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Finance Department sees issues with Facebook's digital currency, documents show

Finance Department sees issues with Facebook's digital currency, documents show

OTTAWA — Internal Finance Department documents show officials have deep concerns about the effect of Facebook's planned digital currency on Canada's financial stability.
Denis Coderre says he's running again against Valerie Plante for mayor of Montreal

Denis Coderre says he's running again against Valerie Plante for mayor of Montreal

MONTREAL — Denis Coderre says he's running again against the woman who made him a one-term mayor in 2017.
Final report on deadly Snowbird crash in B.C. flags pilot's actions

Final report on deadly Snowbird crash in B.C. flags pilot's actions

OTTAWA — A report on last year’s deadly Snowbird crash in British Columbia has flagged concerns about the pilot’s actions in the frantic moments before the plane went down in a residential area, and says the Air Force needs to develop better procedur
Dedicated rural transit money to hep fund 'innovative' services, McKenna says

Dedicated rural transit money to hep fund 'innovative' services, McKenna says

OTTAWA — The Liberals are setting aside $250 million over five years in a dedicated fund for rural transit, with the minister in charge saying the cash could be used for innovative on-demand services, not just traditional systems.

Canada's vaccine flood and North Vancouver tragedy: In The News for Mar. 29

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 Mar. 29 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Mar.29, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday March 29, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 146,438 new vaccinations administered for a total of 5,113,757 doses given. Nationwide, 666,554 people or 1.
Observers question new Alberta environment, social, governance job posting

Observers question new Alberta environment, social, governance job posting

EDMONTON — The posting for a new high-level Alberta government job supposed to help the province align with environmental concerns from financial markets seems more about talk than action, observers say.
Canada expecting to receive 3.3M vaccine doses this week

Canada expecting to receive 3.3M vaccine doses this week

OTTAWA — Canada is scheduled to receive a flood of new COVID-19 vaccine doses this week, with around 3.3 million shots due for delivery from different pharmaceutical companies over the coming days.

Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.
Canada's border communities find togetherness in facing pandemic challenges

Canada's border communities find togetherness in facing pandemic challenges

The mayor of a small Alberta border town says semi-trailers rolling through the community serve as a constant reminder of the pandemic's effect on the lives of community members.