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PHAC head maintains he's bound by law not to release docs on fired scientists

PHAC head maintains he's bound by law not to release docs on fired scientists

OTTAWA — The head of the Public Health Agency of Canada is showing no sign he's willing to release unredacted documents about the firing of two scientists at the country's highest security laboratory — despite the prospect of being publicly shamed in
Public health agency reports spike in confirmed cases of Delta variant in Canada

Public health agency reports spike in confirmed cases of Delta variant in Canada

OTTAWA — The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases attributed to the highly contagious Delta variant jumped 66 per cent in Canada this week. Canada's chief public health officer Dr.
Health Canada proposes ban on most vaping flavours it says appeal to youth

Health Canada proposes ban on most vaping flavours it says appeal to youth

The federal government says it wants to ban most flavoured vaping products in a bid to reduce their appeal to youth. Health Canada put forward draft regulations Friday that would restrict all e-cigarette flavours except tobacco, mint and menthol.
Vaccine deliveries enough to fully vaccinate all eligible Canadians by end of July

Vaccine deliveries enough to fully vaccinate all eligible Canadians by end of July

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's promise of a two-dose fall is looking a lot more like it will become a two-dose August.
Restrictions at U.S. border to remain in place until end of July, Trudeau says

Restrictions at U.S. border to remain in place until end of July, Trudeau says

OTTAWA — Travel restrictions at the Canada-U.S.
Politicians call for investigation over video of Montreal cops arresting Black youth

Politicians call for investigation over video of Montreal cops arresting Black youth

MONTREAL — A video that appears to show a Montreal police officer with his knee on a Black youth's neck prompted renewed concerns over controversial police restraint techniques on Friday.
Canada to welcome 45,000 refugees this year: Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino

Canada to welcome 45,000 refugees this year: Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino

Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino announced plans to expedite applications and increase the number of refugees to Canada at a news conference Friday.
Crown opts for direct indictment for Quebec City Halloween night stabbing suspect

Crown opts for direct indictment for Quebec City Halloween night stabbing suspect

QUEBEC — Prosecutors filed a direct indictment Friday against the man accused in a Quebec City Halloween night stabbing attack that killed two people.

Ottawa to send more help to Kashechewan as First Nation fights COVID-19 outbreak

More help is on the way for a First Nation gripped by an outbreak of COVID-19 in northern Ontario, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged Friday.
Vaccinated youth in Nunavut community to receive $100 gift card

Vaccinated youth in Nunavut community to receive $100 gift card

ARVIAT, Nunavut — Youth in a community that had Nunavut's biggest outbreak of COVID-19 will each get a $100 gift card if they get a jab this weekend.