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Feds will help First Nations schools guard against COVID-19: Miller

Feds will help First Nations schools guard against COVID-19: Miller

OTTAWA — Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says Ottawa will be there to help First Nations schools protect against COVID-19 following calls for more dedicated funding.
Misinformation online plays role in COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy: Tam

Misinformation online plays role in COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy: Tam

OTTAWA — Canada's chief public health officer is warning against the spread of online untruths about vaccines, as a new survey suggests some Canadians are worried about getting inoculated against COVID-19. Dr.
Leslyn Lewis to run for Tories in next election after losing leadership

Leslyn Lewis to run for Tories in next election after losing leadership

OTTAWA — Leslyn Lewis, who finished in a strong third place in the Conservative leadership race after starting off an unknown, will run for the party in the next election.
Quebec won't ask population to use COVID-19 contact tracing smartphone app

Quebec won't ask population to use COVID-19 contact tracing smartphone app

MONTREAL — The Quebec government says it won't recommend Quebecers download the federal COVID-19 contact tracing smartphone application — at least for now.
'I don't drop the ball': O'Toole promises to fight for West, human rights

'I don't drop the ball': O'Toole promises to fight for West, human rights

OTTAWA — Newly elected Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole said Tuesday that as leader, and as a prime minister, he will stand up for the rights of women and the LGBTQ community, and he intends to apply that fighting spirit to all his files.
Doctors want health care to become top issue in New Brunswick election campaign

Doctors want health care to become top issue in New Brunswick election campaign

FREDERICTON — The New Brunswick Medical Society is calling on political parties to make health care the top priority of the provincial election campaign. President Dr.
Pandemic widens gap between perceived, measured inflation, BoC's Schembri says

Pandemic widens gap between perceived, measured inflation, BoC's Schembri says

OTTAWA — Canadians believe that official inflation measures don't reflect the rising costs they face, a senior Bank of Canada official says, with COVID-19 pandemic further widening the gap between perception and reality.

Evacuation order lifted for most homes after wildfire in B.C. Okanagan

PENTICTON, B.C. — The majority of people forced to flee their homes last week because of a wildfire in British Columbia's south Okanagan region are allowed to return home.
Ottawa giving $82.5M for Indigenous mental health support during COVID-19

Ottawa giving $82.5M for Indigenous mental health support during COVID-19

OTTAWA — The federal government is pledging $82.5 million to improve access and address growing demand for mental health services in Indigenous communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Quebec adaptation of 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' faces backlash from actors and Quebecers

Quebec adaptation of 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' faces backlash from actors and Quebecers

MONTREAL — Quebec's French-language adaptation of the popular American police comedy, "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," is already taking heat before the first episode airs — from one of the actors in the original series.