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Canada could approve first COVID shot for youngest kids this month: feds

Canada could approve first COVID shot for youngest kids this month: feds

OTTAWA — Federal officials say a COVID-19 vaccine for Canada's youngest children could be approved as soon as this month.
Quebec victims group surprised after man gets conditional discharge for sex assault

Quebec victims group surprised after man gets conditional discharge for sex assault

MONTREAL — A crime victims advocacy group expressed concern on Tuesday after a Quebec man was granted a conditional discharge in a sexual assault case, in part because the judge felt a conviction could damage the man's career.
Some Quebec overnight camps are being forced to close due to COVID-19 outbreaks

Some Quebec overnight camps are being forced to close due to COVID-19 outbreaks

MONTREAL — Summer camp season in Quebec has been cut short for hundreds of children who have been sent home due to COVID-19 outbreaks, only a few days after the start to some of the province's overnight camps.
Court martial planned for soldier who criticized vaccine mandate, led march to Ottawa

Court martial planned for soldier who criticized vaccine mandate, led march to Ottawa

OTTAWA — The Canadian soldier who recently led a protest march to Ottawa is now facing a court martial for having spoken out against the federal government’s COVID-19 vaccine requirements while wearing his uniform.
Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly won't shake Sergey Lavrov's hand at G20

Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly won't shake Sergey Lavrov's hand at G20

OTTAWA — Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly says she won't shake the hand of her Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov at a G20 meeting in Bali, Indonesia, this week.
Canada making electric vehicle, battery pitch to Japanese automakers

Canada making electric vehicle, battery pitch to Japanese automakers

OTTAWA — Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne says the convergence of Canada's automotive and mining sectors is working to lure more companies to Canada to make electric cars and the batteries that power them.
Canada first ally to ratify NATO membership bids from Sweden, Finland

Canada first ally to ratify NATO membership bids from Sweden, Finland

OTTAWA — Canada has become the first country to ratify Sweden and Finland's request to join NATO, bringing the two countries closer to full membership.
Freedom Convoy organizer in court and AFN Assembly: In The News for July 5, 2022

Freedom Convoy organizer in court and AFN Assembly: In The News for July 5, 2022

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 Tuesday, July 5th, 2022 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Canada signs $20B compensation agreement on First Nations child welfare

Canada signs $20B compensation agreement on First Nations child welfare

The federal government has signed a $20-billion final settlement agreement to compensate First Nations children and families harmed by chronic underfunding of child welfare on reserve
Canadians donated more than $44M to Liberal, Conservative parties in 2021

Canadians donated more than $44M to Liberal, Conservative parties in 2021

The Conservative Party of Canada raised the most money of any federal party in 2021, bringing in $26.4 million in donations during a tumultuous year that ended with an election loss and speculation about the end of Erin O'Toole's leadership