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NDP wins seat by drawing lots in Yukon, Liberals plan to form minority government

NDP wins seat by drawing lots in Yukon, Liberals plan to form minority government

WHITEHORSE — The NDP won a legislature seat in Yukon by drawing lots on Monday after a judicial recount, but despite the outcome Liberal Leader Sandy Silver says he is ready to form the territory's next government.
Federal Budget 2021: Highlights from Chrystia Freeland's speech and reaction

Federal Budget 2021: Highlights from Chrystia Freeland's speech and reaction

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland tabled the 2021 federal budget in the House of Commons on Monday. Here are some highlights from her speech, as well as quotes from opposition leaders.
Federal Budget 2021: Liberals top up long-term plan for affordable housing

Federal Budget 2021: Liberals top up long-term plan for affordable housing

OTTAWA — The federal government topped up its housing and infrastructure plans in Monday's budget, but held back on an overhaul as homes and cities grow increasingly unaffordable.
Federal Budget 2021: Liberals pledge $30B for child care with eye to reducing fees

Federal Budget 2021: Liberals pledge $30B for child care with eye to reducing fees

OTTAWA — The federal government is diving into the deep end of child care, promising billions in new spending for provinces to create spaces and drive down fees.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, April 19, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, April 19, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 8:30 p.m. ET on Monday April 19, 2021. There are 1,131,773 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,131,773 confirmed cases (88,327 active, 1,019,779 resolved, 23,667 deaths).
B.C. to impose travel restrictions until May long weekend over COVID-19

B.C. to impose travel restrictions until May long weekend over COVID-19

VICTORIA — British Columbia will impose travel restrictions to prevent movement outside of health regions as police set up roadside checks similar to those seen during the Christmas season, Premier John Horgan said Monday as he pleaded with residents
Two COVID-19 cases pop up in Kinngait, Nunavut, unrelated to Iqaluit outbreak

Two COVID-19 cases pop up in Kinngait, Nunavut, unrelated to Iqaluit outbreak

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut is reporting two COVID-19 cases in Kinngait, Nunavut, but the territory's chief public health officer says they're not related to the ongoing outbreak in Iqaluit.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Monday, April 19, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Monday, April 19, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 8:05 p.m. Yukon's chief medical officer of health confirmed a new COVID-19 case in the territory today. Dr.
More provinces announce plans to lower age of eligibility for AstraZeneca vaccine

More provinces announce plans to lower age of eligibility for AstraZeneca vaccine

The race between vaccines and surging COVID-19 variants hit a new gear on Monday as more provinces announced they would expand access to the Oxford-AstraZeneca shot, and Ontario and Quebec partially closed their borders to slow the spread.
Federal Budget 2021: Liberals focus on clean technology for climate spending

Federal Budget 2021: Liberals focus on clean technology for climate spending

OTTAWA — Pushing the private sector to develop clean technology — and heavy emitters to adopt it — is where billions in new money will flow from the Liberals’ 2021 budget pledge unveiled Monday to tackle climate change.