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WestJet Extends Temporary Suspension of International Sun Flights Until June

WestJet says it will extend its temporary suspension of international sun flights to destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean until June 4. Canadian airlines in January suspended… Read more »

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Grey Whale Off Vancouver Island Given Antibiotics After Lesions Found Around Tag Site

Canadian and American officials say they’re monitoring a grey whale after lesions were spotted in the same area where a satellite tag was attached by researchers. Officials… Read more »

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Details on What Ontario’s Hot-Spot Vaccination Plan For 18+ Looks Like

Ontario has said it will offer COVID-19 vaccines to residents aged 18 and older in hot-spot postal codes, starting with the hardest-hit neighbourhoods in Toronto and Peel… Read more »

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Alberta’s Top Doctor Says New Restrictions Loom As Covid-19 Cases Continue To Spike

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health says new public-health restrictions might be needed if high daily COVID-19 case counts continue. Dr. Deena Hinshaw says high numbers of… Read more »

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Montreal School Wants Ottawa to Plan for a Kamala Harris Drop-in During Future Visit

If U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris happens to be in Canada any time soon, her old high school in Montreal would love to host her. The chair of the English Montreal School Board wrote to Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau today to make a formal request to have Harris stopover in Montreal during an eventual official visit to Canada.

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Tougher Covid-19 Restrictions in B.C., Including Travel, Still ‘On the Table’: Horgan

Further COVID-19 restrictions may be on the way for British Columbia, with the premier suggesting changes could come as early as Thursday. John Horgan says travel restrictions… Read more »

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Atlantic Premiers Delay Reopening of Regional Travel Bubble Until at Least May 3

Atlantic Canada’s premiers announced on Tuesday they were delaying the reopening of the regional travel bubble by at least two weeks because of rising COVID-19 cases and… Read more »

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Ontario Community Groups to Organize Covid-19 Vaccines for 18+ Residents in Hot Spots

  Ontario says community groups will help organize COVID-19 vaccine clinics for residents aged 18 and older in “high risk” settings within virus hot spots. The province… Read more »

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Health Canada Investigating Blood Clot Reports After U.S. Pauses J&J Vaccine

  Health Canada says it is investigating reports a second vaccine may be linked to extremely rare cases of blood clots. The United States Centers for Disease… Read more »

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Prince Edward Island Premier Says Atlantic Bubble Unlikely to Reopen April 19

Reopening the Atlantic travel bubble next Monday is “precarious,” Prince Edward Island Premier Dennis King said Tuesday. “All signs are pointing to the fact that we will… Read more »

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Quebec Hits 2 million COVID-19 Vaccinations, 1 in 4 Quebecers Have received Dose

Quebec has now administered two million COVID-19 vaccine doses. Health Minister Christian Dube announced the milestone today, noting that means 25 per cent of Quebecers have received… Read more »

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Air Canada Offering Refunds for All Flights Affected by COVID-19 Since Feb 1, 2020

Air Canada has announced that eligible customers who purchased a non-refundable ticket for travel on or after February 1, 2020 but were not able to fly are… Read more »

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2021 Best Countries Report: Canada is the Best in the World

Canada is the No.1 country in the world according to the 2021 Best Countries Report. Japan and Germany took 2nd and 3rd spot respectively, while Switzerland, No…. Read more »

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Edmonton Folk Music Festival Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Despite Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s hope that the COVID-19 vaccine will allow summer events like the Calgary Stampede to go ahead, the Edmonton Folk Music Festival has… Read more »

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Air Canada, Ottawa Agree to Aid Package Worth up to $5.9 Billion

Air Canada and the federal government have agreed to loans and equity financing that would allow the airline to access as much as $5.9 billion. As part… Read more »

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Alberta Legislature Speaker Apologizes For Condemning New COVID Health Restrictions

The Speaker of the Alberta legislature is apologizing for publicly condemning the government’s new COVID-19 health restrictions. Nathan Cooper, in a speech read aloud in the debate… Read more »

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Manitobans are Having House Parties, Play Dates and Sleepovers, Top Doctor Says

The Manitoba government will likely soon impose tougher public-health orders, partly because some people have lost sight of the measures needed to contain the spread of COVID-19,… Read more »

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Alberta Premier Kenney Says Better Days Ahead as COVID-19 Vaccinations Increase

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is urging the public to hold on a little longer with current COVID-19 restrictions until more people receive the vaccine and things “get… Read more »

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Ontario Schools to Move Online Next Week After Spring Break

Ontario schools will move indefinitely to online learning when classes resume next week after spring break, the province announced Monday. Premier Doug Ford said community spread of… Read more »

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N.L. NDP Launches Constitutional Challenge of Election Results, Calls for New Vote

Newfoundland and Labrador’s New Democrats are asking a court to declare the province’s recent election unconstitutional, saying voting irregularities were so numerous and severe that a new… Read more »

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Nova Scotia to Hold Two Minutes of Silence to Honour Mass Shooting Victims

Nova Scotia’s premier is inviting people in the province to participate in two minutes of silence this Sunday for those lost in last year’s mass shooting. Iain… Read more »

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Porter Airlines Pushes Back Flight Restart Date to June 21

Porter Airlines is once more pushing back its tentative date for resuming flights. The airline, which has delayed its restart date several times during the pandemic, now… Read more »

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Canada Post Worker in Toronto Has Died From COVID-19, Union Says

The union representing Canada Post employees says a worker at a Toronto facility has died as a result of COVID-19. The Canadian Union of Postal Workers says… Read more »

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Montreal Businesses Clean Up After Anti-Curfew Protest Turns Violent

Business owners in Montreal were cleaning up and assessing the damage today following an anti-curfew protest that turned violent. Hundreds gathered in defiance of a return to… Read more »