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Line 5 opponents urging White House to reject Canada's 'audacious' treaty gambit

Line 5 opponents urging White House to reject Canada's 'audacious' treaty gambit

WASHINGTON — Environmental activists in the United States are seizing on Canada's decision to invoke a 44-year-old treaty with the United States as an "audacious," misguided and misleading gambit aimed at short-circuiting Michigan's effort to shut do
Doctors alarmed by loophole allowing sale of used asbestos products

Doctors alarmed by loophole allowing sale of used asbestos products

OTTAWA — Public health advocates and environmental groups say the federal government needs to close a loophole allowing the sale of second-hand products containing asbestos.
Macron wants face-to-face meeting with Trudeau to talk security, China, climate

Macron wants face-to-face meeting with Trudeau to talk security, China, climate

OTTAWA — French President Emmanuel Macron wants face time with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau — soon — and he hopes for more than passing chit-chat on the margins of upcoming summits.
RCMP assess enforcement resources after court reinstates logging injunction in B.C.

RCMP assess enforcement resources after court reinstates logging injunction in B.C.

VICTORIA — The RCMP are reviewing the department's resources following the temporary reinstatement of an injunction against old-growth logging protests on southern Vancouver Island by the British Columbia Court of Appeal. A B.C.
Trudeau joins G20 leaders in pushing Taliban for aid access, respect for rights

Trudeau joins G20 leaders in pushing Taliban for aid access, respect for rights

OTTAWA — Canada joined its G20 allies in pushing Afghanistan's new Taliban rulers to allow humanitarian aid to better reach the country's suffering people.
COVID-19 vaccination certificates with QR codes now available in Nunavut

COVID-19 vaccination certificates with QR codes now available in Nunavut

IQALUIT, Nunavut — People in Nunavut can now get proof of COVID-19 vaccination certificates.
Judge strikes down Maj.-Gen. Fortin's request for reinstatement to vaccine campaign

Judge strikes down Maj.-Gen. Fortin's request for reinstatement to vaccine campaign

OTTAWA — A Federal Court judge has struck down Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin’s request for reinstatement as the head of Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution campaign after he was abruptly removed from the high-profile position in May.
Fortin reinstatement ruling, COVID concern in schools : In The News for Oct. 12, 2021

Fortin reinstatement ruling, COVID concern in schools : In The News for Oct. 12, 2021

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 Oct. 12 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Parents concerned about COVID-19 spread in schools, support mask mandates: survey

Parents concerned about COVID-19 spread in schools, support mask mandates: survey

The majority of respondents in a newly released Canada-wide survey say they are concerned about the spread of COVID-19 in schools and want children and staff to wear masks.
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.