Non-dairy topping recalled over milk not declared on label

OTTAWA — Dolson Marketing is recalling a non-dairy whip topping from the marketplace over milk not declared on the label. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the recall impacts customers in Ontario, and possibly across the country.

Alberta politician under fire and solo polar bear dips: In The News for Jan. 1

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. 1 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Experts search for rare Newton book, three copies in Canadian university libraries

Experts search for rare Newton book, three copies in Canadian university libraries

Tucked away in three university libraries across Canada are first edition copies of a book that experts say contains the building blocks of science. Prof.
Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard applies for bail two weeks after his arrest

Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard applies for bail two weeks after his arrest

WINNIPEG — Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard has applied for bail, two weeks after his arrest in Winnipeg under the Extradition Act following his indictment in the United States on charges that he used his influence to traffic women and girls for s

The latest news on COVID 19 developments in Canada for December 31

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (All times Eastern): 6:30 p.m.
Liberals say testing rules for air travellers land Jan.7, urge people to prepare

Liberals say testing rules for air travellers land Jan.7, urge people to prepare

OTTAWA — Anyone arriving in Canada starting Jan. 7 will need to have a negative COVID-19 test before boarding a flight, the federal government said Thursday as the Liberals urged vacationers abroad to prepare.
Feds enlist IBM to help design gun buyback program

Feds enlist IBM to help design gun buyback program

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government has awarded a contract to IBM Canada to support the development, design and implementation of a buyback program for recently prohibited firearms. The contract is worth almost $1.
Quebec changes COVID-19 vaccine strategy, won't hold back doses for booster shots

Quebec changes COVID-19 vaccine strategy, won't hold back doses for booster shots

MONTREAL — Quebec is accelerating its vaccination rollout by inoculating as many people as possible instead of holding back doses to be given later as booster shots.