Republicans acknowledge Biden’s victory
Turning the page after more than one month after election?
After two years, China says the two Michaels have been indicted, tried
Canada’s ambassador to China Dominic Barton is inspired by how they are coping with their imprisonment.
Premiers’ demands for long-term health funding increase
They want Ottawa add at least $28 billion a year to its annual health transfer payment, but the issue is taking a back seat to the pandemic.
Despite Trump’s venting and threats, Biden’s win is sealed
Victory was locked in Dec. 8 by the so-called safe harbour deadline set by federal law.
Legault calls for police to issue more tickets for COVID-19 violations
Premier wants to send a clear message ”to a small minority of Quebecers” who put the rest of the public’s health at risk.
S&P DJ removing Chinese companies from index after US order
Follows Trump’s order barring Americans from buying stocks or bonds issued by companies owned or controlled by the Chinese military.
Clean energy group outlines path to reducing freight emissions
Pembina Institute calls for a national strategy to facilitate the shipping industry’s transition to zero-emission vehicles.
Canada, Britain sign agreement for post Brexit trade, tables legislation
Liberal government bill to implement the deal in Canadian law introduced in the House of Commons.
Kovrig, Spavor ‘inspiring’ and ‘robust’ in Chinese prison: Barton
Two Michaels were denied consular access to the two men from January to October because of Chinese paranoia about COVID-19.
Crombie leaves Ontario role over proposed environment laws
Contends Schedule 6 would expand ministerial authority on zoning and other potentially sensitive environmental issues.
Environment groups fight KXL despite Biden’s promise to block pipeline
The cite international banks lined up to back the projects as evidence they are far from dead.
Ontario lays out priority COVID-19 vaccine list and rollout
New details on the imminent arrival of the first doses released by the federal government.
First doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to land next week
249,000 doses coming, everything hinges on Health Canada approval.
US diplomats in Cuba with brain injuries likely targeted in energy attack
Report stops short of saying the same about Canadian diplomats, instead leaves open the possibility of other causes.
Contracts for vaccines in development needed flexibility: Anand
Had to be vague about delivery dates because nobody knew if the vaccines would be successful.