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Canada to donate 17.7M doses of AstraZeneca and raise money for global vaccination

Canada to donate 17.7M doses of AstraZeneca and raise money for global vaccination

OTTAWA — Canada will donate nearly 18 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to poorer countries, but is keeping millions of extra doses of mRNA vaccines for potential boosters as the World Health Organization is urging more generosity to st
Feds launch tourism fund to help tourism businesses avoid spiral of debt, Joly says

Feds launch tourism fund to help tourism businesses avoid spiral of debt, Joly says

OTTAWA — The federal government is offering easy financing for the country's beleaguered tourism operators, which the minister in charge says should help companies mired in debt.
Canadian military's new plan to fight misconduct includes culture officers, training

Canadian military's new plan to fight misconduct includes culture officers, training

OTTAWA — The acting commander of Canada’s Armed Forces says the military’s new plan to fight misconduct will include posting "culture officers" on warships, developing training workshops with survivors, and launching a restorative justice program in
Bank of Canada names Carolyn Rogers as new senior deputy governor

Bank of Canada names Carolyn Rogers as new senior deputy governor

OTTAWA — Carolyn Rogers, a familiar regulatory face in Canada and abroad, is coming home later this year to become second-in-command at the Bank of Canada.
'It's a crisis': National strategy calls on Canada to tackle Inuit food insecurity

'It's a crisis': National strategy calls on Canada to tackle Inuit food insecurity

A new strategy from Canada's national Inuit organization spells out a plan to tackle food insecurity in Inuit communities and calls on the federal government to address what it calls a national public health crisis.
Ottawa adds national security risk assessments to federal research funding

Ottawa adds national security risk assessments to federal research funding

OTTAWA — The federal government is setting new guidelines that work national security considerations into funding criteria for university research in a bid to shield intellectual property from foreign actors.

Linda O'Leary had 'alert range' of blood alcohol after boat crash, officer testifies

Linda O'Leary registered an "alert range" level of blood alcohol on a breath test taken shortly after a boat crash that killed two people and injured several others, a police officer told an Ontario court Monday.
Fleeing B.C. fires and Canada's rising vaccination rate: In The News for July 12

Fleeing B.C. fires and Canada's rising vaccination rate: In The News for July 12

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 July12 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase and case numbers drop across the country, the provinces and territories have begun releasing the reopening plans for businesses, events and recreational facilities.
Two police watchdogs now mandated to probe domestic violence, experts say more needed

Two police watchdogs now mandated to probe domestic violence, experts say more needed

ST. JOHN'S, N.L.