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Organizer of pro-Trump rally in Red Deer charged for breaking public health rules

RED DEER, Alta. — Police say the organizer of a pro-Trump rally in Red Deer, Alta., has been charged for ignoring public health rules. RCMP say in a news release that they were called around noon Wednesday to a protest near City Hall Park.
Health-care professionals ready to help but some say vaccine rollout too slow

Health-care professionals ready to help but some say vaccine rollout too slow

VANCOUVER — Marcia Carr returned to nursing during the first wave of the pandemic after four years in retirement and now wants to "hit the ground running" to help vaccinate as many people as possible.
Timeline: A look at Canada's relationship with Iran, before and after the PS752 crash

Timeline: A look at Canada's relationship with Iran, before and after the PS752 crash

OTTAWA — It has been 66 years since Canada and Iran established diplomatic ties.
Ongoing U.S. tariffs on Canadian exports of solar products 'unwarranted,' says Ng

Ongoing U.S. tariffs on Canadian exports of solar products 'unwarranted,' says Ng

OTTAWA — The federal government is pushing back against ongoing American tariffs on Canadian solar products.
Education said key in overcoming health-care worker opposition to COVID-19 vaccine

Education said key in overcoming health-care worker opposition to COVID-19 vaccine

TORONTO — A consensus appears to have developed that educating reluctant health-care workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 is better than trying to force them to get the shots.
National group launches legal action to increase abortion access in New Brunswick

National group launches legal action to increase abortion access in New Brunswick

FREDERICTON — A national civil liberties group is launching a legal action against New Brunswick in order to increase abortion access in the province.
Goodale rejects Iran's offer to compensate Canadian victims of downed Ukraine plane

Goodale rejects Iran's offer to compensate Canadian victims of downed Ukraine plane

OTTAWA — Canada's special adviser on the Iranian military's downing of a passenger jet one year ago this week is rejecting Tehran's offer to pay $150,000 to the families of those killed in the tragedy.
Canadian Armed Forces lay out COVID-19 vaccination plans for troops

Canadian Armed Forces lay out COVID-19 vaccination plans for troops

OTTAWA — The Canadian military's surgeon general says the Canadian Armed Forces have received enough doses of the Moderna vaccine to immunize 1,200 members against COVID-19. Maj.-Gen.
'Out of this mess:' A look at some of the lives lost in the downing of Flight PS752

'Out of this mess:' A look at some of the lives lost in the downing of Flight PS752

Pedram Mousavi sat with the other passengers on Ukrainian International Airlines Flight PS752 as it remained parked on the tarmac south of Iran's capital, Tehran, about an hour behind schedule in the pre-dawn darkness. It was Jan. 8, 2020.
Discovery of two-million-year-old tools shows human adaptability: scientist

Discovery of two-million-year-old tools shows human adaptability: scientist

To the uninitiated, they look like chipped rocks. To Julio Mercader of the University of Calgary, they look like two-million-year-old messages from the dawn of human technology.