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How many doctors are there in Canada? Government announces projects to find out

How many doctors are there in Canada? Government announces projects to find out

OTTAWA — The federal government has answered years-long calls from doctors and nurses to tally and research the number of health workers in Canada with a $47 million funding announcement.
Rescue team frees entangled North Atlantic right whale in St. Lawrence

Rescue team frees entangled North Atlantic right whale in St. Lawrence

MONTREAL — A whale rescue team has successfully disentangled a young right whale that was wrapped in fishing gear in the St. Lawrence estuary near Rimouski, Que.
In the news today: Canada to map out defence spending, Winnipeg killer verdict due

In the news today: Canada to map out defence spending, Winnipeg killer verdict due

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed...
Surrey, B.C., police transition deal from RCMP to local force complete, says minister

Surrey, B.C., police transition deal from RCMP to local force complete, says minister

VANCOUVER — A long-running and fractious negotiation process between the British Columbia government and the City of Surrey over which department will police the Metro Vancouver city has ended with an extended cash agreement.
Canada pledges Ukraine aid, plan to buy submarines as NATO spending questions dog PM

Canada pledges Ukraine aid, plan to buy submarines as NATO spending questions dog PM

WASHINGTON, D. C. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged another $500 million in military assistance to Ukraine in a one-on-one conversation with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at the NATO summit in Washington, D.C.
Ontario town votes to become a willing host for a nuclear waste repository

Ontario town votes to become a willing host for a nuclear waste repository

IGNACE, ONTARIO — A northwestern Ontario town has formally decided it is willing to become the site of a deep geological repository for Canada's nuclear waste.
Former Quebec junior hockey players sentenced for sex assault to appeal sentences

Former Quebec junior hockey players sentenced for sex assault to appeal sentences

QUEBEC CITY, Que. — Two former Quebec junior hockey players will appeal their prison sentences for sexually assaulting a minor at a hotel in June 2021 during a celebration of a Victoriaville Tigres championship win.
Local family used swastikas to accuse Quebec municipality of racism

Local family used swastikas to accuse Quebec municipality of racism

MONTREAL — A small Quebec community has been locked in a drawn-out battle for the last two years with a local family that accuses it of being “the most racist city in the world.
Feds invest $15M in health-care AI development through Vancouver tech cluster program

Feds invest $15M in health-care AI development through Vancouver tech cluster program

VANCOUVER — Canada is investing about $15 million toward the development of artificial intelligence in health care that Federal Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne calls a "game changer" for improving the industry's ability to serve patie
Eels writhe on Vancouver airport's tarmac after escaping from Air Canada cargo box

Eels writhe on Vancouver airport's tarmac after escaping from Air Canada cargo box

RICHMOND — It was not quite the 2006 film "Snakes on a Plane" at Vancouver International Airport, but there were real eels — dozens of them — writhing on the tarmac during a recent incident captured on video.
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