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Judge denies CSIS request to collect foreign intelligence

Judge denies CSIS request to collect foreign intelligence

OTTAWA — A court has put the brakes on a Canadian Security Intelligence Service request to collect foreign information, ruling a proposed technique would stray beyond the spy service's legal mandate.
Doctors offer duelling views of what it's like to receive an assisted death

Doctors offer duelling views of what it's like to receive an assisted death

OTTAWA — Senators have been presented with two starkly different descriptions of what it's like to receive medical assistance in dying in Canada: a beautiful, peaceful death or a painful end akin to drowning.
Fear that delayed second COVID-19 vaccine dose could lead to new variants 'realistic'

Fear that delayed second COVID-19 vaccine dose could lead to new variants 'realistic'

MONTREAL — Experts say delaying the second dose of some COVID-19 vaccines could lead to the emergence of new variants of the virus — but there's no sign it has happened yet.
Proud Boys and other extreme right-wing groups among 13 added to Canada's terror list

Proud Boys and other extreme right-wing groups among 13 added to Canada's terror list

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government has added the Proud Boys and three other extreme right-wing groups to its list of terrorist organizations as it seeks to tackle the sort of neo-fascism and white nationalism that boiled over in the U.S. last month.
U.S., Europe divided on pandemic response, but expect better results next time: poll

U.S., Europe divided on pandemic response, but expect better results next time: poll

WASHINGTON — People in the United States and parts of Europe believe the COVID-19 pandemic has better equipped their countries to handle the next major health crisis, a new poll suggests.
Doctor has no right to francophone panel, Ontario discipline committee rules

Doctor has no right to francophone panel, Ontario discipline committee rules

TORONTO — A francophone doctor accused of misconduct by Ontario's medical regulator has lost his bid to have his case heard by a French-speaking disciplinary panel. In ruling against Dr.
Vaccines for homeless and WHO team visits Wuhan research lab: In The News for Feb. 3

Vaccines for homeless and WHO team visits Wuhan research lab: In The News for Feb. 3

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 Feb. 3 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 11,575 new vaccinations administered for a total of 987,094 doses given.
'Raising the alarm:' Priority vaccines urged for homeless population, shelter staff

'Raising the alarm:' Priority vaccines urged for homeless population, shelter staff

CALGARY — Advocates say homeless people should get priority to COVID-19 vaccines given how at risk they are to the virus and how much more likely they are to get severely ill if infected.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. There are 786,417 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 786,417 confirmed cases (49,562 active, 716,642 resolved, 20,213 deaths).
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