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Downtown populations climbed faster, though pandemic hampered rate of growth: census

Downtown populations climbed faster, though pandemic hampered rate of growth: census

TORONTO — When Mark Garner looks around downtown Toronto all he sees is growth.

Missing 3-year-old girl from Barrie, Ont., found 'in good health' after Amber Alert

A three-year-old girl from Barrie, Ont., has been found safe in Toronto after an Amber Alert was issued for her Tuesday evening. Barrie Police say in a tweet that the girl was located by Toronto Police and she is "in good health.
More protest arrests in Ottawa, first COVID census findings : In The News for Feb. 9

More protest arrests in Ottawa, first COVID census findings : In The News for Feb. 9

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 Feb. 9 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Canadians less trusting of governments, politicians as pandemic drags on: poll

Canadians less trusting of governments, politicians as pandemic drags on: poll

OTTAWA — There is a noticeable decline in how trusting Canadians are of their leaders and institutions as the pandemic drags on, and it's particularly striking among those who remain anxious or stressed about COVID-19, a new survey suggests.

No winning ticket for Tuesday's $10 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $10 million jackpot in Tuesday's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on Feb. 11 will be an estimated $15 million. The Canadian Press
Alberta starts lifting COVID-19 restrictions, vaccine passport program

Alberta starts lifting COVID-19 restrictions, vaccine passport program

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney says Alberta's vaccine passport will end almost immediately, with most other big COVID-19 health rules gone three weeks later.
Provinces to relax COVID-19 restrictions, say risk assessment lies with citizens

Provinces to relax COVID-19 restrictions, say risk assessment lies with citizens

Alberta,Saskatchewan and Quebec announced Tuesday plans to lift COVID-19 restrictions, saying it will increasingly be up to citizens to assess the risks they face from the virus.
'Procedural fairness' raised in B.C. extradition case over murder: Court

'Procedural fairness' raised in B.C. extradition case over murder: Court

VANCOUVER — A panel of judges in British Columbia's Court of Appeal says important questions about "procedural fairness" have been raised in the case of a man convicted of murder in the United States. John Graham was extradited to the U.S.
The latest on protests against COVID-19 measures in Ottawa and beyond

The latest on protests against COVID-19 measures in Ottawa and beyond

OTTAWA — The latest developments on ongoing protests against COVID-19 restrictions and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government, both in Ottawa and various cities across Canada. All times eastern: 8 p.m.
Tow-truck companies refuse to haul away large trucks gridlocking Ottawa

Tow-truck companies refuse to haul away large trucks gridlocking Ottawa

OTTAWA — All tow-truck companies on contract with the city have refused to haul away the big rigs that have gridlocked Ottawa's downtown for the second week in a row, the city's manager says.
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