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Federal leaders point fingers at each other over Alberta's COVID-19 health emergency

Federal leaders point fingers at each other over Alberta's COVID-19 health emergency

OTTAWA — Federal leaders pointed fingers at each other Thursday over the spiralling COVID-19 crisis in Alberta, each seeking to forge a link in voters' minds between the province's dire health emergency and the others' policies.
Alberta post-secondary schools cancel in-person classes as new COVID rules kick in

Alberta post-secondary schools cancel in-person classes as new COVID rules kick in

EDMONTON — At least eight post-secondary schools in Alberta are temporarily cancelling in-person classes as they work to adapt to a new range of provincial COVID-19 health restrictions. On-line learning is to continue.
Goodbye Pfizer, hello Comirnaty: top COVID-19 vaccines renamed in Canada

Goodbye Pfizer, hello Comirnaty: top COVID-19 vaccines renamed in Canada

OTTAWA — Health Canada announced the Pfizer, Moderna and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines have been given new names. New brand names for the vaccines have been approved at the request of the drug companies.
Nothing to see here, Canada says of Five Eyes alliance despite absence from sub deal

Nothing to see here, Canada says of Five Eyes alliance despite absence from sub deal

WASHINGTON — The federal government insists a new intelligence deal between three key allies won't diminish Canada's ability to defend its own interests in the Indo-Pacific region.
Alberta introduces new rules, passport as COVID puts health system days from collapse

Alberta introduces new rules, passport as COVID puts health system days from collapse

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, facing a COVID-19 crisis that is threatening to collapse its health system in just over a week, has reintroduced limits on gatherings along with elements of a vaccine passport system.
On the campaign trail, new COVID rules in Alberta : In The News for Sept. 16

On the campaign trail, new COVID rules in Alberta : In The News for Sept. 16

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 Sept. 16 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

A look at COVID-19 vaccine certificate programs across Canada

Alberta on Wednesday became the latest province to announce plans to introduce a COVID-19 vaccine passport system. Here's a look at what the provinces and territories have said about their proof-of-vaccination programs, or lack thereof.
Climate change cited as reason to deny injunction extension over logging in B.C.

Climate change cited as reason to deny injunction extension over logging in B.C.

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'The end of years of struggles': Decades-old water advisory lifted for First Nation

'The end of years of struggles': Decades-old water advisory lifted for First Nation

SHOAL LAKE, ONTARIO, CANADA — Angelina McLeod spent most of her life in Shoal Lake 40 First Nation watching her uncles and her father, Alfred Redsky, a former chief, fight for clean drinking water and a better way of life.
Montreal care home doctors worried about staffing, PPE as COVID-19 hit, coroner hears

Montreal care home doctors worried about staffing, PPE as COVID-19 hit, coroner hears

MONTREAL — A doctor who oversaw the care of residents of a Montreal-area care home where dozens of patients died of COVID-19 told an inquest Wednesday she was concerned about the lack of staff and personal protective equipment at the facility as infe