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Almost eight in 10 support proof-of-vaccine requirement to visit public places: poll

Almost eight in 10 support proof-of-vaccine requirement to visit public places: poll

OTTAWA — Canadians overwhelmingly support the idea of requiring vaccine passports to gain admittance to public places such as restaurants, bars and gyms, a new poll suggests.

No winning ticket for Friday's $20 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $20 million jackpot in Friday's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on Oct. 5 will grow to an estimated $25 million. The Canadian Press
PM accused of 'callousness' for heading to Tofino instead of reconciliation events

PM accused of 'callousness' for heading to Tofino instead of reconciliation events

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced backlash Friday over his decision to fly to British Columbia to spend time with his family on the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
Saskatchewan woman who was scared after Alberta surgery cancelled says it is back on

Saskatchewan woman who was scared after Alberta surgery cancelled says it is back on

EDMONTON — A Saskatchewan woman who is worried about losing her eyesight or possibly dying because her surgery for a rare cancer was cancelled in Alberta says the operation has been quickly rescheduled for next week.

Clarification to Sept. 29 story on Fairy Creek logging injunction

VICTORIA — A Canadian Press story on Sept. 29 about a B.C.
Elections Canada confirms recount going ahead in Quebec riding

Elections Canada confirms recount going ahead in Quebec riding

OTTAWA — Elections Canada is confirming that a recount will take place in a Quebec riding with a close result after a "potential anomaly" was discovered with a ballot box after the votes were validated.
Enbridge says still willing to talk on Line 5, despite Michigan's frustration

Enbridge says still willing to talk on Line 5, despite Michigan's frustration

WASHINGTON — The Canadian architect of the controversial Line 5 cross-border pipeline expansion project said Friday it remains committed to a negotiated solution to its impasse with the state of Michigan, even though the government has effectively wa
Canada, Germany pushing wealthy countries for more climate money

Canada, Germany pushing wealthy countries for more climate money

OTTAWA — Canada and Germany are making "a lot of progress" convincing rich countries around the world to pony up more cash to help the developing world fight climate change, Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson said Friday.
Contagious Delta means more people need to be vaccinated to reach herd immunity

Contagious Delta means more people need to be vaccinated to reach herd immunity

OTTAWA — There's no definitive word on just how many people need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to reach herd immunity but, whatever it is, Canada's top doctor says the highly contagious Delta variant has set the goalpost even farther away. Dr.
Michael Spavor thanks, Canada, world, asks for privacy after Chinese prison release

Michael Spavor thanks, Canada, world, asks for privacy after Chinese prison release

OTTAWA — Michael Spavor is thanking Canadians and the world for their support one week after his 1,020-day ordeal in Chinese prison came to an end.
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