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Unvaccinated federal employees not granted exemptions to be put on unpaid leave today

Unvaccinated federal employees not granted exemptions to be put on unpaid leave today

OTTAWA — Employees in the core federal public sector who have not been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 were to be put on unpaid leave Monday, unless they were already granted an accommodation.
Alberta premier snipes at Trudeau as province signs on to $10-day child-care deal

Alberta premier snipes at Trudeau as province signs on to $10-day child-care deal

EDMONTON — Alberta has signed on to Ottawa’s $10-a-day child-care program, but not before Premier Jason Kenney dismissed the federal contribution as recycled provincial money and accused Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of playing favourites.
Quebec judge refuses injunction against abandoned vaccine mandate for health workers

Quebec judge refuses injunction against abandoned vaccine mandate for health workers

MONTREAL — A Quebec Superior Court judge on Monday rejected a request for injunction against the province's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health-care workers, nearly two weeks after the government suspended the health order.

A list of Canada-U.S. irritants as Thursday's trilateral Three Amigos summit nears

WASHINGTON — As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets Thursday with U.S. President Joe Biden and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, observers say Canada has a lot to complain about.

Rain, mud and people trapped: A list of numbers prompted by storm in southern B.C.

VANCOUVER — Torrential rain that set off flooding and mudslides in southern British Columbia closed highways, trapped people in vehicles and forced the evacuation of some communities.
Justin, take the wheel: experts tell Canada to show tough love at White House

Justin, take the wheel: experts tell Canada to show tough love at White House

WASHINGTON — The federal Liberal government was lulled into a false sense of security by the results of last year's U.S.
Ottawa must consult provinces on emissions cap for oil, gas industry: Alberta premier

Ottawa must consult provinces on emissions cap for oil, gas industry: Alberta premier

OTTAWA — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney warned the federal government on Monday that it must consult with the provinces as Ottawa moves on plans to implement a cap on emissions from the oil and gas sector.
Quebec coroner concerned about lack of COVID-19 preparation in long-term care homes

Quebec coroner concerned about lack of COVID-19 preparation in long-term care homes

QUEBEC — The coroner investigating COVID-19 deaths in Quebec's long-term care homes said Monday she was troubled by the fact officials knew there were risks to the care homes but failed to protect them from the pandemic's first wave.
As MPs return to Hill, some still worry about safety despite enhanced security

As MPs return to Hill, some still worry about safety despite enhanced security

OTTAWA — With a week until MPs return to Parliament Hill, the issue of safety is top of mind for some as the threat of political violence has been on the rise.

Alberta child care and Queen Elizabeth's sprained back: In The News for Nov. 15

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Nov. 15 ... What we are watching in Canada ...