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OTTAWA — Canada Post is seeking "clarification" from the federal government about face masks after drawing criticism for refusing to let employees bring their own N95 masks to work. The Crown corporation earlier this week said employees had to use a Canada Post-issued non-medical cloth or disposable medical mask, or they would be sent home. The news prompted criticism from some health professionals and the union representing postal workers. Canadian Union of Postal Workers President Jan Simpson
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Ottawa parents are being told their children born in 2017 who aren't yet five years old, but were able to get a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine earlier this month, will potentially wait several months for a second dose instead of the recommended eight weeks. Children who turned five in 2021 were able to get their first dose before their birthday, but a change in policy this year means children will have to wait until their fifth birthday to get their first dose. The same policy is now in plac
IQALUIT, Nunavut — The City of Iqaluit shut down its water treatment plant Wednesday after the water was contaminated last week with fuel for the second time. The city said a breach in the system is suspected to have caused residents to smell fuel in their water, with breaches detected last week and Wednesday. The city said it is using a bypass system to pump water to residents instead and the entire territorial capital is now under a precautionary boil water advisory. Nunavut's health departmen
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In a time-honoured tradition of Canadian democracy, government regulations become public when they appear in the Canada Gazette. That’s why Ottawa’s proposal to bypass that step is so troublesome.
Former fashion mogul Peter Nygard will remain in custody after a Toronto judge denied him bail on charges of sexual assault and forcible confinement. Nygard, who once ran his international fashion business from Winnipeg, is charged with six counts of sexual assault and three of forcible confinement related to six people in Toronto. Ontario justice of the peace John Scarfe denied Nygard's request for bail Wednesday during a virtual hearing, which Nygard attended over Zoom from the Toronto South D
Total and Chevron said that the abuses had worsened since the military overthrew the civilian government in a coup last February.View on euronews
Cultural institutions joined in civil disobedience Wednesday to protest ongoing Dutch coronavirus restrictions. The Netherlands has been in a tough lockdown since mid-December, which is being met with increased anger from businesses. (Jan. 19)
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — This season was supposed to be Diego Simeone’s chance to firmly establish Atlético Madrid as Spain’s top team and cap his incredibly successful decade as its coach. While Barcelona lost Lionel Messi and Real Madrid had to replace coach Zinedine Zidane, Atlético strengthened its championship squad with the return of Antoine Griezmann and the signing of attacking players Rodrigo de Paul and Matheus Cunha. It looked like the perfect scenario to repeat as Spanish league champ
This adorable baby is the biggest fan of 'The Little Mermaid'! So big in fact that he knows every scene of the movie, and if you don't believe us check out this awesome clip!
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces that some data shows Alberta has reached and surpassed the peak of the Omicron wave of COVID-19, but that does come with a word of caution.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is announcing Thursday it is requiring that non-U.S. essential workers such as truck drivers and nurses who are crossing land borders be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, effective Saturday. The Biden administration first announced in October that effective Nov. 8 it would again allow non-essential foreign visitors to travel from Canada and Mexico into the U.S. across land borders if they were vaccinated. The U.S. land borders with Canada and Mexico had been closed to non-essential travel for 20 months because of COVID-19 concerns.
Peace Arch Hospital's maternity ward will remain open for parents who have pre-existing plans to deliver their baby at the hospital, according to announcement from Fraser Health. The hospital's maternity ward was initially scheduled to close on January 28, with deliveries being re-routed to Langley Memorial Hospital following staffing issues. But Fraser Health says pediatric staff at Peace Arch Hospital and other partners have committed to a new staffing schedule that will allow the ward to stay
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Criminal investigators on Wednesday told South Dakota lawmakers that they didn’t believe the state’s attorney general when he told them he never saw the body of the man he fatally struck on the night of the 2020 crash. Investigators said they doubted Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg's insistence, both in public and in law enforcement interviews, that he initially thought he hit an animal on Sept. 12, 2020, pointing to what they believed were two slips in Ravnsborg's account a
Ontario Premier Doug Ford on Thursday announced that the province would begin lifting COVID-19 restrictions starting on Jan. 31. Restaurant dining rooms, gyms, cinemas, museums and zoos, which have been closed since early this month, can re-open at 50 per cent capacity, and spectator areas of sporting events, concert venues and theatres can operate at half capacity or 500 people, whichever is less.
Seeking a return to normal life, Spain is considering plans to start treating COVID-19 as a regular or "endemic" disease. (Jan. 20)
Si vous aimez visionner ou partager des contenus mettant en vedette des animaux, vous n’êtes pas seul – vous faites partie d’un phénomène culturel plus large appelé l’économie du « cute ».
Black women voters tell The Associated Press they want promises fulfilled on protecting access and voting rights. (Jan. 20)