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Ongoing protests, arrests at Fairy Creek over logging 'not working,' says judge

Ongoing protests, arrests at Fairy Creek over logging 'not working,' says judge

NANAIMO, B.C. — A British Columbia Supreme Court judge suggested Thursday he will consider new options to address the future of an injunction against blockades by people opposed to logging old-growth trees on part of Vancouver Island.
Leaders' constituency offices charged taxpayer pennies in expenses for photocopies

Leaders' constituency offices charged taxpayer pennies in expenses for photocopies

OTTAWA — As the federal party leaders are promising billions in new spending on the campaign trail, a look at their office expense accounts show what the taxpayers are spending pennies on.
Alberta reaches out on COVID-19 hospital crisis; talks to Ontario on taking patients

Alberta reaches out on COVID-19 hospital crisis; talks to Ontario on taking patients

EDMONTON — Alberta is getting offers of medical help from Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador as it continues to grapple with a COVID-19 surge that could buckle its health system in a little more than a week. Dr.
Saskatchewan to require proof of COVID vaccination to try to increase uptake: premier

Saskatchewan to require proof of COVID vaccination to try to increase uptake: premier

REGINA — Saskatchewan is bringing in a proof of vaccination policy to try to increase the number of people immunized against COVID-19 and to decrease pressures on hospitals. The policy is to come into effect Oct.
Health officials, Herron staff clashed as situation got worse, Quebec coroner hears

Health officials, Herron staff clashed as situation got worse, Quebec coroner hears

MONTREAL — There was tension over who was in charge at the privately owned Résidence Herron care home as a COVID-19 outbreak worsened last year, with residents and their families left on the sidelines, a Quebec coroner's inquest heard Thursday.
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 and fired rounds 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.
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 — Nothing to see here, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau insisted Thursday after the United States and two other major Canadian allies unveiled a new intelligence-sharing agreement in the Indo-Pacific region — one that's prompting questions ab
Goodbye Pfizer, hello Comirnaty: top COVID-19 vaccines renamed in Canada

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

OTTAWA — It's pronounced koh-MIHR'-nuh-tee. Never heard of it? Well, get used to it. It's what Canada will be calling the Pfizer vaccine from now on, at least officially.
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 ...