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In Canada, U.S., vaccine 'passports' could be new point of cross-border contention

In Canada, U.S., vaccine 'passports' could be new point of cross-border contention

WASHINGTON — As if the COVID-19 pandemic hadn't produced enough ways to complicate life at the border between Canada and the United States, here comes another: whether or not to require proof of vaccination.
N95 masks start rolling off Ontario assembly line with aim to ensure domestic supply

N95 masks start rolling off Ontario assembly line with aim to ensure domestic supply

OTTAWA — The federal and Ontario governments are hailing the first N95 masks to roll off a domestic assembly line as a step toward better pandemic protection for Canada now and into the future.
Vaccine panel confirms choice to delay doses up to four months in Canada

Vaccine panel confirms choice to delay doses up to four months in Canada

OTTAWA — The National Advisory Committee on Immunization is standing by its emergency recommendation to extend timing of second doses of COVID-19 vaccines up to four months after the first, but says most Canadians will probably only wait half that lo
Climate change group pushes NDP, Green leaders to form election climate alliance

Climate change group pushes NDP, Green leaders to form election climate alliance

OTTAWA — An advocacy group alarmed by the pace of global warming is urging federal NDP and Green Party of Canada leaders to partner in the next general election in hopes of sending more climate-minded candidates to Ottawa.
B.C. and federal governments promise unbroken cell service on 'Highway of Tears'

B.C. and federal governments promise unbroken cell service on 'Highway of Tears'

The federal and British Columbia governments say seamless cellular coverage will be provided along the Highway of Tears by October 2022. Seventy per cent of Highway 16 already has some coverage, but Lisa Beare, B.C.
Singh rejects more extreme NDP policy resolutions, like scrapping military

Singh rejects more extreme NDP policy resolutions, like scrapping military

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is standing by several controversial proposals from rank-and-file party members while rejecting more extreme ones — including a call to abolish the military — ahead of this weekend's policy convention.
Ahead of budget, agency funds skills-training program to buffer against future shocks

Ahead of budget, agency funds skills-training program to buffer against future shocks

OTTAWA — When COVID-19 forced the closure of department stores, Mary Junne Boyco and her co-workers lost their jobs, ending more than a decade of working in the service sector.
COVID hits the young; U.S. weighs Beijing Olympics boycott: In The News for April 7

COVID hits the young; U.S. weighs Beijing Olympics boycott: In The News for April 7

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 April 7 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
With new supply, Ontario should change its vaccination plan, experts say

With new supply, Ontario should change its vaccination plan, experts say

Ontario has done a decent job administering COVID-19 vaccines thus far given its limited supply of doses, but as variants continue to send more younger people to hospital, the province needs to switch up its strategy, infectious disease experts sugge

Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.