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Mike Mantha, News From The Park

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Golf season is officially over.  Have you ever noticed that for real golfers, as a breed, have a harder time dealing with the offseason...

Trudeau says $542M bound for Indigenous bodies to set up child-welfare services

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OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is sending $542 million to Indigenous groups to help them set up welfare services...

Cases of COVID-19 in Ontario surge despite ‘cautious optimism’

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TORONTO — The number of reported new cases of COVID-19 and related deaths surged in Ontario, authorities reported on Friday, a day after officials...

Federal task force considers a national flood insurance program

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OTTAWA — A new federal task force will look at the possibility of a low-cost national flood insurance program as well as options for...

Provinces push Freeland to delay bump in CPP premiums in economic update

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OTTAWA — Provincial finance ministers have quietly prodded Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland to put a pause on planned increases in premiums workers and businesses...

Health Canada expects first COVID-19 vaccine to be approved next month

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OTTAWA — The chief medical adviser at Health Canada says Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine candidate could be approved in Canada next month. Dr. Supriya Sharma says...

Half of Ontario hospitals in poor state of repair; accountability office says

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A new report finds that almost half of Ontario's hospitals are in a poor state of repair. That's far worse than the situation involving roads,...

Lack of Canadian vaccine production means others could get inoculations first: PM

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OTTAWA — A lack of vaccine-production capabilities in Canada means the United States, Britain, Germany and other countries could have some of their citizens...

Bank of Canada keeping close eye on household debt as pandemic drags on, deputy...

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OTTAWA — One of Canada's top central bankers says the Bank of Canada is keeping a close eye on household debt that were already...

Toronto, Peel enter lockdown, some residents welcome restrictions as cases rise

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TORONTO — Residents in Toronto and Peel Region are expressing support for new COVID-19 restrictions as the two hot spots begin a four-week lockdown...