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Alberta keeping COVID-19 measures for another six weeks as cases spike

Alberta keeping COVID-19 measures for another six weeks as cases spike

The Alberta government is walking back its decision to eliminate isolation requirements for people who test positive for COVID-19 after weeks of pressure from local leaders, physicians and families. Dr.
Profs hope 'domino' effect will make vaccine mandates the norm on Canadian campuses

Profs hope 'domino' effect will make vaccine mandates the norm on Canadian campuses

TORONTO — The decisions of several top-tier universities to make COVID-19 vaccination a requirement to return to campus is putting added pressure on holdouts to follow suit, with some professors hoping the moves signal a sea change in higher-educatio
Saskatchewan signs on to federal government's $10-a-day child-care plan

Saskatchewan signs on to federal government's $10-a-day child-care plan

REGINA — Saskatchewan has become the latest jurisdiction to sign on to the federal government's plan to implement $10-a-day child care for families.
Judge allows wrapper as evidence in New Brunswick cannabis cupcake court martial

Judge allows wrapper as evidence in New Brunswick cannabis cupcake court martial

OROMOCTO, N.B.
Leave blueberries for animals, Parks Canada tells pickers on St. John's landmark

Leave blueberries for animals, Parks Canada tells pickers on St. John's landmark

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — People in Newfoundland and Labrador's capital are tossing their plastic buckets in exasperation after a request from Parks Canada to stop picking blueberries on Signal Hill.
Saskatchewan signs on to federal government's $10-a-day child-care plan

Saskatchewan signs on to federal government's $10-a-day child-care plan

REGINA — Saskatchewan has become the latest jurisdiction to sign on to the federal government's plan to implement $10-a-day childcare for families.
Liberals signal plan to keep acting defence chief as Eyre gets promotion

Liberals signal plan to keep acting defence chief as Eyre gets promotion

OTTAWA — Acting chief of the defence staff Wayne Eyre has been promoted in what can only be seen as a signal the Trudeau government plans to keep the infantry officer as commander of Canada's military.
Former federal defence minister Paul Hellyer dies at 98

Former federal defence minister Paul Hellyer dies at 98

Paul Theodore Hellyer, the influential former federal defence minister, has died at the age of 98. Hellyer fell and struck his head on June 19, losing the ability to walk and temporarily losing the ability to speak. He convalesced at St.
Who fires the starter's pistol for an election in Canada? Five things to know

Who fires the starter's pistol for an election in Canada? Five things to know

OTTAWA — It's not like in the United States, where election day occurs like clockwork on the same week every four years — and has since before Canada was a country.
O'Toole seeks intervener status in government's court battle to shield lab documents

O'Toole seeks intervener status in government's court battle to shield lab documents

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole is seeking to intervene in a Federal Court case where the Liberal government is trying to shield documents related to the firing of two scientists from Canada's highest-security laboratory.