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Montreal man experiencing homelessness dies after night out in extreme cold

Montreal man experiencing homelessness dies after night out in extreme cold

Montreal police say a man experiencing homelessness died after spending the night outside in extreme cold. Police say they responded to a call about a case of possible hypothermia Monday night at an encampment in the city's west end.
COVID cases surge, poll shows support for COVID restrictions: In The News for Jan. 11

COVID cases surge, poll shows support for COVID restrictions: In The News for Jan. 11

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. 11 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Slim majority support government lockdowns, restrictions in response to Omicron

Slim majority support government lockdowns, restrictions in response to Omicron

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests a slim majority of Canadians support the latest round of lockdowns and other government-imposed restrictions as the Omicron variant continue to fuel an explosion in new COVID-19 infections.
Tightening rules for unvaccinated is justified as health system struggles: experts

Tightening rules for unvaccinated is justified as health system struggles: experts

MONTREAL — As Quebec officials consider tightening the rules for the unvaccinated, health experts in the province say expanding the vaccine passport system is justified because of the high number of COVID-19 patients in hospital who have refused to b

Public group wants role in talks over probe into alleged ATCO illegalities

EDMONTON — A group representing residential power consumers wants a seat at any discussions involving alleged illegal behaviour by one of Alberta's main power providers and is asking the regulator to release all information involving ATCO's actions.
Critics stress health system capacity constraints as Trudeau speaks with premiers

Critics stress health system capacity constraints as Trudeau speaks with premiers

OTTAWA — Health experts and government critics are calling on the prime minister and premiers to fix cracks in Canada's health system and improve surge capacity as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
Quebec public health director resigns, cities erosion of public opinion over measures

Quebec public health director resigns, cities erosion of public opinion over measures

MONTREAL — Quebec's director of public health, Dr. Horacio Arruda, tendered his resignation on Monday, citing an erosion in public trust as the province grapples with record hospitalizations during a fifth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A look at the latest COVID-19 developments in Canada

A look at the latest COVID-19 developments in Canada

A look at the latest COVID-19 news in Canada: — Health experts and government critics are calling on the prime minister and premiers to fix cracks in Canada's health system and improve surge capacity as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
U.S. advises against travel to Canada as COVID hospitalizations hit critical levels

U.S. advises against travel to Canada as COVID hospitalizations hit critical levels

Children in Alberta and British Columbia returned to the classroom Monday as surging COVID-19 cases threatened to overwhelm hospitals in several provinces and prompted the United States to advise its citizens to "avoid travel" to Canada.
B.C. court rejects First Nations' petition, but finds fishing rights were violated

B.C. court rejects First Nations' petition, but finds fishing rights were violated

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia Supreme Court judge has rejected a petition from two First Nations that asked for an injunction to force the restoration of natural flows of the Nechako River, which has been diverted for 70 years to generate hydroelect