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Managers shouldn't decide if employee vaccine views are valid: federal unions

Managers shouldn't decide if employee vaccine views are valid: federal unions

OTTAWA — Friday is the deadline for employees in the core federal public service to declare their COVID-19 vaccination status, but unions say there are still many questions about how requests for accommodations will be handled.
Former defence chief Vance's obstruction of justice case to go to trial in May 2023

Former defence chief Vance's obstruction of justice case to go to trial in May 2023

OTTAWA — Former chief of the defence staff Jonathan Vance's obstruction of justice case will go to trial in May 2023.
Jim Carr says he respects Trudeau's decision to drop him from federal cabinet

Jim Carr says he respects Trudeau's decision to drop him from federal cabinet

OTTAWA — Jim Carr says he believes his two-year stint as Justin Trudeau's special envoy for the Prairies helped deliver two extra seats for the Liberals in last month's federal election.
More onions recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination

More onions recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has ordered another expansion of a recall of onions due to possible Salmonella contamination.
Trudeau in the Hague and Panthers coach resigns amid scandal: In The News for Oct. 29

Trudeau in the Hague and Panthers coach resigns amid scandal: In The News for Oct. 29

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 29 ... What we are watching on the world stage ...
Company hires contractor in effort to recover overboard containers off B.C.

Company hires contractor in effort to recover overboard containers off B.C.

VANCOUVER — The Canadian Coast Guard says the owner of a ship that lost 109 containers overboard in stormy weather last week has hired a contractor to try to recover the bins loaded with cargo.
Alberta tables bill to help municipalities recoup unpaid oil and gas property taxes

Alberta tables bill to help municipalities recoup unpaid oil and gas property taxes

EDMONTON — The Alberta government has introduced legislation that it says would help municipalities recoup some of the millions of dollars in unpaid property taxes they're owed by energy companies.
Alberta jobs minister says he only heard rumours before his chief of staff was fired

Alberta jobs minister says he only heard rumours before his chief of staff was fired

EDMONTON — Alberta's jobs minister says he heard rumours about his chief of staff raising a sexual harassment issue which she alleges led to her being fired by the premier’s office.
B.C. Premier John Horgan to undergo biopsy surgery for growth in his throat

B.C. Premier John Horgan to undergo biopsy surgery for growth in his throat

VICTORIA — British Columbia Premier John Horgan said the discovery of a growth in his throat requires immediate biopsy surgery, but he plans to stay on the job.
Publisher cleared of child pornography charges suing Quebec prosecutors

Publisher cleared of child pornography charges suing Quebec prosecutors

MONTREAL — A Quebec publisher acquitted of child pornography charges last year has filed a lawsuit against the province's prosecution service.