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Sen. Forest-Niesing hospitalized despite being fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Sen. Forest-Niesing hospitalized despite being fully vaccinated against COVID-19

OTTAWA — Sen. Josée Forest-Niesing is in hospital after contracting COVID-19, despite being fully vaccinated. Her office says the 56-year-old Sudbury senator is no longer in intensive care and is hopefully on the mend.
Green Party to drop legal action against Annamie Paul as discussions drag on

Green Party to drop legal action against Annamie Paul as discussions drag on

OTTAWA — Green Party executives have opted to drop a legal challenge against their leader that brought tensions between senior officials and Annamie Paul to a boil last summer.
Human rights adjudicator can't decide workplace discrimination complaint: top court

Human rights adjudicator can't decide workplace discrimination complaint: top court

OTTAWA — A labour arbitrator — not a human rights adjudicator — should weigh a complaint from a unionized Manitoba health-care aide who alleged discrimination by her employer, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
Canada considers what to do with millions of unused COVID-19 vaccine doses

Canada considers what to do with millions of unused COVID-19 vaccine doses

OTTAWA — Canada must decide what to do with millions of unused COVID-19 vaccine doses now that officials have confirmed they won't be needed to vaccinate children. Roughly 6.
Line 5 dispute 'directly and significantly' impacting Canada-U.S. relations: Enbridge

Line 5 dispute 'directly and significantly' impacting Canada-U.S. relations: Enbridge

WASHINGTON — Michigan's efforts to shut down Enbridge Inc.'s Line 5 cross-border pipeline have "directly and significantly" impacted the relationship between Canada and the United States, the company argues in new court documents.
Quebec premier says Trudeau must ensure the Quebec nation does not lose a seat

Quebec premier says Trudeau must ensure the Quebec nation does not lose a seat

The Quebec premier has challenged Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to ensure that the province does not lose a seat in the planned redistribution of parliamentary ridings in Canada.
People with allergic reaction to COVID-19 vaccine can still get second dose: NACI

People with allergic reaction to COVID-19 vaccine can still get second dose: NACI

OTTAWA — Even people who had severe allergic reactions to their first dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine can still safely get a second dose, according to Canada's vaccine advisory committee.
Montreal police make arrest in fatal stabbing of 16-year-old outside school

Montreal police make arrest in fatal stabbing of 16-year-old outside school

Montreal police say they've made an arrest in the fatal stabbing of teenager outside a high school this week. Police say a minor was arrested today and faces charges of second-degree murder and conspiracy.
Privacy czar probing complaints about federal public service vaccination requirement

Privacy czar probing complaints about federal public service vaccination requirement

OTTAWA — The federal privacy watchdog is investigating "a number of complaints" about the government's COVID-19 vaccination requirement for public servants.
Not the time to 'freely go wherever,' says Tam as non-essential travel advisory lifts

Not the time to 'freely go wherever,' says Tam as non-essential travel advisory lifts

OTTAWA — Canadians should carefully weigh any future decisions on taking foreign trips even though the federal government has lifted a global advisory asking them to avoid non-essential travel, health officials cautioned Friday. Dr.