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Saskatchewan election: Leaders criticize track records in final stretch of campaign

Saskatchewan election: Leaders criticize track records in final stretch of campaign

Saskatchewan's two main political leaders criticized each other's track records Friday as they urged people to vote in the home stretch of the provincial campaign. Election day in Saskatchewan is on Monday.
Majority of international travellers since March deemed 'essential', avoid quarantine

Majority of international travellers since March deemed 'essential', avoid quarantine

OTTAWA — More than 4.6 million people have arrived in Canada since the border closed last March but fewer than one-quarter of them were ordered to quarantine — the rest were deemed "essential" travellers and exempted from the requirement.
Mountaintop coal mine hearings to begin amidst fears of pollution, development rush

Mountaintop coal mine hearings to begin amidst fears of pollution, development rush

A proposed coal mine that would create hundreds of jobs but shear off a mountaintop in one of Alberta's most sensitive environments is to go to a public hearing this week.
Bellegarde wants Brenda Lucki out as head of RCMP

Bellegarde wants Brenda Lucki out as head of RCMP

OTTAWA — The Assembly of First Nations has "lost confidence" in RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki after months of unrest, National Chief Perry Bellegarde said Friday as he called for her resignation.
Canada, Alberta agree on caribou protection deal that gives them years to take action

Canada, Alberta agree on caribou protection deal that gives them years to take action

EDMONTON — Canada and Alberta have signed a deal on caribou protection that gives them years to take action but could allow energy drilling to resume on some ranges.

Trudeau touts vaccine deals as Canada notches new daily record in COVID-19 cases

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is trying to offer Canadians modest hope about progress in testing and vaccine development after Canada notched an all-time high of new COVID-19 cases in a day.

Trudeau walks back pledge to end boil-water advisories on First Nations by 2021

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walked back a promise to lift all on-reserve boil-water advisories by 2021 on Friday, as the First Nation with Canada's longest-standing drinking water advisory learned it needs to wait for more tests before it can turn
Nunavut NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq takes two-month health leave

Nunavut NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq takes two-month health leave

OTTAWA — Nunavut's lone MP says she's taking eight weeks away from work on advice from her doctor. Mumilaaq Qaqqaq says she's been dealing with unspecified health problems in the year since she was elected to represent the northern territory.
Doctor tells jurors he's unable to determine if Raymond was criminally responsible

Doctor tells jurors he's unable to determine if Raymond was criminally responsible

FREDERICTON — A psychiatrist told jurors Friday at the Mathew Raymond murder trial that he didn't have enough information to determine whether the accused was criminally responsible for the killings.
Nunavut's young people 'should be expecting more' from government services: advocate

Nunavut's young people 'should be expecting more' from government services: advocate

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Basic information about young people who have used government services in Nunavut isn't being tracked because of "complacency and a lack of accountability," says the annual report from the territory's representative for children an