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Group of Canadian long-term care operators to enforce mandatory COVID-19 shot policy

Group of Canadian long-term care operators to enforce mandatory COVID-19 shot policy

A group of major Canadian long-term care operators will require all staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 this fall, with those who don't take the shots being asked to go on unpaid leave.
Canadian travellers to United Kingdom not required to quarantine starting Monday

Canadian travellers to United Kingdom not required to quarantine starting Monday

OTTAWA — Canadians travelling to the United Kingdom will not be required to quarantine upon arrival as of Monday, regardless of whether they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Canadian woman stuck in Afghanistan worries she will die as military ends operation

Canadian woman stuck in Afghanistan worries she will die as military ends operation

A Canadian woman stuck in Afghanistan with her parents says she's terrified she will die before she is able to return to her Ontario home and is blaming Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Top doctor's decision to run in federal election criticized by Yukon Party

Top doctor's decision to run in federal election criticized by Yukon Party

WHITEHORSE — The leader of the Yukon Party is criticizing a decision made by the territory's chief medical officer to run in the federal election during the COVID-19 pandemic. Currie Dixon says in an open letter that Dr.
RCMP investigating hack of spy watchdog network involving theft of files, agency says

RCMP investigating hack of spy watchdog network involving theft of files, agency says

OTTAWA — The national spy watchdog says the RCMP is investigating a cybersecurity breach that resulted in the theft of files and the compromise of personal information.

Man sentenced to life for killing woman with hammer in terrorism case

TORONTO — A man who pleaded guilty to the terror-related killing of a Toronto woman with a hammer was sentenced to life imprisonment with no parole eligibility for 25 years.
No charges in case of Montreal-area private care home where dozens died of COVID-19

No charges in case of Montreal-area private care home where dozens died of COVID-19

MONTREAL — A lawyer representing families of several residents of a Montreal-area long-term care home where dozens died of COVID-19 said the fight for justice isn't over, even as the prosecutor's office declined to charge the home's former owners.
Day 12 on campaign trail, Quebec vaccine passport security: In The News for Aug. 26

Day 12 on campaign trail, Quebec vaccine passport security: In The News for Aug. 26

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 Aug. 26 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Cybersecurity experts say Quebec vaccine passport safe, a model for the country

Cybersecurity experts say Quebec vaccine passport safe, a model for the country

MONTREAL — Steven Lachance, a Montreal-based digital security analyst and entrepreneur, says he was worried when the Quebec government announced it would impose a vaccine passport system across the province to reduce COVID-19 transmission.
Canada's last military flight to leave Kabul Thursday, as Monsef admonishes Taliban

Canada's last military flight to leave Kabul Thursday, as Monsef admonishes Taliban

The Canadian military will end its mission at Kabul airport on Thursday, as Liberal cabinet minister Maryam Monsef sparked controversy by using the term "brothers" to challenge the Taliban to protect those left behind.