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The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Monday, March 15

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Monday, March 15

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 6:35 p.m. British Columbia is reporting 1,506 new COVID-19 cases since Friday. Provincial health officer Dr.
Kielburger brothers, MPs battle over WE operations, deal to run federal program

Kielburger brothers, MPs battle over WE operations, deal to run federal program

OTTAWA — Craig and Marc Kielburger accused a parliamentary committee of engaging in a political trial Monday as its members grilled the brothers over WE Charity’s operations, including its since-cancelled deal to run a federal program for student vol
Trudeau offers reassurance on AstraZeneca safety as European countries suspend use

Trudeau offers reassurance on AstraZeneca safety as European countries suspend use

MONTREAL — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered reassurances on the safety of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on Monday as the list of European countries suspending its use due to safety concerns grew.
Quebec, federal governments invest $100 million in Lion Electric battery plant

Quebec, federal governments invest $100 million in Lion Electric battery plant

MONTREAL — A Montreal-area electric vehicle maker says the $100-million investment from Ottawa and Quebec announced Monday for a battery pack assembly plant will help make its fleet less expensive.
Two Quebec nurses suspended after allegedly mocking death of Indigenous woman

Two Quebec nurses suspended after allegedly mocking death of Indigenous woman

MONTREAL — Two Quebec nurses have been suspended without pay after allegedly mocking an Indigenous woman at a public clinic in Joliette, Que., northeast of Montreal.
More than 70 lawmakers call for criminal investigation of MindGeek

More than 70 lawmakers call for criminal investigation of MindGeek

OTTAWA — More than 70 parliamentarians from all parties are calling for a full criminal investigation into Pornhub's parent company following testimony from survivors.
'Eventually, but not for today,' Trudeau says of reopening Canada-U.S. border

'Eventually, but not for today,' Trudeau says of reopening Canada-U.S. border

WASHINGTON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau waved away suggestions Monday that Canada is prepared to explore reopening its shared border with the United States any time soon.
Iroquois lacrosse team aims to make Olympic competition under its own flag

Iroquois lacrosse team aims to make Olympic competition under its own flag

Iroquois Nationals lacrosse star Randy Staats was angry at first, but he now says an international snub of his team only fuelled his desire to play on the world stage.

Vaccine forecast and jab side effects: In The News for Mar. 15

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. 15 ... What we are watching in Canada ... OTTAWA - Call it the calm before the storm.
East Coasters proud of COVID record, but some worry over heavy cost to mental health

East Coasters proud of COVID record, but some worry over heavy cost to mental health

HALIFAX — Atlantic Canada's political leaders have touted the region as an example to the world after the novel coronavirus was repeatedly beaten back by a population that dutifully followed orders to isolate and physically distance.