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Feds say vaccine passports for foreign travel will roll out in early fall

Feds say vaccine passports for foreign travel will roll out in early fall

OTTAWA — Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino says fully vaccinated Canadians will soon be able to get a government document that will certify their COVID-19 vaccine history for the purpose of international travel.
Three people in hospital after polar bear attack near Nunavut community

Three people in hospital after polar bear attack near Nunavut community

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Three people are in hospital after they were attacked by a polar bear in Nunavut's Baffin region. RCMP said the three were badly injured but were expected to recover.
Canada condemns China after court sentences Michael Spavor to 11 years in prison

Canada condemns China after court sentences Michael Spavor to 11 years in prison

OTTAWA — Federal leaders were united Wednesday in calling for the release of two Canadians detained by China after one was sentenced to 11 years in prison in a case that has put them — and Canada — at the centre of a bitter battle between China and t
Defence minister pushes back on Admiral McDonald's plans to return as defence chief

Defence minister pushes back on Admiral McDonald's plans to return as defence chief

OTTAWA — Admiral Art McDonald is planning to return to his position as commander of the Canadian Armed Forces after military police opted not to charge him following an investigation into his conduct, though the Liberal government does not appear rea
More than 20 million COVID-19 vaccine doses now stockpiled in Canadian freezers

More than 20 million COVID-19 vaccine doses now stockpiled in Canadian freezers

OTTAWA — Canada has gone from being desperate for every dose of vaccine it could get to stockpiling millions of them in freezers across the country.

COVID-19 case confirmed at Nunavut mine, one resident a contact

POND INLET, Nunavut — A worker at a Nunavut mine has tested positive for COVID-19.
Court martial for N.B. soldier accused of serving cannabis-laced cupcakes can proceed

Court martial for N.B. soldier accused of serving cannabis-laced cupcakes can proceed

OROMOCTO, N.B. — A military judge has rejected an application to dismiss charges against a New Brunswick soldier accused of giving cannabis-laced cupcakes to a group of Canadian Armed Forces members taking part in a 2018 live-fire training exercise.
Tories say seniors' income supplement hinges partly on what agency handled their CERB

Tories say seniors' income supplement hinges partly on what agency handled their CERB

OTTAWA — The main emergency benefits lifeline for Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic was in fact two streams processed by two different government bodies, with implications for whether seniors qualify for federal support payments, the Conservativ
China sentences Canadian to 11 years in case tied to Huawei

China sentences Canadian to 11 years in case tied to Huawei

DANDONG, China (AP) — A Canadian entrepreneur was sentenced to 11 years in prison Wednesday in a spy case linked to Beijing's effort to push his country to release an executive of tech giant Huawei, prompting an unusual joint show of support for Cana
Michael Spavor sentenced, Meng extradition hearing begins : In The News for Aug. 11

Michael Spavor sentenced, Meng extradition hearing begins : In The News for Aug. 11

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 Aug. 11, 2021 ... What we are watching in Canada ...