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Safety won't be compromised for vaccine, Canada's top doctors say

Safety won't be compromised for vaccine, Canada's top doctors say

OTTAWA — Canada will not cut corners to get a vaccine candidate for COVID-19 approved, the country's chief public health officer said Tuesday. As news emerged that Russia had approved the world's first such vaccine, Dr.
Canada must move quickly to stand up for democracy in Hong Kong, activists say

Canada must move quickly to stand up for democracy in Hong Kong, activists say

OTTAWA — Canada must swiftly censure China's ruling Communist Party over its crackdown on democracy in Hong Kong, activists told MPs studying Ottawa's fractious relationship with Beijing.
Scrutiny of WE Charity focused on ability to deliver grant program: PCO clerk

Scrutiny of WE Charity focused on ability to deliver grant program: PCO clerk

OTTAWA — Canada's top public servant says federal officials did not probe the WE organization's financial situation or governance structure when doing homework on a deal with the charity to administer a pandemic grant program for student volunteers.
Calgary Flames postpone 50/50 raffle due to "unforeseen circumstances"

Calgary Flames postpone 50/50 raffle due to "unforeseen circumstances"

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames have temporarily halted their online 50/50 game-day raffle due to "unforeseen circumstances." The National Hockey League team announced the move Tuesday in an email sent to season ticket holders.
'Not a random attack:' Man charged with killing doctor at Alberta medical clinic

'Not a random attack:' Man charged with killing doctor at Alberta medical clinic

RED DEER, Alta. — A man accused of killing a family doctor had a plan and a target in mind when he showed up at a walk-in clinic in central Alberta, RCMP said Tuesday. Deng Mabiour of Red Deer, Alta.
N.L. COVID-19 travel ban arbitrary, violates mobility rights, courtroom told

N.L. COVID-19 travel ban arbitrary, violates mobility rights, courtroom told

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Lawyers contesting Newfoundland and Labrador's travel ban say the policy is arbitrary and violates mobility rights guaranteed in the charter.
N.B. premier says snap election coming if opposition won't sign 'stability' deal

N.B. premier says snap election coming if opposition won't sign 'stability' deal

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's premier says he's willing to call an election as early as next week if opposition parties refuse a deal to keep his minority government in power until the fall of 2022, or until the COVID-19 pandemic is over.

U.S., Canadian authorities warn against annual 'Float Down' near Sarnia, Ont.

Authorities on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border are warning people not to participate in an annual tubing party this Sunday on the river that separates Sarnia, Ont., from Port Huron, Mich.
Quebec rights body says failures in child protection system preceded girl's death

Quebec rights body says failures in child protection system preceded girl's death

MONTREAL — An investigation by Quebec's human rights commission into the death of a seven-year-old girl in Granby, Que., last year has identified failures at all stages of the clinical and legal process designed to protect her.

Appeal court upholds immigration detention rules, rejects call for time limits

TORONTO — Canada's rules for detaining foreigners who can't be deported quickly are constitutional, the Federal Court of Appeal has found, rejecting an argument there should be time limits for detention in immigration cases like there are for crimina