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Canadian David Card one of three U.S.-based economists to win Nobel Prize

Canadian David Card one of three U.S.-based economists to win Nobel Prize

When the phone rang around 2 a.m. telling David Card that he won the Nobel Prize for Economics, the Canadian-born economist thought it was a stunt. But when he saw the phone showing a Swedish number he thought maybe it wasn't a joke after all.

U.S. to accept travellers immunized with vaccines approved by WHO, FDA, says CDC

Canadians immunized against COVID-19 with the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine can visit the United States when new travel regulations come into play next month, but it's not yet clear whether those with mixed doses will make the cut. The U.S.
New LTC standards should focus on the 'qualities of home': survey

New LTC standards should focus on the 'qualities of home': survey

OTTAWA — Residents should feel at home, respected, and safe in long-term care but the current reality doesn't come close, says a survey that will inform new national standards of care.
Toronto Raptors centre Khem Birch says he and his family had COVID-19

Toronto Raptors centre Khem Birch says he and his family had COVID-19

TORONTO — Khem Birch has finally rejoined the Toronto Raptors after recovering from COVID-19.
Invasive wild pigs in national park for first time at Alberta's Elk Island

Invasive wild pigs in national park for first time at Alberta's Elk Island

EDMONTON — One of the most destructive and rapidly spreading invasive species on the continent has been found for the first time in a Canadian national park.
In Montreal's tight rematch for mayor, personality may count for more than policy

In Montreal's tight rematch for mayor, personality may count for more than policy

MONTREAL — Former Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre says he doesn’t want the city’s upcoming municipal election to be a referendum on his personality, but it's not clear if Montrealers will agree.
3 US-based economists receive economics Nobel Prize

3 US-based economists receive economics Nobel Prize

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Canadian is among the three U.
Canada urged to join allies in tougher China stance after Kovrig, Spavor release

Canada urged to join allies in tougher China stance after Kovrig, Spavor release

OTTAWA — The aftermath of Canada's long fight with China over the imprisonment of Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig has spawned a new challenge: whether to join allies such as the United States and Australia in taking a more confrontational stance to
Charge dropped in Ontario man's terrorism hoax case: Lawyer

Charge dropped in Ontario man's terrorism hoax case: Lawyer

OTTAWA — The lawyer for an Ontario man charged with falsely claiming to have committed terrorist acts as a member of the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant says his client is relieved after the charge was withdrawn.
Federal officials rethink wording of markers at gravesites of past prime ministers

Federal officials rethink wording of markers at gravesites of past prime ministers

OTTAWA — It was in late January that vandals so badly scratched out the face of Mackenzie King on an awareness panel by the former prime minister's final resting place in Toronto that a federal agency decided the panel had to be replaced.
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