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Health officials, Herron staff clashed as situation got worse, Quebec coroner hears

Health officials, Herron staff clashed as situation got worse, Quebec coroner hears

MONTREAL — There was tension over who was in charge at the privately owned Résidence Herron care home as a COVID-19 outbreak worsened last year, with residents and their families left on the sidelines, a Quebec coroner's inquest heard Thursday.
Federal leaders point fingers at each other over Alberta's COVID-19 health emergency

Federal leaders point fingers at each other over Alberta's COVID-19 health emergency

OTTAWA — Federal leaders pointed fingers and fired rounds at each other Thursday over the spiralling COVID-19 crisis in Alberta, each seeking to forge a link in voters' minds between the province's dire health emergency and the others' policies.
Nothing to see here, Canada says of Five Eyes alliance despite absence from sub deal

Nothing to see here, Canada says of Five Eyes alliance despite absence from sub deal

WASHINGTON — Nothing to see here, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau insisted Thursday after the United States and two other major Canadian allies unveiled a new intelligence-sharing agreement in the Indo-Pacific region — one that's prompting questions ab
Goodbye Pfizer, hello Comirnaty: top COVID-19 vaccines renamed in Canada

Goodbye Pfizer, hello Comirnaty: top COVID-19 vaccines renamed in Canada

OTTAWA — It's pronounced koh-MIHR'-nuh-tee. Never heard of it? Well, get used to it. It's what Canada will be calling the Pfizer vaccine from now on, at least officially.
Alberta introduces new rules, passport as COVID puts health system days from collapse

Alberta introduces new rules, passport as COVID puts health system days from collapse

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, facing a COVID-19 crisis that is threatening to collapse its health system in just over a week, has reintroduced limits on gatherings along with elements of a vaccine passport system.
On the campaign trail, new COVID rules in Alberta : In The News for Sept. 16

On the campaign trail, new COVID rules in Alberta : In The News for Sept. 16

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 Sept. 16 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

A look at COVID-19 vaccine certificate programs across Canada

Alberta on Wednesday became the latest province to announce plans to introduce a COVID-19 vaccine passport system. Here's a look at what the provinces and territories have said about their proof-of-vaccination programs, or lack thereof.
Climate change cited as reason to deny injunction extension over logging in B.C.

Climate change cited as reason to deny injunction extension over logging in B.C.

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'The end of years of struggles': Decades-old water advisory lifted for First Nation

'The end of years of struggles': Decades-old water advisory lifted for First Nation

SHOAL LAKE, ONTARIO, CANADA — Angelina McLeod spent most of her life in Shoal Lake 40 First Nation watching her uncles and her father, Alfred Redsky, a former chief, fight for clean drinking water and a better way of life.
Montreal care home doctors worried about staffing, PPE as COVID-19 hit, coroner hears

Montreal care home doctors worried about staffing, PPE as COVID-19 hit, coroner hears

MONTREAL — A doctor who oversaw the care of residents of a Montreal-area care home where dozens of patients died of COVID-19 told an inquest Wednesday she was concerned about the lack of staff and personal protective equipment at the facility as infe