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Quebec anti-corruption police investigating fake COVID-19 vaccine passports

Quebec anti-corruption police investigating fake COVID-19 vaccine passports

MONTREAL — Quebec's anti-corruption unit says it is carrying out a "large-scale" investigation into cases of alleged fraud related to the production and sale of false COVID-19 vaccine passports.
Canadian-led battlegroup in Latvia at 'high readiness' amid NATO-Russia tensions

Canadian-led battlegroup in Latvia at 'high readiness' amid NATO-Russia tensions

OTTAWA — The Canadian commander of a multinational battlegroup in Latvia says he is working to ensure his troops have enough supplies and can talk to each other, as mounting tensions between the NATO military alliance and Russia feed fears of a new w
Ottawa inks deal to share more residential school records with reconciliation centre

Ottawa inks deal to share more residential school records with reconciliation centre

OTTAWA — Canada's Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Marc Miller announced Thursday Ottawa has entered into an agreement with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation to hand over thousands more records on residential schools that the federa
Spike in deaths causes Yukon to declare overdose emergency

Spike in deaths causes Yukon to declare overdose emergency

WHITEHORSE — The Yukon government has declared a substance-use health emergency after toxic drugs pushed overdose deaths to new peaks.
O'Toole's boycott leaves security panel of parliamentarians with no Conservative MPs

O'Toole's boycott leaves security panel of parliamentarians with no Conservative MPs

OTTAWA — There are no Conservative MPs among the newly named slate of parliamentarians to oversee the security-and-intelligence community following the party's decision to boycott the body.
Russia cyber attack warning emerges, as Joly in Europe amid Ukraine crisis

Russia cyber attack warning emerges, as Joly in Europe amid Ukraine crisis

OTTAWA — Canada's electronic spy service warned Thursday that Russian-based hackers are targeting critical infrastructure, while Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly said Moscow would face severe sanctions if it makes further moves against Ukraine.

Canada has sanctioned 400 people and entities so far since Russian Ukraine incursion

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly said Thursday that Russia would face severe sanctions if it makes further moves against Ukraine.
NDP must decide if it wants to be Parliament's conscience or win: polling analyst

NDP must decide if it wants to be Parliament's conscience or win: polling analyst

OTTAWA — A polling and political analyst says the New Democrats need to decide whether they want to be the "conscience of Parliament" or win an election. Philippe Fournier of 338Canada.
Nunavut health minister wants to see more people vaccinated against COVID-19

Nunavut health minister wants to see more people vaccinated against COVID-19

IQALUIT — Nunavut's health minister says he's concerned too many residents are either not vaccinated or not fully vaccinated against COVID-19. John Main says he wants people to encourage their friends and family members to get a shot.
Hundreds of academics ask Freeland to scrap carbon capture tax credit

Hundreds of academics ask Freeland to scrap carbon capture tax credit

OTTAWA — More than 400 Canadian climate scientists and other academics are pleading with Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland to scrap her plan to create a tax credit for companies that build carbon capture and storage facilities.