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Ontario premier demands increased COVID-19 testing at airports as new variant emerges

Ontario premier demands increased COVID-19 testing at airports as new variant emerges

OTTAWA — Ontario Premier Doug Ford blasted the federal government Monday for not moving faster on COVID-19 testing for incoming international travellers as a new variant prompted more border closures.
Canadian submarine docked extra year due to leak found following errant test

Canadian submarine docked extra year due to leak found following errant test

OTTAWA — One of the Royal Canadian Navy's four beleaguered submarines will remain docked for repairs an extra year after a leak was discovered in a ballast tank that was not properly drained.
Many Canadians who contracted COVID-19 worried about dying: Poll

Many Canadians who contracted COVID-19 worried about dying: Poll

OTTAWA — A new poll has pulled back the curtains on the fear and anxiety that comes with contracting COVID-19, including widespread concern among those who have tested positive for the illness that they could die.
Correctional officers arrested in death of Indigenous man in N.L. jail: police

Correctional officers arrested in death of Indigenous man in N.L. jail: police

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Police say several correctional officers have been arrested in connection with the death of an Indigenous man in a Newfoundland and Labrador provincial jail — but they won't say how many.
Health Canada has final data needed from Moderna to make a decision on vaccine

Health Canada has final data needed from Moderna to make a decision on vaccine

OTTAWA — Health Canada says it will "soon" be ready to announce if it can authorize a second COVID-19 vaccine after receiving final documents from U.S. biotech firm Moderna over the weekend.
'A bombshell': Canadians stuck in U.K. face uncertainty after Canada shuts air travel

'A bombshell': Canadians stuck in U.K. face uncertainty after Canada shuts air travel

MONTREAL — Mark Sultana says Canada's decision to halt most air travel from the United Kingdom, where a mutated strain of COVID-19 has been discovered, landed "like a bombshell.
Jade boulder stolen in B.C. has nothing but sentimental value, says owner

Jade boulder stolen in B.C. has nothing but sentimental value, says owner

CACHE CREEK, B.C. — The owner of a gift store in British Columbia's southern Interior says no one will benefit if a huge jade boulder stolen from the front of her shop is carved up by thieves.
Feds should detail vaccination plan for Indigenous communities: NDP

Feds should detail vaccination plan for Indigenous communities: NDP

OTTAWA — The federal government should come up with a plan to roll COVID-19 vaccines out in Indigenous communities immediately, NDP health critic Don Davies says.
Estate of Nova Scotia mass killer Gabriel Wortman valued at $2.1 million

Estate of Nova Scotia mass killer Gabriel Wortman valued at $2.1 million

HALIFAX — The estate belonging to Nova Scotia mass murderer Gabriel Wortman is valued at $2.1 million — about one-third of which is in cash seized by police, according to newly released court documents.
A look at shootings by police officers in Canada in 2020

A look at shootings by police officers in Canada in 2020

There were 55 police shootings that resulted in death or injury in Canada between Jan. 1 and Nov. 30 of this year. Of those, 34 were fatal.