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Canada must convince countries who reject mixed-dose travellers: travel association

Canada must convince countries who reject mixed-dose travellers: travel association

OTTAWA — Convincing dubious countries to allow Canadians with mixed vaccines to travel across their borders may be tricky, but Canada has a responsibility to try, according to a director with the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA).
No need for federal involvement in Alberta coal mine review, First Nations say

No need for federal involvement in Alberta coal mine review, First Nations say

Two Alberta First Nations say they're not convinced the federal government needs to be part of an environmental review for a large thermal coal mine expansion proposal in the province.
Little room for error when towing banners by plane, ex-pilot says after Quebec crash

Little room for error when towing banners by plane, ex-pilot says after Quebec crash

MONTREAL — It's too soon to say what caused a plane pulling a marriage proposal banner to crash near Old Montreal over the weekend, but there are "certain dangers" that come with towing banners by air, an ex-pilot said Monday.
Officer who killed Rodney Levi says N.B. Indigenous man refused to surrender knives

Officer who killed Rodney Levi says N.B. Indigenous man refused to surrender knives

MIRAMICHI, N.B. — Rodney Levi, an Indigenous man killed by the RCMP in 2020, said police would have to shoot him if they wanted him to drop his knives, an officer testified Monday at a coroner's inquest. RCMP Const.
Supreme Court asked to rule on protracted battle over military judges' independence

Supreme Court asked to rule on protracted battle over military judges' independence

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court is being asked to determine whether Canada’s military judges are truly independent.
More than a dozen schools close in New Brunswick as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

More than a dozen schools close in New Brunswick as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

FREDERICTON — Another sharp jump in COVID-19 cases in New Brunswick forced more than a dozen schools to close Monday, following reports on the weekend indicating the latest surge in infections was showing no signs of letting up.
Federal government could push provinces on vaccine mandate for workers, document says

Federal government could push provinces on vaccine mandate for workers, document says

OTTAWA — Senior federal officials were told in the spring that the government could make it mandatory for all workers countrywide to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Quebec premier says last week's debates on racism lacked compassion for First Nations

Quebec premier says last week's debates on racism lacked compassion for First Nations

Quebec Premier François Legault is accepting responsibility for the lack of compassion and solidarity toward Indigenous Peoples last week involving himself and the opposition.

Advil Cold & Sinus Day/Night blister packs recalled due to labelling error

OTTAWA — Two lots of Advil's Cold & Sinus Day/Night Convenience Pack are being recalled due to a labelling error. The problem involves one lot of 18 caplet boxes and one of 36 caplet boxes.

Help for Alberta's COVID battle and California spill: In The News for Oct. 4

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 Oct. 4 ... What we are watching in Canada ...