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‘No basis in reality’: NDP decries Saskatchewan premier’s COVID-19 response

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The Opposition says Premier Scott Moe‘s response to Saskatchewan’s current spread of COVID-19 has “no basis in reality.” The NDP said national data shows that Saskatchewan has had the worst rate of deaths over the last seven days in the entire country as well as the highest rate of …

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Premiers tell Trudeau they ‘want to go to war’ with U.S. over Keystone XL: sources

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced anger from some of Canada’s premiers Thursday over U.S. President Joe Biden’s decision to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline project — including heated calls for punishment that could fracture ties between the two allies. The First Ministers call, which lasted just over an hour, …

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Montreal mayor disappointed with premier’s refusal to grant curfew exemption to homeless – Montreal

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Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante said, she’s saddened by the Legault government’s refusal to exempt people experiencing homelessness from the provincewide curfew. Plante made the comment during an executive committee meeting Wednesday morning. The month-long curfew, in which Quebecers are asked to stay home between the hours of 8 p.m. …

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Vaccine distribution, Washington riots are top topics during Trudeau call with premiers – National

Vaccine distribution, Washington riots are top topics during Trudeau call with premiers - National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the country’s provincial and territorial premiers met via teleconference Thursday afternoon for about an hour — and improving vaccine distribution was the top topic. But they also turned their attention to the recent events in Washington, D.C. “(The prime minister) emphasized the need to …

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Trudeau, premiers to discuss speed of Canada’s coronavirus vaccinations – National

Trudeau, premiers to discuss speed of Canada’s coronavirus vaccinations - National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 7, 2021 7:28 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will convene a virtual First Ministers meeting Thursday, with speeding up …

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Prairie premiers score low approval rating over handling of coronavirus: poll

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A new poll suggests the premiers of Canada’s three Prairie provinces are lagging counterparts from the rest of the country when it comes to how local residents feel they are managing the COVID-19 pandemic. The poll from Leger and the Association for Canadian Studies found 30 per cent of …

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Bil Kelly: More money for health care can come after we flatten the curve – Hamilton

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Canada’s premiers were a disappointed bunch at the end of Thursday’s First Ministers conference. They wanted an immediate commitment from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to increase federal money into the Canada Health Transfer to help the provinces deal with increasing health care costs. They got the commitment, but it …

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Premiers prepare for prolonged battle over increased federal health-care funding – National

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Premiers aren’t expecting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to agree immediately to their demand for at least $28 billion more each year for health care. First ministers are scheduled to meet via conference call Thursday — a long-awaited session that was supposed to be devoted to the premiers’ unanimous call …

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Trudeau sets December date for long-sought premiers’ meeting on health care funding – National

Trudeau sets December date for long-sought premiers’ meeting on health care funding - National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has set Dec. 10 as the date for a long-sought first ministers’ meeting on federal funding for health care, which will also focus on the coronavirus pandemic. Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc has announced the date on Twitter. On December 10th, the PM @JustinTrudeau and I …

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Trudeau unable to answer premiers’ questions on coronavirus vaccine rollout: sources – National

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was unable to provide more details on how a coronavirus vaccine will be rolled out across the country early next year during a call with Canada’s premiers Thursday, sources told Global News. According to several people in various premiers’ offices, Trudeau was reluctant to provide …

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