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Vaccine rules for truck drivers entering Canada come into effect

Vaccine rules for truck drivers entering Canada come into effect

A COVID-19 vaccine mandate for truckers crossing into Canada from the United States came into effect on Saturday, causing "limited delays" at some border crossings and raising worries about future disruptions to the supply chain as the pandemic drags
Former federal NDP leader Alexa McDonough dies at 77

Former federal NDP leader Alexa McDonough dies at 77

HALIFAX — Former federal NDP leader Alexa McDonough, a political trailblazer who paved the way for women in politics, died Saturday in Halifax at the age of 77. Her family confirmed McDonough's death after a lengthy struggle with Alzheimer’s disease.
Update on psychedelic therapy drugs a positive step in mental-health care: experts

Update on psychedelic therapy drugs a positive step in mental-health care: experts

A doctor and a psychologist say Health Canada’s move to allow physicians to request restricted psychedelic drugs for patients as part of their psychotherapy is a positive step toward transforming mental-health care.

CP NewsAlert: Former N.S., federal NDP leader Alexa McDonough dies at 77

Alexa McDonough, the trail-blazing politician who paved the way for women in the field, has died. She was 77.
Canada's public health leaders navigate choppy waters as pandemic drags on

Canada's public health leaders navigate choppy waters as pandemic drags on

MONTREAL — The abrupt departure of Quebec’s public health director last week was further evidence of the rocky road being navigated by the country's chief medical officers as the Omicron wave pushes the pandemic fight toward a third year.
YouTuber funds escape from Taliban of 170 Hazara filmmakers, activists to Canada

YouTuber funds escape from Taliban of 170 Hazara filmmakers, activists to Canada

OTTAWA — A YouTuber who gives investment tips helped fund the escape of 170 Afghans from the Taliban to Canada.
Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly heading to Ukraine over Russian troop concerns

Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly heading to Ukraine over Russian troop concerns

OTTAWA — Canada's foreign affairs minister is heading to Ukraine amid mounting fears of a Russian invasion. Melanie Joly is to depart Sunday for Kyiv on a weeklong trip that will include stops in Paris and Brussels.

No winning ticket for Friday's $17 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $17 million jackpot in Friday's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on Jan. 18 will be an estimated $22 million. The Canadian Press
City of Iqaluit confirms trace amounts of fuel found in drinking water

City of Iqaluit confirms trace amounts of fuel found in drinking water

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Iqaluit resident Kinguatsiaq Kinguatsiaq says he smelled fuel in his water a couple of days ago but assumed it must be something else. "I figured I was wrong because I thought the situation had been resolved," he said.

A look at the latest COVID-19 developments in Canada

A look at the latest COVID-19 news in Canada: — Some Ontario school boards say classes could be cancelled with very little notice if they don't have enough teachers available due to high rates of COVID-19.