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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.
'Bumbling and stumbling': Alberta's UCP caucus votes for changes to sovereignty bill

'Bumbling and stumbling': Alberta's UCP caucus votes for changes to sovereignty bill

EDMONTON — Alberta's governing United Conservative caucus says it wants changes to fix a bill that grants sweeping, unchecked powers to Premier Danielle Smith and her cabinet to pass laws behind closed doors without the scrutiny and approval of the l
Execs from grocery giants push back against inflation profiteering claims

Execs from grocery giants push back against inflation profiteering claims

OTTAWA — Grocery executives are disputing an accusation that grocery giants are taking advantage of inflation to drive up their own profits.
Military officer Dany Fortin acquitted on 1988 sexual assault charge

Military officer Dany Fortin acquitted on 1988 sexual assault charge

GATINEAU, Que. — A Quebec civilian judge has acquitted a central figure in Canada's COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, of sexual assault over an allegation that dates back to 1988.
Canada 'watching closely' as Biden pressed to fix Inflation Reduction Act 'glitches'

Canada 'watching closely' as Biden pressed to fix Inflation Reduction Act 'glitches'

WASHINGTON — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday that Canada will be "watching closely" as the United States responds to complaints from Europe about the North American protectionism built into President Joe Biden's signature climate change ini
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.
Ottawa calls for project proposals that help internationally trained health workers

Ottawa calls for project proposals that help internationally trained health workers

HALIFAX — A program announced Monday will fund projects to remove barriers preventing qualified new Canadians from working in health care, the federal immigration minister said.
Aspiring environmental engineer wins scholarship in memory of Polytechnique victims

Aspiring environmental engineer wins scholarship in memory of Polytechnique victims

MONTREAL — A Quebec environmental engineering student intent on researching solutions to the global climate crisis is the latest recipient of a $30,000 prize established in honour of the 14 women killed 33 years ago at Montreal’s École Polytechnique.
Permanent residents can now apply to join the Canadian Armed Forces

Permanent residents can now apply to join the Canadian Armed Forces

OTTAWA — Permanent residents can now apply to join the Canadian Armed Forces, regardless of whether they have been trained by a foreign military.
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