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B.C. lifting COVID-19 restrictions but not everyone ready to resume usual gatherings

B.C. lifting COVID-19 restrictions but not everyone ready to resume usual gatherings

VANCOUVER — British Columbia is set to lift capacity restrictions on gatherings across much of the province Monday, though some say not everyone will be ready to party like it's early 2020 while still wearing a mask.
Iqaluit staff recommend full rebate for water customers due to emergency

Iqaluit staff recommend full rebate for water customers due to emergency

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Iqaluit residents could get a break on their water bills as they continue to deal with fuel contamination that's prevented them from being able to drink their tap water.
Montreal protesters urge government to allow dance floors to reopen

Montreal protesters urge government to allow dance floors to reopen

MONTREAL — A large crowd of Montrealers held a large dance party on Mount Royal on Saturday to urge the Quebec government to reverse its ban on dancing in bars and clubs.
Minister says pandemic help, including military support, approved for Saskatchewan

Minister says pandemic help, including military support, approved for Saskatchewan

OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says the federal government has approved a request for pandemic aid in Saskatchewan, including military support.
A profile of Manitoba Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Shelly Glover

A profile of Manitoba Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Shelly Glover

WINNIPEG — Shelly Glover thought she had left politics behind when she walked away from Parliament Hill in 2015. Six years later, she is vying for the leadership of Manitoba's governing Progressive Conservatives, who are to make their decision Oct.
A profile of Manitoba Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Heather Stefanson

A profile of Manitoba Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Heather Stefanson

WINNIPEG — Heather Stefanson's bid to lead the Manitoba Progressive Conservatives and take the premier's chair follows a lifetime in and around politics that started as a young girl.
O'Toole's Tories outliers in Canadian politics for keeping vaccination status secret

O'Toole's Tories outliers in Canadian politics for keeping vaccination status secret

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives' refusal to disclose how many of their elected members are fully vaccinated makes them something of an outlier in the Canadian political sphere.
Canadian ski resorts face labour shortage, government slow to issue working visas

Canadian ski resorts face labour shortage, government slow to issue working visas

VANCOUVER — Canadian ski resorts that rely heavily on international workers are steadying themselves for a labour shortage this winter as the visa approval process by the federal government slows.

No winning ticket for Friday's $14 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $14 million jackpot in Friday's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next Draw on Oct. 26 will be an estimated $19 million. The Canadian Press
Canada approves Nunavut's request for military help with Iqaluit's water emergency

Canada approves Nunavut's request for military help with Iqaluit's water emergency

IQALUIT, Nunavut — The federal government is sending the Canadian Armed Forces to help with the water emergency in Nunavut's capital, and the work may include setting up a mobile water treatment plant.