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Alberta's 'Open For Summer' plan was premature: chief medical officer of health

Alberta's 'Open For Summer' plan was premature: chief medical officer of health

Alberta's top doctor says the province's "Open For Summer" plan set the trajectory for a crushing fourth wave of COVID-19, which her predecessor warns is leading to an "acute care system breakdown." Chief medical officer of health, Dr.
Yellowknife schools ordered to close for 10 days as COVID-19 cases grow in N.W.T.

Yellowknife schools ordered to close for 10 days as COVID-19 cases grow in N.W.T.

YELLOWKNIFE — The top doctor in the Northwest Territories has closed all schools in Yellowknife and surrounding areas after a spike in COVID-19 cases.
Dozens of lawyers call for suspension of extradition with France over Diab case

Dozens of lawyers call for suspension of extradition with France over Diab case

OTTAWA — More than 100 legal professionals are asking Canada to suspend its extradition treaty with France over concerns "an innocent man" could face trial there in a terrorism case.
More than 150,000 people in Canada experience 'long COVID' symptoms: report

More than 150,000 people in Canada experience 'long COVID' symptoms: report

TORONTO — More research is needed to understand the so-called "long COVID" condition and the burden it poses on the health-care system, a science advisory group said in a report Tuesday.
N.S. 'family that could' perished at rural getaway they had created this summer

N.S. 'family that could' perished at rural getaway they had created this summer

AMHERST, N.S. — What was to have been a Nova Scotia family's final wilderness outing of the summer to celebrate the third birthday of the youngest child ended in tragedy on the weekend when a fire in their travel trailer killed all six members.
'Blatant attack': Panel of UN experts assails 'regressive' Texas abortion law

'Blatant attack': Panel of UN experts assails 'regressive' Texas abortion law

WASHINGTON — A "regressive" abortion ban in Texas has left the United States in violation of international law, and the Supreme Court — the ultimate guardian of the landmark 1973 ruling that makes it legal — is complicit, a United Nations expert pane
Desmond inquiry: focus of hearings shifts to examination of domestic violence

Desmond inquiry: focus of hearings shifts to examination of domestic violence

PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S. — The complex issue of domestic violence was the focus Tuesday for an inquiry investigating why Lionel Desmond, a former soldier from Nova Scotia, killed three family members and himself in 2017.
Trudeau, O'Toole battle for trust as poll suggests Liberals, Tories tied in support

Trudeau, O'Toole battle for trust as poll suggests Liberals, Tories tied in support

OTTAWA — The two front-runners in the federal campaign laid out their cases for why their opponent was misleading voters, hoping to win electors' trust as a new poll suggests the Liberals and Conservatives are running neck and neck.
Linda O'Leary found not guilty of careless driving in fatal boat crash

Linda O'Leary found not guilty of careless driving in fatal boat crash

Prosecutors failed to prove Linda O'Leary was operating her boat without proper care or consideration for others when it crashed into another vessel in central Ontario two years ago, a judge ruled Tuesday as he cleared her in the fatal collision.
Calgary firm advances new trial, manufacturing of mRNA vaccine for COVID-19

Calgary firm advances new trial, manufacturing of mRNA vaccine for COVID-19

OTTAWA — Calgary-based Providence Therapeutics says it has signed two contracts to have its developmental mRNA vaccine for COVID-19 manufactured in Canada.