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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.
Canada's unfair extradition system needs major reform: legal and human rights experts

Canada's unfair extradition system needs major reform: legal and human rights experts

OTTAWA — Canada's extradition laws need a thorough overhaul to ensure fairness, transparency, and a balance between a desire for administrative efficiency and crucial constitutional protections, say legal and human rights experts.
With hours before deadline, Liberals reshape pandemic aid to businesses, workers

With hours before deadline, Liberals reshape pandemic aid to businesses, workers

OTTAWA — The federal government has unveiled a $7-billion redesign of pandemic aid for businesses and individuals that kicks in Sunday, which would cut support to almost 900,000 workers and potentially put thousands of jobs at risk in the near-term.
Ancient solar storm helped pinpoint the exact date Vikings settled in Newfoundland

Ancient solar storm helped pinpoint the exact date Vikings settled in Newfoundland

HALIFAX — A groundbreaking study has confirmed Vikings had settled in a remote corner of northern Newfoundland by AD 1021, establishing for the first time a precise date for the earliest European habitation in the Americas — exactly 1,000 years ago.
Unlike U.S. neighbours, most Canadians content with state of their democracy: survey

Unlike U.S. neighbours, most Canadians content with state of their democracy: survey

WASHINGTON — A majority of Canadians are content with the state of their country's democracy, a new survey suggests — a far cry from the situation in the United States, where Americans appear to be clamouring for reform.
Entirely Indigenous-designed jerseys at University of Northern B.C. a Canadian first

Entirely Indigenous-designed jerseys at University of Northern B.C. a Canadian first

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — The University of Northern British Columbia says it has became the first college or university athletic program in Canada to unveil an alternate logo and jersey designed completely by an Indigenous artist.
Pornhub settles California lawsuit brought by 50 women, including Canadians

Pornhub settles California lawsuit brought by 50 women, including Canadians

MONTREAL — Pornhub and several affiliated companies have settled a lawsuit brought by 50 women who alleged it profited from pornographic videos published without their full consent.
Q&A: What you need to know about the national proof-of-vaccine document

Q&A: What you need to know about the national proof-of-vaccine document

OTTAWA — All provinces and territories have agreed to conform their proof-of-vaccine documents, or COVID-19 vaccine passports, to a national standard so that they can be used for international and domestic travel.