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Premiers urge Trudeau to meet with them ASAP on health-care funding

Premiers urge Trudeau to meet with them ASAP on health-care funding

Premiers from all the provinces and territories are part of a group called the Council of the Federation, and they held a postelection meeting by phone Thursday to discuss their need for more money
Ford lashes out at justice system after man accused in a cop's death granted bail

Ford lashes out at justice system after man accused in a cop's death granted bail

Umar Zameer faces one count of first-degree murder in the death of Const. Jeffrey Northrup
<b>OPINION:</b> Worker shortage? Or poor work conditions? Here’s what’s really vexing Canadian restaurants

OPINION: Worker shortage? Or poor work conditions? Here’s what’s really vexing Canadian restaurants

A recent survey by Restaurants Canada found that 80 per cent of food service operators were finding it difficult to hire kitchen staff
<b>CANADA:</b> Environment groups say all parties now firmly behind strong action on climate change

CANADA: Environment groups say all parties now firmly behind strong action on climate change

'95 per cent of Canadians voted for climate action (this election),' executive director of Environmental Defence says
<b>WORLD:</b> UN health agency sets higher, tougher bar for air quality

WORLD: UN health agency sets higher, tougher bar for air quality

According to the agency, 90 per cent of the world’s people already live in areas with at least one particularly harmful type of pollutant
Canada paused COVID-19 vaccine deliveries as supply far exceeds demand

Canada paused COVID-19 vaccine deliveries as supply far exceeds demand

Canada was to get 95 million doses of vaccine from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna by the end of September, but is about 20 million doses shy of that as of Wednesday
Federal leaders face postelection questions about their futures

Federal leaders face postelection questions about their futures

It was a political landscape virtually unchanged from mid-August, when Trudeau pulled the plug only two years into his minority mandate and sent Canadians to the polls in the hopes of riding a post-vaccine campaign high to secure a majority
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Ford urges patience with proof-of-vaccination system as Ontario policy takes effect

BEYOND LOCAL: Ford urges patience with proof-of-vaccination system as Ontario policy takes effect

Proof of vaccination and government identification will be needed to access some high risk settings, including restaurants, gyms and event venues.
O'Toole triggers campaign review after loss, saying no one more disappointed than him

O'Toole triggers campaign review after loss, saying no one more disappointed than him

No further details were provided about what the review would examine or its parameters
White House plan to allow foreign visitors silent on easing Canada-U.S. restrictions

White House plan to allow foreign visitors silent on easing Canada-U.S. restrictions

WASHINGTON — The White House overhauled some of its international travel restrictions Monday, but left in place a controversial ban on travel across the Canada-U.S.