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Three more provinces announce plans for COVID-19 child vaccination programs

Three more provinces announce plans for COVID-19 child vaccination programs

Parents in Alberta can start booking online COVID-19 vaccination times for their children on Wednesday as three more provinces announced the rollout of similar inoculation programs on Tuesday.
Some evacuees allowed to return home as British Columbia braces for storm

Some evacuees allowed to return home as British Columbia braces for storm

As some evacuees from devastating flooding in British Columbia were allowed to return home Tuesday, the mayor of Abbotsford said preparations were progressing for another storm that's expected later this week.
Conservatives say all MPs should vote on vaccination mandate to enter House

Conservatives say all MPs should vote on vaccination mandate to enter House

OTTAWA — Conservatives say all 338 members of Parliament should be able to vote on whether they must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter the House of Commons.
TC Energy seeks to recoup costs from U.S. for cancelled Keystone XL pipeline project

TC Energy seeks to recoup costs from U.S. for cancelled Keystone XL pipeline project

WASHINGTON — Pipeline giant TC Energy is formally seeking to recover more than US$15 billion in "economic damages" from the U.S. government following President Joe Biden's Day 1 decision to cancel the cross-border Keystone XL expansion project.
Quebec long-term care homes 'forgotten' in COVID-19 planning, ombudswoman says

Quebec long-term care homes 'forgotten' in COVID-19 planning, ombudswoman says

MONTREAL — Long-term care homes were almost totally forgotten in Quebec's early COVID-19 planning, the province's ombudswoman said Tuesday in a report that called for widespread changes to "humanize" the senior care model in the province.
Woman back in Canada with young daughter after years in Syrian prison camps

Woman back in Canada with young daughter after years in Syrian prison camps

OTTAWA — A Canadian woman who spent more than two years in Syrian prison camps is home from Iraq after fighting Ottawa to get an emergency travel document.
COVID-19 recovery top priority in throne speech, but GG provides little detail

COVID-19 recovery top priority in throne speech, but GG provides little detail

OTTAWA — The continuing threat of the COVID-19 pandemic and the work needed to recover are the undercurrents of Liberal plans for this session of Parliament and throughout Gov. Gen. Mary Simon's first speech from the throne.

Quick Quotes: Party leaders reach to 2021 speech from the throne

OTTAWA — Here are some key quotes from Tuesday's speech from the throne, as well as party leaders' reactions. Speech from the throne, as delivered by Gov. Gen. Mary Simon "Reconciliation is not a single act, nor does it have an end date.
Canada must strengthen critical infrastructure for future extreme weather: Blair

Canada must strengthen critical infrastructure for future extreme weather: Blair

OTTAWA — Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair says the risk of future storms has to be taken into account as British Columbia rebuilds following massive rainstorms and deadly mudslides.
Asylum seekers can use Roxham Road crossing in Quebec again as pandemic ban lifted

Asylum seekers can use Roxham Road crossing in Quebec again as pandemic ban lifted

MONTREAL — An unofficial border crossing in rural Quebec that was used by asylum seekers to enter Canada has reopened after being closed for much of the pandemic.
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