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A look at the latest COVID-19 news in Canada

A look at the latest COVID-19 news in Canada

A look at the latest COVID-19 news in Canada and the restrictions being brought in to try to stem the spread of the Omicron variant: — Canada is bringing back a requirement, starting Tuesday, for everyone entering the country to have a negative molec
Housing for displaced flood victims high priority as military wraps B.C. assistance

Housing for displaced flood victims high priority as military wraps B.C. assistance

VANCOUVER, Wash. — The mayor of a British Columbia community devastated by last month's floods says finding winter housing for displaced residents is his top priority with recovery efforts underway.
Canada reinstates molecular test for travellers, more restrictions in some provinces

Canada reinstates molecular test for travellers, more restrictions in some provinces

Canada is bringing back a requirement for everyone entering the country to have a pre-arrival negative molecular test result for COVID-19, even if travellers are returning after being away for under 72 hours.
Girl, 10, coming to Canada killed at Taliban checkpoint

Girl, 10, coming to Canada killed at Taliban checkpoint

A 10-year-old girl who was approved to come with her family to Canada from Afghanistan was killed when gunfire erupted at a Taliban checkpoint.
Judge rejects challenge of Manitoba's Progressive Conservative leadership vote

Judge rejects challenge of Manitoba's Progressive Conservative leadership vote

WINNIPEG — A judge rejected a court challenge Friday of the vote that made Heather Stefanson leader of Manitoba's Progressive Conservatives and the province's premier. Shelly Glover, who came up just short with 49 per cent of the ballots on Oct.
Infant dies of COVID-19 in Montreal, hospital says baby was born healthy

Infant dies of COVID-19 in Montreal, hospital says baby was born healthy

MONTREAL — An infant has died of COVID-19 at a Montreal hospital. The Sainte-Justine children's hospital says the baby, who was less than two months old, died of the disease on Thursday.
Quebec woman who murdered stepdaughter must spend at least 13 years in prison

Quebec woman who murdered stepdaughter must spend at least 13 years in prison

TROIS-RIVIÈRES, Que. — A Superior Court judge has sentenced a Granby, Que., woman convicted of murdering her seven-year-old stepdaughter to life in prison with no chance of parole for 13 years.
Liberal government gets all its priority legislation enacted before Christmas break

Liberal government gets all its priority legislation enacted before Christmas break

OTTAWA — Senators have speedily passed legislation to provide federally regulated workers with 10 days of paid sick leave and to protect health-care workers from harassment and intimidation.
Northwest Territories loosens COVID-19 isolation requirements, increases testing

Northwest Territories loosens COVID-19 isolation requirements, increases testing

YELLOWKNIFE — Northwest Territories parents with partially vaccinated children no longer need to self-isolate for COVID-19 when they return from travel. N.W.T. chief public health officer Dr.
Politics versus practicalities: the cross-border battle over Biden's EV tax credits

Politics versus practicalities: the cross-border battle over Biden's EV tax credits

WASHINGTON — The tax-credit scheme that President Joe Biden is proposing to encourage U.S. consumers to buy more electric vehicles might never be implemented in its current form, say veteran observers of both North America's auto sector and Canada-U.