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Education Apr 12All schools in Ontario to shut and go to online learning
All schools in Canada’s most populous province will be shut down and move to online learning because of a record number of coronavirus infections.
Health Mar 18Biden plans to send COVID-19 shots to Mexico, Canada
The U.S. is planning to send a combined 4 million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to Mexico and Canada in its first export of shots, the White House said Thursday.
World Mar 05Canada approves Johnson & Johnson vaccine
Canada is getting a fourth vaccine to prevent COVID-19 as the country’s health regulator has cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two.
Politics Feb 23WATCH: Biden and Trudeau give statements on bilateral meeting
In pre-pandemic times, such a meeting would have been held with fanfare. But with Biden and Trudeau stressing caution to their citizens, both leaders are foregoing the typical pomp and holding their talks by video conference.
Politics Feb 03Canada designates the Proud Boys as a terrorist entity
The Proud Boys have faced increased scrutiny after seizing on the former Trump administration’s policies and was a major agitator during earlier protests and the Capitol riot on Jan. 6.
World Jan 21Canada’s governor general resigns after workplace harassment report
The governor general is the representative of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II as head of state and holds a mostly ceremonial and symbolic position.
Politics Jan 20Keystone XL pipeline halted as Biden moves to cancel permit
The 1,700-mile (2,735-kilometer) pipeline was planned to carry roughly 800,000 barrels of oil a day from Alberta to the Texas Gulf Coast, passing through Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma.
Health Dec 30Canada to require negative COVID-19 test for people entering country
The Canadian government says that passengers must have a negative COVID-19 test taken within three days before they arrive in the country.
World Jul 13Trudeau apologizes for not recusing himself from charity contract decision
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologized for not recusing himself from a Cabinet decision to award a contract to a charity his family did paid work for.
Politics Jul 06Trudeau turns down White House invitation amid pandemic
Trump and López Obrador are due to meet Wednesday Washington, but Trudeau spokesperson Chantal Gagnon said Monday that while Canada wishes the U.S. and Mexico well, Trudeau won't be there.