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B.C. reintroduces mandatory mask policy, including for students in Grades 4 and up

B.C. reintroduces mandatory mask policy, including for students in Grades 4 and up

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said the mask order will be reassessed in mid-October when the province fully implements a card showing proof of immunization for those entering restaurants, theatres, and events.
Alberta records almost 2,000 new COVID-19 cases over three days

Alberta records almost 2,000 new COVID-19 cases over three days

Active case count now hovers around 7,777.
Canadian special forces operating outside Kabul airport to help evacuees: officials

Canadian special forces operating outside Kabul airport to help evacuees: officials

OTTAWA — On the eve of a special G7 leaders' meeting, Canadian officials disclosed Monday the military's special forces are operating outside the closed confines of Kabul's chaotic airport to get people on flights out of Afghanistan.
Stoney Nakoda celebrate name change of Alberta mountain landmark

Stoney Nakoda celebrate name change of Alberta mountain landmark

CANMORE, Alta. — The Alberta government says a prominent landmark in the Rocky Mountains has been renamed in the spirit of reconciliation.
Canadians paid down record amount of debt amid pandemic, StatCan says

Canadians paid down record amount of debt amid pandemic, StatCan says

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says households paid down a record amount of non-mortgage debt in the first year of the pandemic as mortgage debt climbed by even more.
GM expands Chevy Bolt EV recall to cover all model years for fire risk

GM expands Chevy Bolt EV recall to cover all model years for fire risk

General Motors says it has expanded a recall of its Chevy Bolt electric vehicles to include all model years because of a risk the battery cells could catch fire.
Canadian banks to require employees working in its offices to be fully vaccinated

Canadian banks to require employees working in its offices to be fully vaccinated

TORONTO — Canadian companies in federally regulated industries are starting to announce mandatory vaccination policies, in a bid to protect staff and abide by a recent government request.
Climber falls 1,000 feet to his death

Climber falls 1,000 feet to his death

“With equipment and experience and skill you can minimize that risk down to a lower level, but you can’t completely get rid of the risk."
Most Canadians in favour of vaccine passports for non-essential activities: poll

Most Canadians in favour of vaccine passports for non-essential activities: poll

A majority of Canadians support a system that would require proof of vaccination to access some non-essential services, a new poll suggests as the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic takes hold.
United States extends border restrictions for Canada, Mexico to Sept. 21

United States extends border restrictions for Canada, Mexico to Sept. 21

The United States extended its restrictions on non-essential travel at land and ferry border crossings yet again on Friday, the first such extension since Canada welcomed vaccinated Americans back into the country earlier in the month.
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