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Environmental groups keep fighting KXL despite Biden's promise to block pipeline


WASHINGTON, D.C. - Critics of Canada's most controversial cross-border pipeline projects aren't taking their demise for granted under president-elect Joe Biden.

A new report from the U.S.-based Rainforest Action Network says two of them - Keystone XL and Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline - are being “rammed through” in the final weeks of Donald Trump's presidency.

First doses of COVID-19 vaccine to land in Canada next week


OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says up to 249,000 doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine will arrive on Canadian soil by the end of the month, with the first doses delivered next week.

Health Canada is set to approve the vaccine from American-based pharmaceutical company Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech for use in Canada within days.

Canadians Jeff Smith, Matt Campbell learn draw at World Darts Championship


TORONTO - Jeff (The Silencer) Smith will face Keane Barry while fellow Canadian Matt (Ginga Ninja) Campbell takes on Scott Waites in the first round of the William Hill World Darts Championship.

The 2.5-million-pound ($4.3 million) tournament starts Dec. 15 and runs through Jan. 3 at London's Alexandra Palace. The winner earns 500,000 pounds ($868,990).