Quebec stops funding to test wastewater for COVID-19

CentrEAU-COVID that tested sewage water was able to detect rising levels of coronavirus in populations up to five days before clinical tests and signal presence of new variants
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Nova Scotia reports 4 new COVID-19 deaths, including man in his 40s
The province also says there are now 73 people in hospital from COVID-19, including 13 people in ICU. The province says there are more than 5,700 active cases in Nova Scotia.
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Canada deploys special forces to Ukraine amid rising tensions with Russia
Global News has learned that a small contingent of Canadian special forces soldiers sent to aid Ukrainian government, plan for potential embassy evacuation should Russia invade.
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Daisy the dog surrendered to Chilliwack BC SPCA after being run over by a car
Daisy has extensive injuries, said Chloe MacBeth, manager at the Chilliwack BC SPCA. She arrived needing urgent care and attention.
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Man in critical condition after Mississauga apartment fire
Emergency crews were called to a building on Webb Drive, near Confederation Parkway, around 6:20 a.m.
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Employees locked inside office tower after single Omicron case in Beijing
The workers were not given any warning that they would be locked down, and COVID control workers brought bedding and pillows to the office.
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B.C. SPCA campaign celebrates Betty White's 100th birthday
White, the beloved TV actress who died on New Year's Eve, would have celebrated her centenary today
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The world left these Afghan women behind. Now they’re fending for themselves.
Educated in a Canadian-funded school, they became Afghanistan’s best and brightest young women. Today they live in fear, abandoned to the Taliban. The post The world left these Afghan women behind. Now they’re fending for themselves. appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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Man attacked on Sunday after leaving Forks public washroom: Winnipeg police
Officers say the victim, a man in his 30s, was visiting the Forks with his family Sunday afternoon at the time of the attack.
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The It List: Canadian brand Knix launches new activewear collection
Toronto-headquartered brand Knix kicked off the new year with a new collection of activewear to get "every body" moving. 
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OPP close Highway 7 between Kaladar and Perth
The highway is closed between Highway 41 at Kaladar and Perth due to winter storm weather conditions that are making the roads treacherous for driving.
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‘Incredibly frustrating’: B.C. gym owners wait to see whether COVID rules will lift or stay
Dance studios, bars, nightclubs, gyms and fitness centres have all been closed since Dec. 22 and many of them have been surviving on government supports.
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Water service to be restored for hundreds of Lavington residents on Monday afternoon
East Lavington residents are expected to have water service restored on Monday afternoon.
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What the Puck: Time for Canadiens to clear air surrounding Carey Price
Star goalie has yet to play a game this season and he hasn't spoken to the media since just after the Habs lost the Stanley Cup final.
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Manitoba records 20 new COVID-19 deaths since Saturday
The province said there were 335 new hospitalizations and 37 new ICU cases last week -- a week-over-week increase of 40.2 and 85 per cent, respectively.
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Quebec insists schools won't cause case surge despite second-wave data
In a letter to parents this weekend, Dr. Mylène Drouin said COVID-19 transmission is lower in schools than in the community.
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Okanagan weather: More mixed precipitation ahead
More mixed precipitation is in the Okanagan weather forecast ahead as daytime highs stay above seasonal through the entirity of the week.
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'Bewildering': Experts dispute Chinese officials' claim that mail from Canada may have brought Omicron to Beijing
Chinese officials have alleged that Beijing's first case of the Omicron variant may have travelled to the city through a piece of mail from Canada, but experts tell CTVNews.ca that the claims doesn't add up.
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U.K.’s wind capacity set for big boost after record auction
The U.K. counts offshore wind as a crucial “home-grown” source of clean electricity that can reduce the nation’s reliance on fossil fuels — and help reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
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Interactive light display coming to downtown Kingston
A series of interactive, illuminated see-saws will be the latest attraction to downtown Kingston. When in use, a sound and light show will take place. 
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Ottawa boy, 8, saves man nearly buried in snow
Ottawa paramedics are thanking an eight-year-old boy for saving an elderly man who was almost completely buried in snow during a blizzard Monday morning.
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Report on defunding Halifax police lists reforms, includes no specific budget cuts
The report for the city's Board of Police Commissioners includes 36 recommendations on police practices, oversight and accountability.
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Winnipeg cops call in bomb squad when grenade found during arrest
Three people were taken into custody at the scene, and a search of the vehicle turned up firearms, ammunition, and a grenade.
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COVID-19: Peterborough area reports 2 deaths, 153 new cases, outbreak at Norwood LTC over weekend
Peterborough Public Health reports nearly 49 per cent of children ages five to 11 have received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
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Regina’s plastic checkout bag banning bylaw comes into effect Feb. 1
Regina’s new plastic bag bylaw will come into effect in a few weeks.
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Canadiens return Ylonen, Harvey-Pinard and Fairbrother to Laval
The reinforcements will be welcome for the Rocket, which dropped a 4-0 decision to the Hartford Wolf Pack at home on Sunday.
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Two-vehicle collision leaves one dead and two others injured: Rosetown RCMP
Rosetown RCMP confirms a serious two-vehicle collision over the weekend that left one dead and two others injured.
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Nova Scotia schools reopen today, but teachers union worries about COVID-19 safety
Nova Scotia Teachers Union president Paul Wozney says the government hasn't done enough to ensure students and staff are protected from COVID-19.
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Police ask for help in locating Winnipeg man last seen in October
Dakota Morningstar Thomas, 27, was last spotted in downtown Winnipeg on the morning of Oct. 24, 2021, and hasn't been heard from since.
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'Pandemic fatigue' has nearly half in B.C. worried about their finances: Poll
A new poll shows 46 per cent in B.C. aren't confident they can cover their living expenses in the coming year — up 10 points from the last quarter
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Alberta Court of Appeal upholds sentence for man who killed Calgary Stampeder
The Appeal Court unanimously dismissed a challenge by Nelson Lugela, who was found guilty in 2019 of second-degree murder in the death of Calgary Stampeder Mylan Hicks.
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Premier Doug Ford helps drivers dig out, gives people rides as massive storm hits southern Ontario
Premier Doug Ford was driving around Etobicoke Monday helping drivers who got stuck and giving people rides after a massive snowstorm hit much of southern Ontario.
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