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Reshaping COVID benefits, Rogers rumble and film set tragedy: In The News for Oct. 22

Reshaping COVID benefits, Rogers rumble and film set tragedy: In The News for Oct. 22

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 22 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

Raw onions recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says red, white, and yellow raw onions from Prosource Produce LLC of Hailey, Idaho are being recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination.
Pfizer will ship millions of vaccine doses for kids as soon as it's approved: Trudeau

Pfizer will ship millions of vaccine doses for kids as soon as it's approved: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says as soon as Health Canada approves the COVID-19 vaccine for kids, Pfizer will ship millions of doses to vaccinate children as young as five.
Alberta inquiry finds no wrongdoing in anti-oilsands campaign despite foreign funds

Alberta inquiry finds no wrongdoing in anti-oilsands campaign despite foreign funds

EDMONTON — Canadian environmental groups were exercising their democratic rights of free speech when they accepted foreign funding for campaigns opposing oilsands development, a public inquiry has reported.
Quebec introduces family law reform, would regulate surrogate motherhood

Quebec introduces family law reform, would regulate surrogate motherhood

Quebec Justice Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette has introduced a bill that would create a legal framework for surrogate mothers.
Mohawk Council of Kahnawake 'repulsed' by politicization of Habs' land acknowledgment

Mohawk Council of Kahnawake 'repulsed' by politicization of Habs' land acknowledgment

MONTREAL — The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake is blasting the Quebec government for questioning a land acknowledgment by the Montreal Canadiens that refers to the unceded territory of the Mohawk Nation.
Quebec Premier François Legault commits to adding 37,000 daycare spots by 2025

Quebec Premier François Legault commits to adding 37,000 daycare spots by 2025

Quebec Premier François Legault committed to adding 37,000 more subsidized daycare spots in the province by 2025, promising that any family that needs a place will be able to get one.
Feds, provinces agree on vaccine passport for domestic, international travel: PM

Feds, provinces agree on vaccine passport for domestic, international travel: PM

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced provinces and the federal government have agreed on a new national vaccine passport for domestic and international travel — and many Canadians already have them in their phones and wallets.
PMO says it will do all it can to ensure all residential school records are provided

PMO says it will do all it can to ensure all residential school records are provided

OTTAWA — The Prime Minister's Office says "to the best of our knowledge," it has provided all residential school records to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation.
Manitoba churches lose court challenge against COVID-19 restrictions

Manitoba churches lose court challenge against COVID-19 restrictions

WINNIPEG — A judge who ruled against seven Manitoba churches that were fighting public health orders says the restrictions were reasonable and necessary to stem the spread of COVID-19.