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MPs to hear from ministers, officials on safety of returning travellers in quarantine

MPs to hear from ministers, officials on safety of returning travellers in quarantine

OTTAWA — MPs will hear from federal ministers and officials as early as this week on the safety of returning travellers after two women were allegedly sexually assaulted during mandatory COVID-19 quarantine.
White House declarative on whether U.S. will share vaccines with Canada, Mexico: 'No'

White House declarative on whether U.S. will share vaccines with Canada, Mexico: 'No'

WASHINGTON — The White House is making it abundantly clear it has no plans to share America's COVID-19 vaccines with Canada or Mexico.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Monday, March 1, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Monday, March 1, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 5:05 p.m. Ontario is asking the federal government for guidance on whether it can extend the interval between the first and second dose of its COVID-19 vaccines to four months.

How effective is the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine? What you need to know

Health Canada approved its third COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, authorizing the jab made by AstraZeneca and Oxford University after a lengthy review of clinical trial details.
Trudeau Liberals eye security threats to Canada's economy with governmentwide plan

Trudeau Liberals eye security threats to Canada's economy with governmentwide plan

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is pressing ahead with efforts to counter economic-based threats to national security, such as theft of valuable intellectual property and damage to critical energy and information networks.
National panel advises provinces not to use AstraZeneca vaccine on seniors

National panel advises provinces not to use AstraZeneca vaccine on seniors

A national panel of vaccine experts says provinces should not use AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine on seniors.
B.C. to offer second dose of COVID vaccine after 4 months

B.C. to offer second dose of COVID vaccine after 4 months

VICTORIA — British Columbia will extend the time between the first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccines to four months as it ramps up its age-based immunization plan to free up doses so all residents could get their initial shot by July.
Nova Scotia mass shooting: lawyer says spouse of killer could face unfair trial

Nova Scotia mass shooting: lawyer says spouse of killer could face unfair trial

PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S. — A lawyer representing the spouse of the man who murdered 22 people in Nova Scotia said Monday her client's right to a fair trial could be jeopardized if portions of a redacted document are unsealed.

Indigenous groups, leaders demand action in wake of B.C. police shooting death

TOFINO, B.C. — The leaders of Indigenous groups in British Columbia are asking for answers over the police shooting death of a 28-year-old man in a community off the west coast of Vancouver Island over the weekend.
Meng's defence team argues for admission of evidence to bolster its case

Meng's defence team argues for admission of evidence to bolster its case

VANCOUVER — A lawyer for the Huawei executive facing extradition to the United States says there's evidence showing the case against her is "manifestly unreliable" and he wants that evidence admitted to the record.