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White House says U.S. land borders to reopen to vaccinated travellers Nov. 8

White House says U.S. land borders to reopen to vaccinated travellers Nov. 8

WASHINGTON — The United States will resume welcoming fully vaccinated Canadian and Mexican visitors back across its land borders Nov.
Top military commanders spar over fitness for job of defence chief

Top military commanders spar over fitness for job of defence chief

OTTAWA — An unprecedented tug of war is threatening to break out at the very top of Canada’s military as the two officers to have most recently served as chief of the defence staff have penned competing letters around their fitness for the job.
Closing submissions in B.C. money laundering inquiry include call to work together

Closing submissions in B.C. money laundering inquiry include call to work together

VANCOUVER — Lawyers for the British Columbia and federal governments say the way forward in the fight against money laundering is continued collaboration between governments, law enforcement agencies and regulatory bodies. B.C.
N.B. government employees ordered to stop making Indigenous land acknowledgments

N.B. government employees ordered to stop making Indigenous land acknowledgments

FREDERICTON — Citing a series of legal actions and land claims initiated by First Nations, the New Brunswick government has ordered employees to stop making territorial or title acknowledgments in reference to Indigenous lands.
Canada heading for flu season in the middle of fourth wave of COVID-19

Canada heading for flu season in the middle of fourth wave of COVID-19

OTTAWA — The country could be heading for its first typical flu season since the pandemic began, even as health systems are still battling the fourth wave of COVID-19, Canada's top doctor warns.
Yukon announces mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for a wide range of workers

Yukon announces mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for a wide range of workers

WHITEHORSE — Yukon Premier Sandy Silver says the COVID-19 vaccine will be mandatory for a wide range of workers in the territory starting Nov. 30.
Trudeau to unveil new cabinet Oct. 26, Parliament to return Nov. 22

Trudeau to unveil new cabinet Oct. 26, Parliament to return Nov. 22

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will unveil on Oct. 26 the roster of cabinet ministers who will shepherd his government into a third mandate focused on finishing the fight against COVID-19 and rebuilding the pandemic-ravaged economy.
Meteorite found in B.C. could shed light on solar system's origin says physicist

Meteorite found in B.C. could shed light on solar system's origin says physicist

LONDON, Ont. — A small, angular rock that one Canadian physicist says looks like a chunk of black cheese has the potential to help scientists understand how the early solar system formed. Peter G.
New electoral boundaries strip Quebec of a seat, gives Alberta 3 more

New electoral boundaries strip Quebec of a seat, gives Alberta 3 more

OTTAWA — Elections Canada says Quebec will lose one seat in the next redistribution of federal ridings in Canada. Overall, the number of seats in the House of Commons will increase by four to 342 seats to reflect Canada’s growing population.
Ottawa eyes tasking airport security with vaccine verification for travellers

Ottawa eyes tasking airport security with vaccine verification for travellers

OTTAWA — Airport security agents may soon be screening more than your luggage.