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Judge rules 16 names in Nova Scotia mass shooting warrants to remain redacted

Judge rules 16 names in Nova Scotia mass shooting warrants to remain redacted

HALIFAX — The names of 16 people who gave statements to police following last April's mass shooting in Nova Scotia will remain redacted, a judge has ruled.
U.S. courts would take 'many years' to resolve Line 5 dispute with Michigan: Enbridge

U.S. courts would take 'many years' to resolve Line 5 dispute with Michigan: Enbridge

WASHINGTON — Courts in the United States would take "many, many years" to resolve the battle between Canada and Michigan over Line 5, the pipeline's operator told MPs Tuesday as he pleaded for a negotiated solution to the dispute.
Five things to know about NACI's new advice on AstraZeneca's vaccine and seniors

Five things to know about NACI's new advice on AstraZeneca's vaccine and seniors

OTTAWA — The National Advisory Committee on Immunization adjusted Tuesday its advice for the use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to say that it can now be given to seniors.
Carve-outs to mandatory hotel quarantine announced for temporary foreign workers

Carve-outs to mandatory hotel quarantine announced for temporary foreign workers

OTTAWA — Temporary foreign workers will no longer be totally exempt from mandatory hotel quarantines imposed on all incoming non-essential travellers, the federal government announced Tuesday.
Ottawa seeks post-pandemic ideas to prepare for next major disaster

Ottawa seeks post-pandemic ideas to prepare for next major disaster

OTTAWA — The federal government is looking beyond COVID-19 to prepare for the next large-scale calamity — be it another pandemic, a tsunami or cyberattack.
Canada, Germany sign green-energy deal in bid to power fledgling hydrogen sectors

Canada, Germany sign green-energy deal in bid to power fledgling hydrogen sectors

OTTAWA — Canada and Germany have signed an agreement to team up on green energy innovation and trade, with an eye to hydrogen as the market for the low-carbon fuel heats up.
Be COVID-19 smart on St. Patrick's Day, officials urge; some tighten restrictions

Be COVID-19 smart on St. Patrick's Day, officials urge; some tighten restrictions

TORONTO — Officials in many Canadian provinces are tightening anti-pandemic restrictions to keep St. Patrick's Day from becoming a COVID-19 super-spreader event.
Erin O'Toole says a Conservative government wouldn't cut foreign aid

Erin O'Toole says a Conservative government wouldn't cut foreign aid

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole reversed his predecessor's position on foreign aid spending Tuesday, saying that if elected, a Conservative government wouldn't cut that budget.
'Disaster waiting to happen': probe finds staff at Montreal nursing home not at fault

'Disaster waiting to happen': probe finds staff at Montreal nursing home not at fault

MONTREAL — A joint investigation by three professional orders into the high number of COVID-19-related deaths at a Montreal long-term care home says management was more to blame than employees.
Half of Canadians want vaccine ASAP and a rare find: In The News for March 16

Half of Canadians want vaccine ASAP and a rare find: In The News for March 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 March 16 ... What we are watching in Canada ...