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<b>CANADA:</b> Rogers Centre owner shelves plans for Toronto Blue Jays' stadium amid pandemic

CANADA: Rogers Centre owner shelves plans for Toronto Blue Jays' stadium amid pandemic

The telecommunications company and owner of the Blue Jays baseball team says its primary focus this year is keeping staff safe and maintaining operations, and it has no update on the status of the Rogers Centre stadium
<b>WORLD:</b> Canada might not compete at international figure skating championships - if they happen

WORLD: Canada might not compete at international figure skating championships - if they happen

The Swedish Figure Skating Association hopes to hold the March 22-28 event in a "bubble" in Stockholm, the organization said on its website
<b>CANADA:</b> Ice-dancers Moir and Virtue among 114 Order of Canada inductees

CANADA: Ice-dancers Moir and Virtue among 114 Order of Canada inductees

Gov. Gen. Julie Payette's office announced the new honourees this morning
<b>CANADA:</b> Black Friday shopping in a pandemic - COVID-19 closes some stores, sales move online

CANADA: Black Friday shopping in a pandemic - COVID-19 closes some stores, sales move online

Retail analysts say some bargain hunters are still expected to shop in brick-and-mortar stores, where possible, in the hopes of snagging a doorbuster deal
<b>COVID-19:</b> Health Canada expects first vaccine to be approved next month

COVID-19: Health Canada expects first vaccine to be approved next month

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is meeting Dec. 10 to consider whether to give the go-ahead to Pfizer
<b>CANADA:</b> CERB recipients should be prepared to pay income tax on payments, experts say

CANADA: CERB recipients should be prepared to pay income tax on payments, experts say

As 2020 comes to a close, tax experts say now is the time to check and see if you might owe any income tax on the emergency benefit money you received this year or face an unpleasant surprise come tax time
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Half of province's hospitals in poor state of repair; accountability office says

ONTARIO: Half of province's hospitals in poor state of repair; accountability office says

Overall, it says about one third is in poor repair
<b>CANADA:</b> B.C. homework assignment asks for 'positive experiences with residential schools'

CANADA: B.C. homework assignment asks for 'positive experiences with residential schools'

Krista MacInnis said she began crying when her daughter asked for help on the Grade 6 assignment
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Survey of university students, faculty suggests online learning has negative impact

ONTARIO: Survey of university students, faculty suggests online learning has negative impact

<b>WORLD:</b> All officials for world junior hockey championship in Edmonton from Canada only

WORLD: All officials for world junior hockey championship in Edmonton from Canada only

The International Ice Hockey Federation says all 10 participating countries approved of this decision