Allowing accused criminals to appear remotely among proposed justice system changes

A series of permanent changes to Canada's criminal justice system spawned from the COVID-19 pandemic could be on the way if a new federal bill passes, including allowing accused individuals to appear remotely for certain criminal proceedings.

14.5M Canadians to be immunized by June, updated vaccination timeline shows

The federal government has released an updated COVID-19 vaccination timeline, showing that at least 14.5 million Canadians will be able to be immunized by the end of June with the approved Pfizer-BioNtech and Moderna shots.

Moderna to ship 1.3M doses in March to meet pledge: Anand

While the specific shipment details have yet to be released for next month's Moderna COVID-19 vaccine deliveries, Procurement Minister Anita Anand said Tuesday that Canada will be sent 1.3 million doses in March in order for the pharmaceutical giant to...

One vaccine shipment to Canada delayed by a day due to weather: Pfizer

Today's planned delivery of Pfizer doses has been delayed by one day due to inclement winter weather in the United States, the pharmaceutical giant has confirmed to CTV News.

Feds unveil $15M in funds for 76 LGBTQ community projects

With pandemic-related closures and restrictions limiting the ways LGBTQ Canadians can gather and access community-specific supports, the federal government is hoping a new series of small grants will give dozens of community projects a boost.

Canada’s vaccine procurement strategy ‘second best’: Liberal MP

The parliamentary secretary to Procurement Minister Anita Anand says the federal government has taken the "second best" COVID-19 vaccine procurement approach, given Canada is lacking domestic capacity.

MP removed from Liberal caucus over allegedly ‘dangerous’ accusations about colleagues

MP Ramesh Sangha has been removed from the Liberal caucus over allegedly 'baseless and dangerous accusations against a number of his caucus colleagues,' according to Liberal Whip Mark Holland's office.

Sen. Lynn Beyak announces immediate retirement

Sen. Lynn Beyak has announced she is retiring, effective today.

Trump ‘incited’ extremist rioters at the U.S. Capitol: PM Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is calling out U.S. President Donald Trump over the politically-motivated rioting that took place in the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, saying the outgoing president "incited" the rioters.

Rising cases ‘frightening,’ PM Trudeau says, vows vaccine rollout will ‘scale up’

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the state of the pandemic is "frightening," and is vowing that the number of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines being delivered to Canada will "scale up," in February.