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Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin files court challenge of his firing from vaccine rollout

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin files court challenge of his firing from vaccine rollout

OTTAWA — Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin is asking for a judicial review of the decision to remove him as head of Canada's vaccine logistics, alleging political interference by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and two of his cabinet ministers.
Veteran Liberal MP Wayne Easter won't seek re-election in long-held P.E.I. riding

Veteran Liberal MP Wayne Easter won't seek re-election in long-held P.E.I. riding

OTTAWA — Veteran Liberal MP Wayne Easter has decided not to run for a 10th term in Parliament.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 6:30 p.m. B.C. is reporting 68 new cases of COVID-19, the lowest daily rate since last August, as the province prepares to enter the second stage of its restart plan tomorrow.
B.C. to ease pandemic restrictions, provincial travel, indoor activities allowed

B.C. to ease pandemic restrictions, provincial travel, indoor activities allowed

VICTORIA — Health restrictions will be eased on indoor gatherings, group activities and travel within British Columbia on Tuesday as COVID-19 immunization rates rise and case counts decline, Premier John Horgan says.
Former Green MP Jenica Atwin adjusts position on Israel after joining Liberal caucus

Former Green MP Jenica Atwin adjusts position on Israel after joining Liberal caucus

OTTAWA — Jenica Atwin has adjusted her position on Israel to align with the governing Liberal party she joined just four days ago.
Experts divided on easing COVID-19 rules for fully vaccinated adults

Experts divided on easing COVID-19 rules for fully vaccinated adults

As provinces accelerate their efforts to get their populations fully vaccinated against COVID-19, there are calls for the federal government to issue clear guidance on what people can do once they receive both shots.
Iqaluit school's contacts and classmates cleared after two COVID-19 cases

Iqaluit school's contacts and classmates cleared after two COVID-19 cases

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut's chief public health officer says there are no additional cases of COVID-19 at Iqaluit's Aqsarniit middle school after two students tested positive.
Canada trying to save money at the expense of First Nations kids, lawyer argues

Canada trying to save money at the expense of First Nations kids, lawyer argues

OTTAWA — Lawyers arguing on behalf of First Nations children and youth unnecessarily taken from their families by an underfunded and discriminatory child-welfare system say Canada harmed these kids, but is "shamefully" trying to avoid paying for its
Liberals move to cut debate, force vote on bill to implement 2021 budget

Liberals move to cut debate, force vote on bill to implement 2021 budget

OTTAWA — The Trudeau Liberals' sweeping budget bill is moving faster to a final vote after the government successfully moved Monday to force an end to debate in the House of Commons, citing partisan shenanigans.
Canadian business leaders demand plan to reopen borders, economy now

Canadian business leaders demand plan to reopen borders, economy now

OTTAWA — Business leaders are calling on Ottawa to immediately lay out a comprehensive plan to reopen the economy and international borders along with a vaccine certification process as they struggle to prepare for a summer season hanging in flux.