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Court upholds all but one rule on airline compensation for passengers

Court upholds all but one rule on airline compensation for passengers

The rules that bolster compensation for air passengers subjected to delayed flights and damaged luggage have been largely upheld in a Federal Court of Appeal ruling.
Most unused COVID-19 vaccines will expire at the end of the year: auditor general

Most unused COVID-19 vaccines will expire at the end of the year: auditor general

OTTAWA — Tens of millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccines are likely about to expire and go to waste because of a failure to manage an oversupply, Canada's auditor general reported Tuesday — a failure with an estimated price tag of about $1 billion.
Doctors say flu starting to hit adults as hospitalization rates of seniors climb

Doctors say flu starting to hit adults as hospitalization rates of seniors climb

Doctors say influenza spread is starting to hit older adults as surveillance levels indicate the hospitalization rate of seniors is not that far behind that of children. Data from the Public Health Agency of Canada for the week ending Nov.
Canadians look to side hustles to make up for inflation pressure, but at what cost?

Canadians look to side hustles to make up for inflation pressure, but at what cost?

MONTREAL — Canadians' budgets are being stretched thin as the cost of living climbs — and to compensate, some are taking on a side hustle.
B.C. to start public push to get more kids vaccinated against flu as cases climb

B.C. to start public push to get more kids vaccinated against flu as cases climb

VANCOUVER — British Columbia health officials are urging parents to get their young children vaccinated against influenza ahead of the holiday season as the province deals with crowded emergency rooms. Provincial health officer Dr.
Flu surges on heels of RSV, COVID-19 to overwhelm children's hospitals in Canada

Flu surges on heels of RSV, COVID-19 to overwhelm children's hospitals in Canada

A flu season that started early, hospitalized far more children than usual and overwhelmed emergency departments has revealed that Canada's health-care system is chronically underfunded when it comes to the most vulnerable citizens, a pediatric infec
Civil rights group says Vancouver has at least one secret police station

Civil rights group says Vancouver has at least one secret police station

VANCOUVER — A Spanish civil rights group says Vancouver has at least one secret police station operated by Chinese authorities.
Trudeau listening to 'concerns' assault-style gun definition covers hunting rifles

Trudeau listening to 'concerns' assault-style gun definition covers hunting rifles

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is listening to concerns that some of the firearms it's looking to ban are used primarily for hunting, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday. He made the comment during a press conference in Ingersoll, Ont.
British Columbians to fork out hundreds more dollars for food in 2023

British Columbians to fork out hundreds more dollars for food in 2023

An average family of four will spend up to $16,288 on food in 2023.
Safety alert: Canada-wide recall of Tums due to 'contamination'

Safety alert: Canada-wide recall of Tums due to 'contamination'

The recalled product poses a risk of injury.
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