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Montreal-area ambulance paramedics announce strike; say medical care to be maintained

Montreal-area ambulance paramedics announce strike; say medical care to be maintained

MONTREAL — The union representing ambulance paramedics in the Montreal and Laval areas says just over 1,000 of its members will be on strike as of midnight.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 2:15 p.m. Manitoba is reporting seven new deaths of people with COVID-19.
'No such thing as impossible:' Nunavut MP reflects on time in Parliament

'No such thing as impossible:' Nunavut MP reflects on time in Parliament

Sitting in her Ottawa apartment on a hot morning, Mumilaaq Qaqqaq thinks about her grandparents, who, like most Nunavut Inuit of their generation, grew up on the land.

Ontario ticket holder wins Saturday's $9.4 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — A lucky lottery player somewhere in Ontario is holding the winning ticket for Saturday's $9.4 million jackpot.
Indigenous child-welfare battle heads to court despite calls for Ottawa to drop cases

Indigenous child-welfare battle heads to court despite calls for Ottawa to drop cases

Ottawa’s controversial legal challenge of a pair of rulings involving First Nations children torn from their families by a chronically underfunded childcare system heads to Federal Court Monday, despite repeated calls for the cases to be dropped in t
Advocates call for more rights for migrant workers amid deaths on the job

Advocates call for more rights for migrant workers amid deaths on the job

It’s dawn in Batangas, a city more than a hundred kilometres north of the Philippine capital city of Manila, when Eric Gutierrez recalls memories of his college best friend Efren Reyes.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on June 13, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on June 13, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Sunday June 13, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 398,766 new vaccinations administered for a total of 28,624,871 doses given.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for June 13, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for June 13, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Sunday June 13, 2021. There are 1,401,006 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,401,006 confirmed cases (17,599 active, 1,357,493 resolved, 25,914 deaths).
'Ideal RCMP member:' Constable killed during traffic stop in rural Saskatchewan

'Ideal RCMP member:' Constable killed during traffic stop in rural Saskatchewan

A 26-year-old RCMP constable hailed as a model officer was struck and killed by a truck he pulled over in rural Saskatchewan on Saturday, sending shock waves through his tight-knit policing community and the small town where he died. Const.
Alberta launches COVID vaccine lottery with million-dollar prizes to encourage uptake

Alberta launches COVID vaccine lottery with million-dollar prizes to encourage uptake

EDMONTON — Alberta is launching a multimillion-dollar lottery in a bid to encourage more residents to get a COVID-19 vaccine.