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Judge strikes down Maj.-Gen. Fortin's request for reinstatement to vaccine campaign

Judge strikes down Maj.-Gen. Fortin's request for reinstatement to vaccine campaign

OTTAWA — A Federal Court judge has struck down Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin’s request for reinstatement as the head of Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution campaign after he was abruptly removed from the high-profile position in May.
Fortin reinstatement ruling, COVID concern in schools : In The News for Oct. 12, 2021

Fortin reinstatement ruling, COVID concern in schools : In The News for Oct. 12, 2021

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. 12 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Parents concerned about COVID-19 spread in schools, support mask mandates: survey

Parents concerned about COVID-19 spread in schools, support mask mandates: survey

The majority of respondents in a newly released Canada-wide survey say they are concerned about the spread of COVID-19 in schools and want children and staff to wear masks.
Canadian David Card one of three U.S.-based economists to win Nobel Prize

Canadian David Card one of three U.S.-based economists to win Nobel Prize

When the phone rang around 2 a.m. telling David Card that he won the Nobel Prize for Economics, the Canadian-born economist thought it was a stunt. But when he saw the phone showing a Swedish number he thought maybe it wasn't a joke after all.

U.S. to accept travellers immunized with vaccines approved by WHO, FDA, says CDC

Canadians immunized against COVID-19 with the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine can visit the United States when new travel regulations come into play next month, but it's not yet clear whether those with mixed doses will make the cut. The U.S.
New LTC standards should focus on the 'qualities of home': survey

New LTC standards should focus on the 'qualities of home': survey

OTTAWA — Residents should feel at home, respected, and safe in long-term care but the current reality doesn't come close, says a survey that will inform new national standards of care.
Toronto Raptors centre Khem Birch says he and his family had COVID-19

Toronto Raptors centre Khem Birch says he and his family had COVID-19

TORONTO — Khem Birch has finally rejoined the Toronto Raptors after recovering from COVID-19.
Invasive wild pigs in national park for first time at Alberta's Elk Island

Invasive wild pigs in national park for first time at Alberta's Elk Island

EDMONTON — One of the most destructive and rapidly spreading invasive species on the continent has been found for the first time in a Canadian national park.
In Montreal's tight rematch for mayor, personality may count for more than policy

In Montreal's tight rematch for mayor, personality may count for more than policy

MONTREAL — Former Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre says he doesn’t want the city’s upcoming municipal election to be a referendum on his personality, but it's not clear if Montrealers will agree.
3 US-based economists receive economics Nobel Prize

3 US-based economists receive economics Nobel Prize

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Canadian is among the three U.