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Canadian traveller forced to stay in quarantine facility after negative COVID-19 test

Canadian traveller forced to stay in quarantine facility after negative COVID-19 test

Lennard Skead says he felt like he’d been put in jail for a crime he didn’t commit when he returned to Canada from South Africa on Thursday. Skead, who lives in Brandon, Man.
B.C. moves to recovery management phase after floods; most military leaving province

B.C. moves to recovery management phase after floods; most military leaving province

VICTORIA — British Columbia is shifting into repair and recovery mode following devastating floods and landslides caused by record rains that crippled transportation links, deluged agricultural operations and forced the evacuations of thousands of pe
Tributes to victims on 32nd anniversary of Montreal's Polytechnique mass shooting

Tributes to victims on 32nd anniversary of Montreal's Polytechnique mass shooting

MONTREAL — Fourteen beams of light pierced upward through the foggy night sky on Montreal's Mount Royal Monday as the city ended a day's worth of ceremonies to honour the 14 victims of the École Polytechnique shooting.
O'Toole asks House to investigate toxic workplace allegations against Shannon Stubbs

O'Toole asks House to investigate toxic workplace allegations against Shannon Stubbs

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole has asked the House of Commons to probe allegations that one of his MPs, Shannon Stubbs, created a toxic work environment for her staff.
O'Toole mum on vaccination status of four absent Conservative MPs

O'Toole mum on vaccination status of four absent Conservative MPs

OTTAWA — Four Conservative MPs have been absent from the House of Commons since it passed a motion tightening the mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, with Leader Erin O'Toole refusing to say why. On Nov.
Canadian ambassador to China Dominic Barton tenders resignation

Canadian ambassador to China Dominic Barton tenders resignation

OTTAWA — Dominic Barton has tendered his resignation as ambassador to China after two tense years in which he was praised for helping secure the release of two Canadians from Chinese custody, and criticized for strongly pushing closer trade ties with
Take steps to fend off ransomware attacks, federal ministers urge Canadians

Take steps to fend off ransomware attacks, federal ministers urge Canadians

OTTAWA — Citing a dramatic increase in ransomware attacks on organizations — including health providers and vital utilities — federal ministers are urging Canadians to bolster their cybersecurity.
Military's water purification system up and running again in Iqaluit

Military's water purification system up and running again in Iqaluit

IQALUIT, Nunavut — The Canadian Armed Forces says its water purification system in Iqaluit is up and running again after it was down for two weeks. The military has been in the Nunavut capital of 8,000 residents since Oct.
Cracks in military's Cyclone helicopters could be linked to folding tail: expert

Cracks in military's Cyclone helicopters could be linked to folding tail: expert

HALIFAX — Cracks recently detected in most of the Canadian military's Cyclone helicopters could be linked to the aircraft's folding tail mechanism, a military aviation expert said Monday.

Alberta surgeon handed 4-month suspension for hanging noose on operating-room door

EDMONTON — A doctor in northwestern Alberta who was found guilty of unprofessional conduct for hanging a rope in the shape of a noose on an operating-room door has been suspended from practising for four months.