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COVID-19 cases rise in N.W.T. and Nunavut; Iqaluit declares state of emergency

COVID-19 cases rise in N.W.T. and Nunavut; Iqaluit declares state of emergency

IQALUIT — Nunavut's capital declared a state of emergency Monday and Yellowknife in the neighbouring N.W.T. closed its schools as news cases of COVID-19 sprang up in both territories.
'Compliance with AHS is noncompliance with God:' Alberta pastor testifies at trial

'Compliance with AHS is noncompliance with God:' Alberta pastor testifies at trial

EDMONTON — An Alberta pastor accused of leading church services in violation of public-health orders says the COVID-19 pandemic has been blown out of proportion by the government and the media.
Former Nova Scotia premier Donald Cameron remembered as man 'ahead of his time'

Former Nova Scotia premier Donald Cameron remembered as man 'ahead of his time'

HALIFAX — Raised on a farm in Nova Scotia's Pictou County, Donald Cameron's rural roots were a source of pride for a man who in 1991 would become the province's 22nd premier and an advocate for fairness and social justice.
More than 5,000 international air travellers positive for COVID-19 since February

More than 5,000 international air travellers positive for COVID-19 since February

OTTAWA — More than 5,000 people tested positive for COVID-19 after flying back to Canada since mandatory quarantine hotels began in late February. Thus far, variants of interest or concern have been identified in almost one-third of those cases.
Garneau to quarantine in hotel after returning from G7 ministers' meeting in U.K.

Garneau to quarantine in hotel after returning from G7 ministers' meeting in U.K.

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau will stay in a quarantine hotel for three days starting Wednesday after returning from the United Kingdom where he's attending the first in-person meeting of G7 foreign and development ministers in over
J&J vaccine can be used for people over 30 but mRNA vaccines still preferred: NACI

J&J vaccine can be used for people over 30 but mRNA vaccines still preferred: NACI

OTTAWA — The Johnson & Johnson vaccine should be limited to people over the age of 30 who don't want to wait for Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna, the National Advisory Committee on Immunization said Monday.
MPs to discuss rule changes after 'rude' treatment of sex assault victims, advocates

MPs to discuss rule changes after 'rude' treatment of sex assault victims, advocates

OTTAWA — Members of Parliament say they are open to changing the way witnesses are treated at committees after some sexual violence survivors and advocates say they felt angered and, in some cases, revictimized when telling their personal stories in
Youth protection report calls on Quebec to create charter of children's rights

Youth protection report calls on Quebec to create charter of children's rights

MONTREAL — A commission investigating Quebec's youth protection system released its final report Monday, calling on the government to create a charter of children's rights.
Proud Boys Canada's demise could stiffen resolve of members, expert warns

Proud Boys Canada's demise could stiffen resolve of members, expert warns

OTTAWA — Targeting the Canadian chapter of the Proud Boys with anti-terror legislation has led to the group's apparent demise, but a leading expert says it might have little effect on the broader far-right movement.
Nunavut imposes isolation for those travelling from N.W.T.

Nunavut imposes isolation for those travelling from N.W.T.

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut is suspending its common travel area with the Northwest Territories after a COVID-19 outbreak closed schools in Yellowknife. The N.W.T. on Monday reported eight confirmed cases and 12 probable cases of COVID-19 at N.J.
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