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Court told Alberta commissioner should continue foreign funding of oil critics probe

Court told Alberta commissioner should continue foreign funding of oil critics probe

CALGARY — A court has been told that a man leading an inquiry into alleged foreign-funded anti-Alberta energy campaigns should be allowed to continue his work because accusations of bias are unfounded and his investigation is in the public interest.
Biden's first priority for vaccines is getting shots into American arms: White House

Biden's first priority for vaccines is getting shots into American arms: White House

WASHINGTON — The White House is making no apologies for prioritizing Americans in its effort to distribute COVID-19 vaccines.
Stricter border controls for travellers to begin Feb. 22

Stricter border controls for travellers to begin Feb. 22

OTTAWA — Tighter border controls will come into effect Feb. 22, the prime minister said Friday, not to punish travellers but to try to keep everyone safe.
Trudeau government poised to introduce new gun-control legislation

Trudeau government poised to introduce new gun-control legislation

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is poised to introduce legislation as early as next week aimed at strengthening gun control.
Former Obama adviser Podesta on Biden's Keystone XL decision: 'He's not going back'

Former Obama adviser Podesta on Biden's Keystone XL decision: 'He's not going back'

WASHINGTON — A senior adviser to two former U.S. presidents delivered a stark message Friday to Canadians hoping for the resurrection of the Keystone XL pipeline: get over it.
Mandatory tests and hotel quarantines set to come into effect: a look at how it works

Mandatory tests and hotel quarantines set to come into effect: a look at how it works

OTTAWA — New quarantine and testing requirements for those coming to Canada are being rolled out in an effort to continue to slow the spread of COVID-19.
A breakdown of Canada's isolation sites as details are revealed on hotel requirements

A breakdown of Canada's isolation sites as details are revealed on hotel requirements

As concerns about internationally identified COVID-19 variants hit closer to home, public health authorities are asking — and increasingly, ordering — people to isolate safely, away from others in their household.
Federal NDP propose doubling gas-tax funding to cities to aid economic recovery

Federal NDP propose doubling gas-tax funding to cities to aid economic recovery

OTTAWA — Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he thinks the federal gas-tax fund that provides cities with cash for infrastructure projects should be doubled to stimulate local economic recoveries.
Snowbirds in pandemic hot seat with Canada's latest travel rules

Snowbirds in pandemic hot seat with Canada's latest travel rules

VANCOUVER — The latest rules for travellers arriving in Canada are ruffling feathers among snowbirds wintering south of the border, while those who stayed home wonder why thousands opted to travel during the pandemic.
More details on new quarantine measures for travellers set to be unveiled

More details on new quarantine measures for travellers set to be unveiled

OTTAWA — The federal government is promising more details on new quarantine rules for incoming travellers today. A mandatory three-day quarantine for air travellers arriving in Canada was announced last month.