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<b>CANADA:</b> Provinces sitting on millions in unspent federal pandemic spending, report says

CANADA: Provinces sitting on millions in unspent federal pandemic spending, report says

Report suggests that federal efforts to stretch the financial impact of those dollars is falling short as many provinces have bucked cost-matching requests
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Gretzky memorabilia among items from permanently closed museum up for auction

ONTARIO: Gretzky memorabilia among items from permanently closed museum up for auction

The online auction is scheduled for Feb. 12
<b>COVID-19:</b> Canada's vaccine deliveries further threatened as Europe mulls export controls

COVID-19: Canada's vaccine deliveries further threatened as Europe mulls export controls

MPs are scheduled to have an emergency debate on Canada's vaccine program tonight
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Civil servant 'betrayed' family with alleged $11-million COVID-relief fraud, documents say

ONTARIO: Civil servant 'betrayed' family with alleged $11-million COVID-relief fraud, documents say

In sworn affidavits, the wife of Sanjay Madan and their two adult sons disavow any knowledge of his alleged scheme, which is now the subject of an unproven civil action against them all
<b>CANADA:</b> Cancel travel plans, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urges Canadians

CANADA: Cancel travel plans, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urges Canadians

Trudeau says a single case imported from abroad is a case too many
<b>ONTARIO:</b> 'You don't want to fall into that three per cent category,' says Toronto ICU doctor

ONTARIO: 'You don't want to fall into that three per cent category,' says Toronto ICU doctor

Before COVID, Dr. Spiegelman says they've never seen patients' oxygen levels plummet so quickly
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Scientists launch social media campaign to counter COVID-19 misinformation

ONTARIO: Scientists launch social media campaign to counter COVID-19 misinformation

The campaign team says in a news release that it emerged from conversations between Nova Scotia Sen. Stan Kutcher and Timothy Caulfield, Canadian research chair in health law and policy at the University of Alberta
<b>COVID-19:</b> Drug users at greater risk of dying as services scale back in second wave of pandemic

COVID-19: Drug users at greater risk of dying as services scale back in second wave of pandemic

Curfews, combined with a more lethal drug supplies, curtailed services, have sent addictions services scrambling to help users across the country as overdoses and death toll numbers continue to rise
<b>WORLD:</b> Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

WORLD: Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

King conducted an estimated 50,000 on-air interviews throughout his 50-year career
VILLAGE ARCADE: NieR:Automata's biggest fans drop thousands of dollars on rare collectible statue

VILLAGE ARCADE: NieR:Automata's biggest fans drop thousands of dollars on rare collectible statue

Square Enix bets emotional connection will compel enough people to buy this gaming collectible. They might be right.