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Provinces revise vaccination timelines as Johnson & Johnson's COVID vaccine approved

Provinces revise vaccination timelines as Johnson & Johnson's COVID vaccine approved

Some provinces are setting out on ambitious accelerations of their vaccine rollouts as Canada expands its stockpile of shots to protect against COVID-19.

Canada's chief public health doctor is hopeful as Health Canada approves 4th vaccine

OTTAWA — The approval of a fourth COVID-19 vaccine and news of accelerated deliveries for another had government officials taking an optimistic tone Friday about the path of the pandemic in Canada.
Proposed federal carbon offset credit regulations raise farmer advocate's concern

Proposed federal carbon offset credit regulations raise farmer advocate's concern

CALGARY — Projects that qualify to sell federal greenhouse gas emission credits to offset industrial carbon taxes will have to have been started in the past four years and go "beyond business-as-usual practices" under proposed regulations unveiled by
All Nunavut communities to get enough COVID vaccine for first doses by end of March

All Nunavut communities to get enough COVID vaccine for first doses by end of March

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut's health minister says all 25 communities in the territory are to receive by the end of the month enough COVID-19 vaccine so every adult who wants a first dose will get one.
What you need to know about Johnson & Johnson's approved single-dose vaccine

What you need to know about Johnson & Johnson's approved single-dose vaccine

Canada added a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine to its pandemic-fighting arsenal on Friday, approving Johnson & Johnson's product a week after it was authorized in the United States.
Trudeau holds firm on premiers' health-care funding demands, COVID-19 aid comes first

Trudeau holds firm on premiers' health-care funding demands, COVID-19 aid comes first

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government will keep its spending focus on emergency aid and won't talk about hiking long-term health-care funding until after the COVID-19 pandemic is over.
Canadian soldier found dead in his quarters in Afghanistan: military

Canadian soldier found dead in his quarters in Afghanistan: military

OTTAWA — A member of the Canadian Armed Forces has died in Afghanistan. The Defence Department says Master Warrant Officer Guy Adam Law was found dead in his quarters at the Canadian Embassy in Kabul on Feb. 25.
Men convicted in Via Rail terror case received fair trial, Supreme Court says

Men convicted in Via Rail terror case received fair trial, Supreme Court says

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada says two men convicted of terrorism offences received a fair trial even though the judge made an error in assembling the jury.
Sajjan aide emailed military ombudsman about allegations days after meeting in 2018

Sajjan aide emailed military ombudsman about allegations days after meeting in 2018

OTTAWA — A newly released email appears to support former military ombudsman Gary Walbourne's assertion that he told Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan about an allegation of sexual misconduct against then-defence chief Gen.
Montreal-area immigration detainees on hunger strike over COVID-19 fears

Montreal-area immigration detainees on hunger strike over COVID-19 fears

MONTREAL — Several men at a Montreal-area immigration detention centre refused food this week to protest what they say are inhumane conditions at the facility and to try and secure their release.