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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: — A Canadian study suggests the antiviral medication remdesivir could have a "modest but significant effect" on COVID-19 patient outcomes, including decreasing the need for mechanical ventilation by appro
COVID-19 antiviral pill incoming as fifth wave's peak in sight for some provinces

COVID-19 antiviral pill incoming as fifth wave's peak in sight for some provinces

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the first shipment of an oral COVID-19 pill is making its way across Canada but is no substitute for vaccination against the rapidly spreading virus.
Industrial development giving coyotes an edge in wolverine habitat: study

Industrial development giving coyotes an edge in wolverine habitat: study

EDMONTON — Industrial development is helping coyotes move into wolverine country and edge out the rare carnivore despite its fierce reputation, newly published research suggests.
Trudeau promises to support Ukraine as Canadian warship departs for Black Sea

Trudeau promises to support Ukraine as Canadian warship departs for Black Sea

HALIFAX — A Canadian warship departed for Europe and the Black Sea near Russia on Wednesday, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau admitted to fears of a Russian invasion in Ukraine.
Iqaluit water treatment plant shut down over fuel contamination

Iqaluit water treatment plant shut down over fuel contamination

IQALUIT, Nunavut — The City of Iqaluit shut down its water treatment plant Wednesday after the water was contaminated last week with fuel for the second time.
China Mobile presses court for federal info to help fight national security case

China Mobile presses court for federal info to help fight national security case

OTTAWA — A Chinese state-owned telecom firm is pressing for disclosure of federal information to help the company fight Ottawa's order that its Canadian subsidiary be sold or shut down on national security grounds.
Ottawa and First Nations in P.E.I. sign agreement to establish national park reserve

Ottawa and First Nations in P.E.I. sign agreement to establish national park reserve

LENNOX ISLAND, P.E.I. — A pristine chain of islands with white-sand beaches, described as Prince Edward Island's last coastal wilderness, could soon become Canada's next national park.
Quebec unprepared for 1st wave of COVID-19 pandemic, leading to long-term care deaths

Quebec unprepared for 1st wave of COVID-19 pandemic, leading to long-term care deaths

MONTREAL — Quebec health officials were ill-prepared to weather the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, with no coherent emergency plan and a health system that left vulnerable seniors in the lurch, the province's health and welfare commissioner sai
Quebec details plan to capture, fence in isolated caribou herds to protect them

Quebec details plan to capture, fence in isolated caribou herds to protect them

MONTREAL — The Quebec government will deploy helicopters, net guns, specially built traps and tranquillizer darts to capture and fence in animals from two isolated wild caribou herds to save them from dying out, the Wildlife Department said Wednesday
Coast Guard retiring key ocean science vessel, replacement delayed yet again

Coast Guard retiring key ocean science vessel, replacement delayed yet again

OTTAWA — The federal government is being forced to retire one of the Canadian Coast Guard’s important science vessels, dealing a blow to the country’s ocean research capabilities for at least the next few years.